Entrepreneurship

Techstars Boston Fall 2014 Class [Slideshow]

This session the program includes five hardware and seven software companies that range from bringing cellular connectivity to the next billion people in the developing world, to sparking a new generation of innovation in data science through a machine learning platform.

Tech In Boston Podcast: Moritz Plassnig, Co-Founder & CEO, Codeship

Tech In Boston Podcast: Building A Product For Developers And Betting On Free 

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: August 25 – 29

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...

Advisors vs Mentors and Coaches. Every Founder Should Have Them

I shared two other thoughts that often come to my mind when I think of advice for less experienced entrepreneurs...

Boston’s Best Company Culture - Greater Boston [Slideshow]

VentureFizz is a go-to resource for all things Boston Tech. One of our favorite & most popular features are our BIZZpages. 

Paul English’s Blade Launches Classy - Making it Painfully Easy for Students to Buy and Sell Stuff

By now you’ve likely heard of Paul English’s latest venture, Blade, the new incubator that doubles as a private event space... It’s been roughly three months since Blade opened it’s doors...

Harvard iLab: Venture Incubation Program Demo Day

Last night the Harvard Innovation Lab hosted its’ Venture Incubation Demo Day, which is a culmination of their Venture Incubation Program.

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: August 18 – 22

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...

Jump On Board the New Way to Find Apartments

Just a guess, but I bet a good 90% of those reading this have, at one point or another, been frustrated with their apartment search...

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.

Boston’s Best Company Culture - Cambridge [Slideshow]

Almost 80 of Boston’s Hottest Tech companies have built a BIZZpage to show off their company culture and recruit the best talent around. And they're pretty much all of these companies are hiring! We’re taking a look at these Co’s in a slideshow...

Tech in Boston Podcast: Gina Nebesar, VP of Product & Marketing, Ovuline

Tech in Boston Podcast: Using data to help 125,000 couples get pregnant and the future of wearables. Gina Nebesar, VP of Product & Marketing, Ovuline

Startup Institute Boston - Summer of 2014 Class [Slideshow]

Here is an early look at the new crop of highly motivated and ready-to-create-change students in the Startup Institute's Summer Class of 2014.

What Just Happened – Part II?

The National Venture Capital Association released the 2Q14 fundraising data a few weeks ago which makes for fascinating reading when compared to the 2Q14 VC investing data.

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: August 11 – 16

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 lined up for next week

Advice: For Entrepreneurs From Angel Investors

We’re running a series of “Advice” pieces. For our next run of advice we’ve reached out to some super successful angel investors and asked that they too offer up some knowledge to help budding entrepreneurs in their quest to build a company and raise capital.

Pitching Your Current Investors

It catches many founders by surprise, but one of the hardest pitches to a venture capital firm is actually the pitch to your current investors.

Boston’s Best Company Culture - Boston (beyond the Innovation District) [Slideshow]

Almost 80 of Boston’s Hottest Tech companies have built a BIZZpage to show off their company culture and recruit the best talent around.

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: August 4 – 9

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...

Babson Summer Venture Program Showcase 2014 [Slideshow]

The Summer Venture Program at Babson College supports the most promising MBA and undergraduate entrepreneurs from Babson, Olin Engineering and Wellesley Colleges. 

Advice: For the Entrepreneur by the Entrepreneur

VentureFizz is all about Entrepreneurship. Wanting to provide advice for budding entrepreneurs, we reached out to a few successful entrepreneurs and asked them:  “What advice would you give an up & coming entrepreneur?”

Epoque: Shout and You Shall Receive

There’s a young startup working out of WeWork on Atlantic Ave. looking to shake up the deals space by setting out to change how businesses reach customers.

And They Said It Couldn’t Get Any Better…

The 2Q14 VC investment data just released in the MoneyTree Report prepared by the National Venture Capital Association with an assist from PricewaterhouseCoopers and Thomson Reuters details the $13.0 billion invested in 1,114 companies over the last three months.

Boston’s Best Company Culture - Innovation District [Slideshow]

Almost 80 of Boston’s Hottest Tech companies have built a BIZZpage to show off their company culture and recruit the best talent around...

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: July 28 – August 1

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 lined up for next week...

Fireside Chat with Mike Baker – Co-Founder & CEO, DataXu

As Co-Founder & CEO of DataXu, Michael Baker is often out sharing his wisdom and passion for data-driven marketing and digital transformation. Last night he was at it again as... 

Codeship: Ship Code Free

Yesterday I got the chance to sit with yet another energetic and passionate entrepreneur – Moritz “Mo” Plassnig, the Co-Founder & CEO of Codeship.

Boston Startup Talent: Leaky Bucket or Everlasting Spring?

One of our portfolio companies, Plastiq, announced yesterday that they raised a $10M Series B led by Khosla Ventures and are planning to move their headquarters from Boston to San Francisco.

Advice: For the Entrepreneur by the Entrepreneur

VentureFizz is all about Entrepreneurship.  It’s where anyone interested in entrepreneurship can go to explore the hottest tech companies in Boston, gain insight into latest trends, find rewarding new careers and perhaps, most importantly, pick up some much needed knowledge from like-minded people within our ecosystem.

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: July 21 – July 25

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.