Blog

Friday, January 10, 2014 Michelle Heath - CMO / Marketing Consultant, Growth Street Marketing
Branding gives marketers a bad name. People hear the word “brand” and conjure images of Superbowl ads, money burning holes in agency pockets, hipsters in skinny jeans...
Thursday, January 9, 2014 Dennis Keohane - Senior Writer, VentureFizz
Openbay is a car care startup founded by Rob Infantino that makes the murky world of car maintenance a whole lot easier to navigate...
Entrepreneurship
Thursday, January 9, 2014 Joe Kinsella - CTO & Founder, CloudHealth Technologies
I am less than a week into using Google Glass and am convinced this device is 1+ years away from being ready for the typical technical consumer, and 3-5 years from the mainstream...
Technology Trends
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 Dennis Keohane - Senior Writer, VentureFizz
Today, the New England Venture Capital Association officially announced the newest class to join its Board of Directors. In a first for NEVCA, Mike Troiano, the CMO of Actifio, is the first entrepreneur to join the board...
Entrepreneurship
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 Andrew Parker - General Partner, Spark Capital
Eric Jackson wrote a piece for Forbes where he asked a bunch of people what their “sleeper ideas” for 2014 are.  I contributed the following (though, re-reading it now…
none
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 Dennis Keohane - Senior Writer, VentureFizz
After starting the company as a college student-geared ad program, Jebbit has become a truly revolutionary marketing/advertising machine and has skyrocketed to the forefront of the list of "Companies to Watch" in Boston...
Entrepreneurship
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 Dennis Keohane - Senior Writer, VentureFizz
CO Everywhere announced $6M in Series A funding this week, but the bigger news may be the addition of Ben Saren, formerly of CitySquares...
Entrepreneurship
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 Scott Brinker - Co-Founder & CTO, ion interactive
The short version: the below graphic is the latest incarnation of my marketing technology landscape supergraphic (click for a high-resolution 2600×1950 version, 4.7MB). It represents...
Technology Trends
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 Dennis Keohane - Senior Writer, VentureFizz
SimpleTuition was founded in 2005 as the go-to site for comparing and shopping for college loans. Since its inception, the company has expanded to include SmarterBucks and Valore Books...
Entrepreneurship
Monday, January 6, 2014 Dennis Keohane - Senior Writer, VentureFizz
ZappRx is one of the buzz-iest companies in Boston right now. What is driving the excitement over this company that is trying to disrupt the prescription drug filing process?
Entrepreneurship