Innovation

Living Like The Jetsons Closer than Ever Thanks to Woburn-Based Terrafugia

How far off are we from flying cars? In all reality, not far at all. Meet George Jetson…

Out of Techstars Boston Comes Magnet, a Connectivity Wearable

Can’t get enough of your significant other? Get a Magnet. Magnet, currently on Kickstarter and coming out of Techstars Boston, the wearable offers, “a digital touch for loved ones. Paired with smart jewelry.”

Tech in Boston Podcast: Ken Deckinger - Co-Founder, JessMeetKen.

Tech In Boston Podcast #22: Interview with Ken Deckinger, Co-Founder, JessMeetKen.

Tech in Boston Podcast: C.A. Webb - Executive Director, New England Venture Capital Association

Making boston the best place to grow a company. Tech In Boston Podcast #21: Interview with C.A. Webb, Executive Director, NEVCA.

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: November 3 – November 8

It's another busy week in Boston! Rework that schedule of yours and get out to some of these events!

The 20th Cyberposium Conference at Harvard Business School is this Saturday, November 1st

When we first started thinking about who we want to hear from at the Harvard Business School Tech Club’s annual conference on November 1st, we hit the history books to see if there were any patterns amongst past keynote speakers.

Tech in Boston Podcast: Nick Rellas - Co-Founder & CEO, Drizly

Tech In Boston Podcast #20: Interview with Nick Rellas, Co-Founder & CEO, Drizly.

Rebloom Comes Home: New York City Based Startup made its Soft Launch in Beantown this Month

You’re at charity gala, admiring the beautiful floral arrangement in the center of your table. The woman sitting next to you remarks that the combination of calalilies and white hydrangeas is extremely elegant...

HackMIT: A Weekend Recap

“A hackathon like no other” concluded Sunday morning after 24 hours of constant coding.  Undergraduates from dozens of colleges and universities such as MIT, Harvard, Stanford...

BIZZpage Spotlight: Solve Vistaprint’s Tech Challenge for a Chance to Win $10,000

Calling all software developers! We like a good challenge as much as the next tech company here at Vistaprint.

Tech In Boston Podcast: Karen Rubin - Director of Product, Quantopian

The Early Days Of Hubspot, Learning About Vc And Building A Product For Quants. Tech In Boston Podcast Episode 16: Interview with Karen Rubin, Director of Product, Quantopian.

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: September 29 – October 3

VentureFizz strives to be your one-stop shop for the Boston Tech Scene. Our calendar is stockpiled with classes and events for Boston entrepreneurs to learn and network. They all deserve their due, but I want to highlight a few...

Press Fit Furniture: The Digitally Manufactured Standing Desk is Ready for Purchase

Go to MIT. Take a class on how to make things. Build a product that everybody wants. Run a campaign on Kickstarter so you can get this product to friends and family...

September Networking Events [Slideshow]

September is a busy month here in Boston! There are several exciting events going on all over the city.  Let's take a look...

BattleHack Boston Names Team BUtiful Bois as its Winning App

BattleHack Boston took place at Isobar this past weekend, and after 24 hours of stiff competition, 26 teams presented their hacks to our judges.

Profile: Alasdair McLean-Foreman - Founder of Teikametrics - Driving Results on Amazon for Businesses

“We want to have the best software in the world for high volume Amazon sellers,” said Alasdair McLean-Foreman, Co-Founder & CEO of Teikametrics, the leader in Amazon seller software...

Black Hat Q&A

As Black Hat 2014 kicks off in Las Vegas as we speak, there’s a substantial amount of buzz around a few things.

Business of Software is back!

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.

Girls Who Code Debuts Their Much Lauded Summer Camp in Boston

Women earn only 12% of computer science degrees today (down from 37% in 1984) so you’ve likely heard how difficult it is to find, let alone, hire a female engineer. Girls Who Code...

Boston TechJam – An Innovation Block Party

Last year over 2,000 startupers took to the inaugural Boston TechJam, a block party for all things innovation...

Boston: Sports & Tech [Slideshow]

Boston is well-known for its passion around sports. Our City's reputation around tech startups is growing by the day. What about the combination of the two?

Effective, Productive, Prolific – Boston’s Tech Ecosystem

It feels like there’s a multiplier on all the great things happening in Boston’s tech ecosystem.  When entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and the service providers that...

"A Giant Hairball of Perverse Incentives..."

The best thing about going back to school is to think big thoughts, immerse oneself in what the great academic minds are ruminating over. This past weekend Harvard Business School...

Tablelist... Because Everyone Deserves the VIP Treatment

Tablelist, an app that makes it easier to navigate the nightclub scene, is looking to bring everybody a little piece of the VIP experience.  So how does the app work? Basically, it allow...

Harvard Women in Computer Science Hosts First Annual Conference

Last weekend, Harvard Women in Computer Science launched WECode, its first annual conference for women interested in technology. The two-day event brought together...

HackHarvard Hosts HackWeek 2014

Last week, HackHarvard hosted their annual “Hack Week” event that connects budding student entrepreneurs with the resources, mentorship and pizza to launch their own tech product...

HackMIT & The Hacker Spirit

Thirteen hundred students, piles and piles of empty pizza boxes and energy drink cans, and a mess of laptops, chargers, and extension chords filled MIT’s Johnson Athletic Center...

dunnhumby Ventures and the future of retail

Atul Singh and Lauren Jung, the founder of The Shelf, are as uncommon a pair of entrepreneurs as you might find – she’s a classically trained graphic designer, with a focused...

Hanging Out @ MIT's Martin Trust Center for Entrepreneurship

One of Boston’s dirtiest little secrets is that the well-known college town’s students hardly ever leave the social and intellectual confines of their own campuses. Inter-school...

Our Next Event - Learn From UX Experts at Fab.com, RunKeeper, Dragon Innovation, InsightSquared, & More!

At the beginning of the year, we set out to start planning our own events.  While there is not a shortage of events every week in Boston, we still felt certain areas deserve...