Entrepreneurship

10 Eye Catching Startups from the MassChallenge Showcase

VentureFizz digs out its must-watch startups from the accelerator's annual showcase!

Women In Tech: Boston's Female Leaders Inspire the Next Generation

In an effort to inspire younger female entrepreneurs – to let them know it can be done – we’ve heard from many of Boston’s finest.

Boston Founder Scratches Entrepreneurial Itch with New Shopping App

Matt Zisow left CustomMade to found Scratch, a mobile (iOS) app and website connecting consumers with a network of shopping experts who help find amazing gifts...

Boston Startup Takes Mobile Apps Beyond iTunes and Google Play

Newton-based startup, appScatter, is a distribution platform for mobile app developers and publishers 

Boston Fintech Startup Scene Heating Up

In the tech and startup worlds, innovation is the lifeblood, the foundation or starting point from which a company is built. If the concept itself isn’t completely new, the way of making it come to life is.

Traction Podcast: The Story of a Google-Spurning, Cancer-Beating, Bowtie-Wearing, Bootstrapped Founder

Traction shares the incredible stories of the creative and unusual things entrepreneurs do to make initial progress.

Is Entrepreneurship Really All About Big Risky Leaps of Faith?

Great entrepreneurs will always have to place bets. And, each of these bets will put investor capital at risk.

Brandathon 2015: Enter. Vote. Attend.

Final call for Boston startups, July 13th - Voting under way - Tickets for live event on sale.

 

From Big Company Executive to Entrepreneur: Little Ms. Crate Founder Reid Craig Discusses Taking the Leap of Faith

Reid Craig has an impressive background that boasts years of experience in engineering, leadership, and executive roles at top technology companies.

Startups and Entrepreneurship: The Top Stories from the First Half of 2015

We’ve covered some amazing entrepreneurs and exciting startups over the first half of 2015 - here's your top stories of the year!

Q&A with netBlazr Co-Founder & CEO Jim Hanley

netBlazr is a five-year old startup co-founded by Jim Hanley (CEO) and Brough Turner that provides an alternative, affordable high-speed internet to residences and businesses.

Crafting the Pitch: 5 Tips on How to Impress the Discerning Investor

Pitching succinctly and with conviction is of fundamental importance during the inherently murky trials and tribulations of your company’s embryonic stage.

WebInno: The Celebratory Edition of David Beisel’s Longstanding Startup Demo Event

WebInno has found a way to set itself apart from the mix – becoming a must-attend event from techies, entrepreneurs and investors.

Women In Tech: Advice and Inspiration from Leaders in Boston Tech and Venture

It’s time we show off the rockstar women in Boston that have been making waves in our ecosystem for years. It’s time to shine a light on the women that are in line to lead the way as the next influencers in Boston – gender aside.

Placester: Making Real Estate Marketing Easy. Boston Startup Shows Exciting Growth

Founded by Matt Barba (CEO) and Frederick Townes (CTO) in 2011, Placester has raised a total of $22.5 million to date. The stage has been set for the company to elevate to a new level in 2015.

Dat Venture: International Startup Accelerator Welcomes New Class of Entrepreneurs to Boston

What we are doing is brining entrepreneurs to Boston to meet investors, find mentors, offer curriculum and provide the opportunity to break into the US market...

Brandathon: Top Ad Agencies Set to Brand Boston Startups for Free

The 2015 Brandathon will change how startups and the Boston branding community work together - don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of it!

College Entrepreneurship: Boston U to Host Tech, Drugs, and Rock n’ Roll

Designed to connect scientists and engineers with entrepreneurs, investors, and innovators, the event highlights emerging technologies from Boston University’s research programs...

Women In Tech – Let’s Change the Rhetoric

For young aspiring women entrepreneurs out there, I want to introduce you to several women who were once in the position you’re in now...

EdTech Shines in Boston as LearnLaunch Accelerator Holds 3rd Annual Demo Day

LearnLaunch Accelerator, one of the world’s leading education technology startup programs, hosted its third Demo Day at District Hall in Seaport, on Wednesday evening.

Syft: Photo Sharing App Keeps You Closer to the People who Really Matter

Pingree, CEO, and Montgelas, CTO, are co-founders of Syft, a social mobile app that helps you re-discover forgotten photos and uncover classics from friends’ collections.

CookRadar: Peer to Peer Food Exchange Creates Social Connections

There’s an old saying that food brings people together. Italian native and entrepreneur Mario Berruti has taken this concept to the next level...

Carlota Pico: International Entrepreneur Creating Strategic Partnerships Worldwide with BeConnections

Prior to her founding of BeConnections, Pico, the daughter of two diplomats, worked for an investment firm where she was tasked with exploring and breaking into emerging markets, specifically in Africa. 

Highlights from the 2015 MassChallenge Finalists

Keep an eye out for these 2015 MassChallenge Finalists!

Powering Education Reform Through Data Science

An interview with Aaron Feuer, Founder & CEO at Panorama Education

Orbit Marketplace: Your Social & Local, Everything Marketplace

The idea for Orbit was birthed in two college dorms: Penn State & Northeastern over a phone call.

Everyday Speech: Leveraging Technology to Teach Children Social Skills

Technology has drastically changed the way we learn: from online courses to virtual tutors, we have leveraged technology to supplement and improve students’ educational experiences.

Startup Spotlight: Savvyist - Q&A with Founder, Frances Yun

Savvyist, a startup Founded by Harvard graduate, Frances Yun, brings together all the information used by women to figure out which beauty products to purchase

Seraf - Angel Investor Portfolio Management Tools: Q&A with Co-Founder, Ham Lord

Two prominent Boston angel investors put their money into their own startup, like many entrepreneurs, to solve a problem they faced on a daily basis.

Zoe Barry: Solving Problems in Healthcare with ZappRx and Catalyzing Women Entrepreneurship in the Process

Regardless of your stance around the gender gap in the tech and venture world, the fact is there are fewer female founders out there... You might not be as aware of Zoe Barry as you are the gender gap, but that’ll change soon.