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Friday, July 5, 2013 Dennis Keohane - Writer, VentureFizz
Edtech startup BoomWriter published over two thousand books since it first started last year. Most shockingly, BoomWriter published more books in the month of May than publishing...
Entrepreneurship
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 Dennis Keohane - Writer, VentureFizz
Every so often, we come across a business that causes one of two reactions with its good, simple idea. One is the classic, “Why didn’t I think of that?”...
Entrepreneurship
Tuesday, July 2, 2013 Dennis Keohane - Writer, VentureFizz
Locally-based networking solutions company Plexxi has created a product that is already starting to shake-up the networking technology sector that has been mostly stagnant, and  has relied on overly-complicated and expensive hardware/software, for the past decade or more...
Entrepreneurship
Monday, July 1, 2013 Kayla Warter - Content Manager, LeanWagon
With the thousand and one guides available on how to pitch to investors, it can be hard for a startup founder to know where to begin. You have just a few minutes to present your...
Expert Advice
Monday, July 1, 2013 Dennis Keohane - Writer, VentureFizz
Last week, at the new office launch for another one of Boston's 'quiet monster' ecommerce companies, Jay Batson and I engaged in a discussion on the state of the Boston tech/innovation community...
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Monday, July 1, 2013 Dennis Keohane - Writer, VentureFizz
FlipKey, the very successful and locally-based vacation rental company, has lofty aspirations.  The company has built a home rental site that has at its foundation a massive...
Entrepreneurship
Friday, June 28, 2013 Dennis Keohane - Writer, VentureFizz
Provenir announced earlier this month that it has established a new Customer Listening Technology Division in Boston. Last night, they officially opened their new Innovation District office with a celebration and a demonstration of how their new product benefits marketers...
Entrepreneurship
Thursday, June 27, 2013 Dennis Keohane - Writer, VentureFizz
Things have changed quite a bit at RunKeeper over the past year as the company has grown at an exceptional rate. They have more than doubled the number of employees...
Entrepreneurship
Thursday, June 27, 2013 Dennis Keohane - Writer, VentureFizz
A week ago, some of the best minds in the tech/innovation/entrepreneurship community convened at Babson College in Wellesley for Xconomy’s XSITE 2013: Boston's Tech Revival event...
Entrepreneurship
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 Allen Bonde - Partner, Digital Clarity Group
When you are starting up a consumer business, there’s no shortage of great examples to follow for using social media to build awareness, reach new audiences, and even drive social...
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