Entrepreneurship

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.

Tech in Boston Podcast: Maia Heymann - Senior Managing Director, Common Angels Ventures.

THE PROBLEM WITH THE TERM “ANGEL” INVESTOR

Genius Box: Projects and Learning Opportunities Delivered Monthly

The adventure began with a box. Shivangi Shah and Kate Pipa wanted to create some kind of subscription-based box service to serve children-- but they didn’t know exactly what to focus on.

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: December 15 – 19

A preview of some great events in & around Boston next week!

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.

Startup Institute Boston Fall 2014 TalentExpo

For the past eight weeks, I have had the privilege of getting to know Startup Institute’s Fall 2014 class... Best of luck SIB Fall 2014. You guys rule!  

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.”

A New Kind of Angel

Most angel groups follow this pattern: they consist of a small group of mainly old guys, who’ve made money in business. They organize geographically and do about 75 -100%...

Tech in Boston Podcast: Jonathan Kim - Founder, Appcues

How To Run a Startup for $0...

Getting to Know Jennifer Lum: Founder, Investor, & Mentor

This week, we spoke with Jennifer Lum, co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Adelphic Mobile. She joined her first startup company while finishing up her degree at the University of Toronto...

Tackboard, Collaborate with Friends

Newly released mobile app, Tackboard, is a platform for users to collaborate on public photo collections, complete with geo-tagging and a sleek design.

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…

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: December 8 – 13

Stay on top of events every week from across the Boston tech and startup scene!

Startup Institute Boston - Fall 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 Fall Class of 2014.

Tech in Boston Podcast: Kit Hickey - Co-Founder, Ministry of Supply

Tech In Boston #25: Interview with Kit Hickey, Co-Founder, Ministry of Supply.

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: December 1 – 6

Rework that schedule of yours and get out to some of these events!

What a Distributed Computing Veteran Can Teach Student Founders

This week, we had the pleasure of speaking with Paul Sagan, former CEO of Akamai Technologies, and current XIR at General Catalyst, where he advises founders and entrepreneurs...

Tech in Boston Podcast: Brent Grinna - Co-Founder and CEO, EverTrue

The Real Risk Is Not Getting Started. Tech In Boston #24: Interview with Brent Grinna, Co-Founder and CEO, EverTrue.

Boston Startup Weekend Education: A Recap

Boston hosted Startup Weekend Education in WeWork Fort Point this past weekend.  There were more than seventy attendees, and they came from all over North America with varied backgrounds...

Rough Draft Ventures Meets Matt Lauzon

Last week, we caught up with Matt Lauzon, founder of Dunwello and former founder of Gemvara.He speaks about his experiences as a young entrepreneur and provides a few great pieces of advice...

Tech in Boston Podcast: Sarah Hodges - VP Marketing, Smarterer and Co-Founder, Intelligent.ly.

Tech In Boston #23: Interview with Sarah Hodges, VP Marketing, Smarterer and Co-Founder, Intelligent.ly.

Progress in the Emerson Accelerator

Emerson College’s first startup accelerator program is in full swing this year after its launch in May 2014.

Harvard Innovation Launch Lab Takes Off

Last night, The Harvard iLab formally opened the doors of the brand new Launch Lab, the co-working space for high potential Harvard alumni startup ventures.

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: November 17 – 21

Networking! Rework that schedule of yours and get out to some of these events!

Techstars Shines Again in Boston

Another Techstars Boston Demo Day is in the books after 12 startups pitched their companies to a full room inside the House of Blues on Lansdowne Street yesterday. 

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: November 10 – 15

Rework that schedule of yours and get out to some of these events!

Entrepreneurs Break Out Their Best Pitches at Babson

The Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship held their 15th Annual Rocket Pitch yesterday afternoon.

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.

Constant Contact’s InnoLoft Graduates Inaugural Class – Deadline Approaches for Second

Last week we ran an Office Tour showing off the great space of Constant Contact’s SMB InnoLoft, a first-of-its-kind “accelerator” program designed to support entrepreneurs as they solve problems for small businesses through the development of new products, features, and services.