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Wednesday, December 5, 2012 Melissa Pocek - Contributor, VentureFizz
You’ve likely heard of the high failure rate for startups -- “9 out of 10” according to Quora. However, it is still possible that one good idea can become a successful business...
Innovation
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 Keith Cline - Founder, VentureFizz
The Royal Sonesta Cambridge Hotel was buzzing last night with a groundbreaking joint event between two of the better-known startup communities in Boston...
Innovation
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
Boston is home to over 150 educational technology companies, ranging from early stage startups to established brands, but it lacks the support system that healthcare...
Expert Advice
Monday, December 3, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
From ebooks and daily deals to MP3s and Pandora subscriptions, countless consumers will send electronic gifts this holiday season. Cambridge-based startup Delightfully...
Entrepreneurship
Friday, November 30, 2012 George McQuilken - Founding Member, eCoast Angels Network
You may see lots of Scowling Scrooges and Sourpuss Santas this season, but you’ll see Smiling Angels all around Boston, 82 of them, who invested in Incentive Targeting...
Funding
Thursday, November 29, 2012 Matt Fates - Partner, Ascent Venture Partners
We are very pleased that our second B2B Enterprise IT Forum was so well received.  Thank you for all of the positive feedback.  We had a strong turnout, smart...
Expert Advice
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
When Seth Rosen went searching online for a custom coffee table in 2008, he discovered the subscription-based website custommade.com but says the website...
Entrepreneurship
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
Earlier this spring, while an executive in residence at Bain Capital Ventures, Izzy Azeri started brainstorming with Dan Belcher about starting a company. “One of the markets we were...
Expert Advice
Monday, November 26, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
Growing up in Cambridge, Jordan Fliegel played basketball, but it wasn’t until his parents hired a private coach that he started to really excel at the sport. With the help of coach Greg...
Entrepreneurship
Monday, November 26, 2012 Keith Cline - Founder, VentureFizz
Since startup stickers are everywhere, we’ve reached out to our friends at Sticker Mule to see if we could learn a thing or two about the world of stickers. As it happens they just launched a...
Entrepreneurship