Entrepreneurship

Sleek University: An Intimate Digital Marketing Conference

ast year Christina Inge founded Sleek Marketing University, a two-day conference teaching the latest digital marketing techniques to help startups, small businesses, and nonprofits reach new audiences cost-effectively.

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.

Tilting the Typical University Model on its Head

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

OpportunitySpace: Marketplace Making it Simple for People to Invest in Untapped Real Estate

If there’s a more obvious example of taking advantage of under-valued, missed used land or property than Boston’s Seaport District, I certainly haven’t seen it first hand like I have our beloved Innovation District.

Startup Excitement on Display at WebInno

The long-standing WebInno, brainchild of NextView Ventures’ David Beisel, held it’s 44th installment last night and it didn’t disappoint.

 

Start Up. Take Flight. There’s a New Accelerator out of Alpha Loft

“Help great people with great ideas build great companies.”

New CoachUp CEO Adds Ecommerce and Consumer Marketing Credentials to Boston Startup

CoachUp, the online service that connects athletes with private coaches, today announced the addition of John Kelley as CEO. A move the company sees as a competitive advantage in the fast moving sports coaching market.

Boston Tech Alumni Taking Customer Intelligence to the Cloud

Two Boston tech veterans have teamed up to allow businesses to compile a rich customer knowledge base in the cloud and publish live digital personas with a new SaaS customer intelligence startup dubbed, Cintell.

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: January 5 – 9

Welcome to 2015!! It's time for the Boston Tech Community to get back into full swing and the calendar is filling back up with great events!

College Search and Application Process Enters the Tech Era

Do you remember your college application process? If you don’t, your parents most certainly do. Trying to provide guidance, while figuring out what it is you want in a school at the same time narrowing the list to schools in which they could afford.  Not an easy process...

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.

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.

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.”

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...

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!

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: December 1 – 6

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

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...

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!

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. 

Entrepreneurship Takes Center Stage for MassChallenge Awards Ceremony 2014

Last night MassChallenge took the BCEC in the Seaport District by storm. In front of nearly 2,000 people they handed out over $1.75 million in cash and $10 million+ in in-kind deals.

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: October 27 – November 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...

Startup Office Space: View from the Real Estate Professionals

Last week I touched on the challenges that can arise for startups when it comes to office space. This week I asked experts in the space to provide their insight and how specifically they can help you in your next search or renovation...

MassChallenge Awards Ceremony 2014 – Just 1 Week Away!

The MassChallenge Awards Ceremony is one of the largest, high value events in the Boston area in terms of celebrating innovation and supporting the world's most promising...

Ask and You’ll See Fit

You know that feeling when you see something, a business, a product, whatever it may be, that you had the idea for years before? It’s frustrating. “Why didn’t I follow through on that?”