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Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Larry Kim - Founder and CTO, WordStream
On the heels of Google’s “disappointing” earnings announcement last Friday – they generated a whopping $10.8 billion in advertising revenues in Q3 2012, up 5% from...
Technology Trends
Monday, October 29, 2012 Aki Balogh - Sr. Manager, Customer Insight at Calpont
In the world of Big Data, there has been a flurry of investments in the infrastructure layer. But activity on the analytic application layer -- i.e. using Big Data tools to solve...
Technology Trends
Monday, October 29, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
As advertising increasingly moves from print to online and mobile, small to medium-sized businesses need an efficient way to make that transition. “If you look at a small business...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Friday, October 26, 2012 Dennis Keohane - Contributor, VentureFizz
The six finalists of the FutureM/BzzAgent Shark Tank arrived at Microsoft NERD with a promise that at least $100,000 would be committed by a group of investors that included...
Funding
Friday, October 26, 2012 Dave Broadwin - Partner, Emerging Enterprise Center at Foley Hoag
I can’t say how often I have been called the first time an entrepreneur has to fire someone.  BTW, I get that call from seasoned execs as well.  Nobody likes to do it and...
Expert Advice
Friday, October 26, 2012 Lee Hower - Partner and Co-Founder, NextView Ventures
The VC industry (both the GP part and the LP part) pays attention to the sector’s returns, but the broader tech ecosystem only occasionally tunes in.  Typically it’s...
Funding
Thursday, October 25, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
Facebook’s early users posted photos from drunken frat parties and spring break trips. Now that the social media site has come of age, images of a toddler’s first steps or a child’s...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
125 companies participated in the 2012 MassChallenge Accelerator program. Last night, they awarded over $1M in cash prizes to several of the final 26 teams.
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 Wendy Roberts - Marketing & Communications Manager, Mobext
Mobext, the mobile marketing arm of Havas Digital, is excited to announce their first-ever hackathon event, Swarm, to take place in Boston October 27-28th.  Swarm is also hosted...
Innovation
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
For Waltham, Mass.-based software company VisibleGains, spotting an unusual use case of their first product, Video Apps, inspired Postwire, their newest product which launched...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation