Entrepreneurship

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?”

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...