Entrepreneurship

MassChallenge Hosts Annual Entrepalooza - Highlights Entrepreneurship to a Packed House

Last night at Royale on Tremont Street, MassChallenge packed the house for their annual Entrepalooza, the Innovation Community's Biggest Showcase.

Startup Spotlight: Howler – In the Eyes of Co-Founder Hunter Gaylor

Howler, which was co-founded by Hunter Gaylor and Joe Viscomi in 2014, is a mobile-based advertisement platform that uses a pay-per-visit model.

March Madness: Boston Startup Offers Up New Way to Run your NCAA Tournament Bracket

One local entrepreneur has decided to make a run a capitalizing on March Madness with the launch of Realtime Brackets – a new way to run your NCAA tournament pool.

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.

Product Feature: TarDisk

Founded by by Pierce Schiller, CEO, and Craig Leaf, CTO, TarDisk is the first 256GB flash memory expansion card to sit flush inside your MacBook.

“Shipping Up To Boston” Coding Challenge Will Award Full Scholarship to Launch Academy

Launch Academy, a 10 week, intensive bootcamp teaching you how to code, is holding the first ever, full scholarship coding competition, dubbed “Shipping Up To Boston.”

Pre-Accelerator Program from Google, Startup Next, Launching in Boston

Powered by Google for EntrepreneursStartup Next is the pre-accelerator helping you prepare to apply and get accepted to the top accelerators in the world.

Mobile Design & Development Firm Raizlabs Launches Mobile Accelerator

Raizlabs, a full service mobile app development company providing strategy, design and development, last month announced the launch of a startup incubator – for early-stage mobile companies.

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. 

MassChallenge Sampler Series Feeds Startup Knowledge - Provides Taste of Accelerator

MassChallenge Sampler Series events will provide entrepreneurs a taste of the resources they’ll be afforded on a daily basis as part of the accelrator.

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.

Stage is Set for TechCrunch Boston Meetup + Pitch-Off this Thursday!

TechCrunch’s legendary meetup + pitch-off event is coming to Boston this Thursday, February 26th!

4 Boston Startups Advance to Finals of 1776 Challenge Cup

Last night it was time for Boston, the 13th stop for the annual Challenge Cup, to show what it has to offer.

Five Minutes To Pitch One Great Business Idea at Quincy Center for Innovation

The Quincy the Pitch Competition provides an opportunity for entrepreneurs to pitch their product or idea to a panel with the chance to win a share of up to $5,000 in cash and in-kind prizes.

MassChallenge & Startup Institute Announce Strategic Partnership

Tuesday, MassChallenge and Startup Institute announced a strategic partnership to increase synergies in Boston’s innovation economy and power global expansion. 

Q&A with Ann Chao – Co-Founder & CEO of Sonation

Founded in 2013 by Ann Chao, Sonation is making music more enjoyable and interactive for people who play instruments or sing.

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.

Dat Venture Seeks to Bridge Gap Between International Entrepreneurs and Boston

Dat Venture is a new program here in Boston designed exclusively for international entrepreneurs.  Having officially launched its inaugural class on February 1st out of WeWork’s South Station office, the program welcomes 15 startups, all of which originated in Spain.

Assessing Your Skills As a Founder At a Fast Growing Start-Up

An interview with Sarah Hodges of Smarterer and Intelligent.ly

Boston Startup Seeks to Improve the Weeknight Bar Scene. Launches Indiegogo Campaign.

“Tired of empty bars during the week? We're here to help!”

The Top 5 Reasons to Let Us Help You Find a Job

Startup Institute is currently accepting applications for the spring program that runs from February 23rd to April 17th.

Founderdom: The dirty truth, 5 things I’ve learned and why I wouldn’t change a thing

My dream of starting my own business looked like a fog machine induced haze of controlling my own destiny, only working with people I like, changing the world, sharing brilliant ideas, growing and challenging myself, having more work/life balance and being way more fulfilled in life.

MassChallenge 2015: Launch Event with Governor Baker. Applications Open

On Wednesday February 11th MassChallenge is hosting its 2015 Launch Event and invites the startup community to join Governor Charlie Baker for his inaugural "walk through innovation," a showcase of new initiatives in the innovation community!

TechHub Brings Together Technology Entrepreneurs in Startup Demo Night at Brooklyn Boulders

Founded in London in 2010 by Elizabeth Varley and Mike Butcher, TechHub is a growing community of thousands of tech entrepreneurs and a network of co-working spaces for startups.

Get Ready to Party! TechCrunch is Coming to Boston on February 26th!

It’s time to celebrate and show off all of our success and rub elbows with the writers at TechCrunch!  They will be in town for their annual Meetup + Pitch-Off event at The Estate...

Winter Xcelerate: Entrepreneurship on Display at Harvard

Founded in 2011, Harvard Ventures facilitates a wide array of activities on campus, including last week’s, Winter Xcelerate, a week-long startup incubation program at the Harvard Innovation Lab with mentors and speakers across industries.

InnoLoft at Constant Contact Announces 5 New Startups

Looking to build upon momentum, Constant Contact recently announced the Small Business Innovation Program’s second class.

What Makes for a Happy VC / Founder Marriage?

Bob Eubanks wasn’t available last night, but Dan Sally, of INBOUND Selfie Fame, took his place serving as host to an entrepreneurial version the famous game show, The Newlywed Game.

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.

Tilting the Typical University Model on its Head

An interview with Gordon Jones, Managing Director at the Harvard Innovation Lab