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Wednesday, August 13, 2014 John Lunn - Senior Global Director, Developer Network, PayPal & Braintree
BattleHack Boston took place at Isobar this past weekend, and after 24 hours of stiff competition, 26 teams presented their hacks to our judges.
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Monday, August 4, 2014 Hermione Crease - Marketing Manager, The Business Leaders Network
It’s quite a week for anniversaries: as VentureFizz celebrates its fifth birthday we have released the schedule for the eighth edition of Business of Software (15th-17th September), one of Boston’s best loved conferences. To celebrate we have a special offer for VentureFizz readers.
Innovation
Thursday, July 10, 2014 Krysta Voskowsky - Community Manager & Events Coordinator, TUGG
If you don’t already know John Simon—co-founder of the GreenLight Fund, Boston venture capitalist with Sigma Prime Ventures, and all-around nice person—you probably should.
Entrepreneurship, Profiles
Monday, May 5, 2014 Meghan Maher - Senior Talent Specialist, OpenView Venture Partners.
Believe it or not, winter is finally behind us, spring is (mostly) in bloom, and summer is just around the corner. While that progression is a good thing for those of us who enjoy being outdoors, it also means that businesses all over the country are beginning to scramble to hire a new class of college graduates for their entry-level roles.
Expert Advice
Friday, May 2, 2014 Brian Sedor - Senior Manager, Centric Consulting.
At the end of March 2014, people across various industries gathered in Boston for the AnalyticsWeek Big Data & Analytics Unconference. The overarching purpose of the weeklong event, as shared by the organizers, was to share information and capabilities across the Boston big data and analytics community.
Lessons Learned, Profiles
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Kim Lombard – Community Manager, mosaicHUB
Going out to investors can be stressful for any company, whether in their seed stage or at $10 million in revenue. You need to know a lot of information before even thinking about speaking to a VC firm: how to get an introduction, what stage of your business is right to approach an investor, and how you should pitch your company, just to name a few.
Expert Advice, Funding
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 Carlie Smith - Senior Talent Specialist, OpenView Venture Partners
Most startup founders understand that identifying, hiring, and retaining top talent is the most important component of building and scaling a great business. Those entrepreneurs also typically grasp the significant risk (and cost) associated with making a bad hire. 
Expert Advice
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Brian Gladstein - CEO & Founder, Explorics
In January 2014, a group of prominent tech CMOs and Marketing VPs from the Greater Boston area came together for an engaging peer-to-peer discussion...
Expert Advice
Friday, January 31, 2014 Dennis Keohane - Senior Writer, VentureFizz
Ken Deckinger, an old pro at innovating the dating scene, launched a very innovative AND personal dating site, JessMeetKen, in beta this week...
Entrepreneurship
Friday, January 31, 2014 Dennis Keohane - Senior Writer, VentureFizz
This morning, Wayfair, the largest online retailer of home furnishings and one of Boston's biggest e-commerce companies, reported its growth and numbers for 2013...
Entrepreneurship