Can Giddet, a New eCommerce Startup, Compete Against Wayfair?
Four local aspiring entrepreneurs with varying young professional careers have teamed up to launch an eCommerce site with a focus on household items. A space dominated by Boston-based, Wayfair...
MassTech Collaborative: Helping Boost the Tech Ecosystem Across the Commonwealth
HubSpot, Wayfair, MassChallenge, Rue La La, CarGurus… Essentials, pillars even, of the Boston and Cambridge technology and startup communities.
KAYAK’s New Ultra-Modern Cambridge Office and Their Upcoming WTH Hackathon
I recently had the chance to visit KAYAK’s new technology headquarters in Cambridge and spend some time with CTO, Giorgos Zacharia. Although KAYAK is headquartered in...
Lose It! How Charles Teague Went From Answering Phones to Running One of Boston’s Most Promising Consumer Tech Companies
One of my favorite business success stories is that of former ESPN President, George Bodenheimer, who started his career at the sports media conglomerate in the mailroom. 17 years later, he was running the “Worldwide Leader in Sports.”
ShapeUp: Turning a Passion Project from a Charitable Initiative to a Successful Business – and Leaving Med School to do so.
“Entrepreneurs are born, not made.” Those are the words of Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Founder & CEO of ShapeUp.
LogoMix: Bootstrapped Boston Startup is Helping Small Business Around the World
Craig Bloem has an entrepreneurial journey dating back to the early Internet days when he worked in New York City as an account executive for Modem Media, an interactive media company eventually acquired by Digitas.
Turning the Boston Tech Ecosystem into a Consumer Powerhouse
An interview with Paul English, CEO and co-founder of Blade, and former Kayak CTO and co-founder.
Born and Bred in Boston, Buildium is Built To Last
Last week I visited yet another Boston-based tech company that probably isn’t getting quite the recognition it should.
Electric Bike Company Rolls Out E-Wheel. Transforms your Bike into an E-Bike
In 2011 brothers, Boris and Yevgeniy Mordkovich started EVELO, an electric bicycle company, with $100,000 of their own money. Today, having not raised any outside funding, the company is projected to hit $3 million in sales in 2015.
Product Feature: Cuseum
Earlier this month Cuseum, a startup focused on mobile technology for the art and cultural sector, announced it closed a seed investment of $1.2 million.
MediSafe: A Better Way to Help Loved Ones Get Healthier
Business ideas come from all angles - some thoroughly thought out, some on a bar napkin and others through more unfortunate circumstance.
Arc: Bridging the Gap between Community Members and Architects
Arc provides users a model of proposed building projects in real time and space through the camera of an iPad.
Doron Reuveni – Ironman, Marathoner, Co-Founder & CEO of Applause – Boston’s Hidden Gem
About 20 miles west of Boston lays a fast growing tech company representing some of the world’s most recognizable brands – Google, Microsoft, Fox, Netlfix, Amazon… the list goes on.
CoPatient: An Advocate in Your Fight Against Medical Bills
CoPatient is a Boston-based startup empowering patients by helping them investigate, understand and save on their medical bills.
Society of Grownups: A Masters Program for Adulthood
Geared toward helping individuals navigate adulthood without losing their soul or sense of adventure along the way, Society of Grownups is a place that’s dedicated to fostering financial literacy for adults.
Fresh Tilled Soil Enters Product Business – Creates Powerful First Impression Experience
A few weeks back I stopped by Fresh Tilled Soil to catch up with Richard Banfield, Co-Founder and CEO of the digital experience design and strategy firm in Watertown. Little did I know the iPad that greeted me upon arrival would turn into the main subject of our conversation.
AdTech Startup Launches New Avenue for Brands Through Messaging Apps
There’s no denying that the advertising world is looking for new ways generate revenue and develop new solutions for their high paying clients. But that’s no easy task.
Branding, Creative, Strategy and Capital – Breakaway is a Unique Firm on the Rise
Last week, hybrid strategy, marketing & venture capital firm, Breakaway, acquired Crunch Brands, a branding agency founded and run by Ted Schlueter, who will now serve as Breakaway’s Chief Marketing Officer.
OpportunitySpace: Marketplace Making it Simple for People to Invest in Untapped Real Estate
If there’s a more obvious example of taking advantage of under-valued, missed used land or property than Boston’s Seaport District, I certainly haven’t seen it first hand like I have our beloved Innovation District.
2014 Served Up a Big Year for Digital Lumens
Based on Congress Street in Boston, Digital Lumens is becoming a global powerhouse in its industry. With the introduction of the first Intelligent Lighting System, the company is combining LEDs, networking and software into a single, integrated system.
Online Triathlete Tool Beat Your Mark Makes Boston its Home
Beat Your Mark, one of the world’s largest databases connecting triathletes, has chosen to locate its international headquarters here in Boston.
Boston Tech Alumni Taking Customer Intelligence to the Cloud
Two Boston tech veterans have teamed up to allow businesses to compile a rich customer knowledge base in the cloud and publish live digital personas with a new SaaS customer intelligence startup dubbed, Cintell.
Harvard Startup to Help You Consume the News
How do you consume your news? Do you bookmark your favorite news sites and sources, scroll through Twitter and see what’s trending? Perhaps you jump on Facebook and click whatever pops up in your timeline or subscribe to a few feeds and read the top one or two articles.
College Search and Application Process Enters the Tech Era
Do you remember your college application process? If you don’t, your parents most certainly do. Trying to provide guidance, while figuring out what it is you want in a school at the same time narrowing the list to schools in which they could afford. Not an easy process...
Wellable Wants to Simplify Your Company Wellness Program
A finance major from the University of Georgia takes a job in investment banking after graduation, gets pouched by client he represented for a merger, falls in love with a new industry...
MAVRCK – the Digital Marketer’s Wingman
Mavrck, who today announced $2.5M Series A funding from GrandBanks Capital, has one of the best “ah-ha” moments I’ve heard to date.
Can Chuck Goldman’s Next Company Succeed at Bringing the Enterprise to Legalized Sports Gambling?
Boston based entrepreneur, Chuck Goldman, has a knack for bringing different technologies to the enterprise IT market. At Apple, he led their Education and Enterprise Professional Services Divisions...
Kickstarter Product Focused on Making the American Dream more Realistic than Ever
Like many entrepreneurs, Mike Markarian’s mind is constantly filling up with product ideas. While he has put a few in motion, he’s let a lot more go un-pursued. Something his latest venture, Mount Dream, hopes to eliminate for other entrepreneurs.
Ex RunKeeper VP Launching App to Help You Be Better At Life
Boates hopes the app’s simplicity will encourage frequent use and ultimately help users “be better at life.”
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…