Entrepreneurship

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 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.

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: July 14 – July 19

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. Here, we highlight a few...

You've Got The Green Light: Give Back Early

If you don’t already know John Simon—co-founder of the GreenLight Fund, Boston venture capitalist with Sigma Prime Ventures, and all-around nice person—you probably should.

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: July 7 – July 11

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.

Tech In Boston Round-Up

Dave Gerhardt & Tech In Boston are taking the week off so we are using this opportunity to compile each of the Podcasts previously shared through VentureFizz.

BRAND-A-THON: ‘Mad Men’ Meets the Startup World

Kathy Kiely is the President of The Ad Club, the trade association for the New England marketing & communications Industry, and the brains behind the new Brand-a-thon which she created in conjunction with David Chang (COO, PayPal Media Network) and Start Tank.

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: June 30 – July 4

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...

Tech in Boston Podcast - Mike Troiano, Chief Marketing Officer, Actifio

"Don’t confuse the story you want to tell about your company with the story that the world will actually understand.” -Mike Troiano, Chief Marketing Officer, Actifio

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: June 23 - 27

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...

Tech in Boston Podcast - Arian Radmand, Co-Founder & Director of Engineering, CoachUp

Arian Radmand is the Co-Founder and Director of Engineering at CoachUp, a service that connects athletes with private coaches.

 

Boston TechJam: Entrepreneurial Spirit at Its Best

I don’t know how big Mark Lorion and Christine Nolan thought this celebration of entrepreneurial success would get, but the two co-founders of Boston TechJam have to be thrilled at what they’ve built in just two years time.

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: June 16 - 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...

Tech in Boston Podcast: Matt Brand, Co-Founder & Head of Technology, Dunwello

Matt Brand is the Co-Founder & Head of Technology at Dunwello, a new company in in Boston that is focused on changing the way employee feedback is handled and is based on the idea that everyone should be both happy and productive at work.

Startup Leadership Program

I recently had an opportunity to meet with a founder of a fairly new startup in Boston.  Though quite young with no previous experience as an entrepreneur, the founder had secured...

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: June 9 - 14

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...

Tech in Boston Podcast: Allan Telio - Vice President, Startup Institute

Welcome to the latest edition of the Tech in Boston podcast!  Today, we are featuring Allan Telio, who is a Vice President at the Startup Institute, a career accelerator that helps people...

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead: June 2-6

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...

LearnLaunchX Demo Day: Boston's Newest EdTech Startups Debut

Yesterday afternoon at District Hall, seven companies showcased their education tech based startups. Christopher Mirabile of LaunchPad Venture Group emceed the event, which marked the...

Boston TechJam – An Innovation Block Party

Last year over 2,000 startupers took to the inaugural Boston TechJam, a block party for all things innovation...

Boston Tech Events Look-Ahead

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...

What Just Happened?

The National Venture Capital Association recently released data on 1Q14 investment activity, which always makes for an interesting read – at least on long plane rides. Point of fact, this past quarter was exceptional in many ways – and arguably somewhat unexpected. The headlines read that $9.5 billion was invested in 951 companies...

If You Could Meet with Any CEO for Lunch in Boston… Who Would It Be?

One of Boston’s most influential angel investors set out, in 2010, to celebrate everything related to launching and nurturing companies in the Boston area. And now, he’s looking to you, the Boston startup community to drive his latest campaign.