Entrepreneurship

Online Startup Competition Ventures to Become The World’s Largest Shark Tank

Entrepreneurs, get ready to compete! Looking to gain exposure, make sales or raise capital? Well there’s a contest for that… All of that!

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: September 29 – October 3

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...

WebInno 43: Entrepreneurs Serve Up Their Best Dish

Last week I wrote about the people of Boston and how thousands of them displayed their energy an enthusiasm at INBOUND and FutureM. Well, last night this enthusiasm was back on display at WebInno.

Tech In Boston Podcast: Saty Mahajan - CEO, Mustbin

Storing everything on your phone and why free beer doesn’t define culture - Tech In Boston Podcast Episode 15: Interview with Saty Mahajan, CEO, Mustbin.

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: September 22 - 26

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...

10,000+ Reasons Why Boston is the Best Place to Grow Your Business

So it’s been quite the week here in Boston. We often ask founders of Boston-based companies, “Why Boston? What makes this city the right place to build your business?”

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: September 15 - 20

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...

Boston Tech Community Gives Back in a Big Way!

Yesterday, over 2,000 members of Boston’s tech community dispersed around Greater Boston for the 4th Annual Tech Gives Back initiative.

Tech In Boston Podcast: Keith Frankel, Chief Digital Officer at Tablelist

THE OPENTABLE OF AFTER DARK, MTV’S MADE & MANAGING HUBSPOT’S BRAND - Tech In Boston Podcast Episode 14: Interview with Keith Frankel, Chief Digital Officer at Tablelist

Facial Recognition Technology Entering Retail World for More Effective Advertising

International talent is nothing new inside the walls of MassChallenge. While every entrepreneur who takes to the accelerator on Drydock Ave has his or her specific reasons for choosing MassChallenge, one founder says it was as much about the City of Boston as it was the organization.

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: September 8 - 13

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...

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: September 1 - 6

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...

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...

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...

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.

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

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 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...

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?”

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 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.