Entrepreneurship

Can Giddet, a New eCommerce Startup, Compete Against Wayfair?

Four local aspiring entrepreneurs with varying young professional careers have teamed up to launch an eCommerce site with a focus on household items. A space dominated by Boston-based, Wayfair...

New England Furnace Accelerator Program: Entrepreneurs Build Startups with Patented US Army Technologies

There’s a new accelerator program in town… But this is different. It not only has a key area of interest, but it has a unique spin and involves the Department of Defense.

Startup Spotlight: RapidSOS - Bringing 911 to the 21st Century!

Michael Martin, CEO, and Nick Horelik, CTO, are the co-founders of RapidSOS, a new way to reach emergency services. The duo, along with an extensive team on both the business and development sides, are bringing a vital piece of everyday life into the 21st century.

Capital W: Entrepreneurial Community Comes Together to Tackle Funding Gap for Women-Owned Businesses

Yesterday at District Hall the first ever Boston Women’s Venture Summit, Capital W, took place.

Community Call: New Smart Exercise Bike Seeking Beta Testers. Offers Free Fitness Assessment

Among the tech world lately there has been a major movement around health and fitness. And for obvious reasons… It’s a massive market with a lot of room for improvement.

Connecting Women to Capital – The Boston Women’s Venture Summit

Capital W, the Boston Women’s Venture Summit, was founded by investor and local businesswoman Sheryl Marshall to address the current funding gap for women-owned businesses.

Mass Innovation Nights to Celebrate 6 Years! Taking Over Cambridge to Host 4 Showcases

Six years ago Bobbie Carlton put an event together to showcase some local startups and innovative products - 750 products later, she’s taking over 4 locations in Cambridge to celebrate!

MassChallenge Hosts Annual Entrepalooza - Highlights Entrepreneurship to a Packed House

Last night at Royale on Tremont Street, MassChallenge packed the house for their annual Entrepalooza, the Innovation Community's Biggest Showcase.

Startup Spotlight: Howler – In the Eyes of Co-Founder Hunter Gaylor

Howler, which was co-founded by Hunter Gaylor and Joe Viscomi in 2014, is a mobile-based advertisement platform that uses a pay-per-visit model.

March Madness: Boston Startup Offers Up New Way to Run your NCAA Tournament Bracket

One local entrepreneur has decided to make a run a capitalizing on March Madness with the launch of Realtime Brackets – a new way to run your NCAA tournament pool.

Product Feature: TarDisk

Founded by by Pierce Schiller, CEO, and Craig Leaf, CTO, TarDisk is the first 256GB flash memory expansion card to sit flush inside your MacBook.

“Shipping Up To Boston” Coding Challenge Will Award Full Scholarship to Launch Academy

Launch Academy, a 10 week, intensive bootcamp teaching you how to code, is holding the first ever, full scholarship coding competition, dubbed “Shipping Up To Boston.”

Pre-Accelerator Program from Google, Startup Next, Launching in Boston

Powered by Google for EntrepreneursStartup Next is the pre-accelerator helping you prepare to apply and get accepted to the top accelerators in the world.

Mobile Design & Development Firm Raizlabs Launches Mobile Accelerator

Raizlabs, a full service mobile app development company providing strategy, design and development, last month announced the launch of a startup incubator – for early-stage mobile companies.

Product Feature: Cuseum

Earlier this month Cuseum, a startup focused on mobile technology for the art and cultural sector, announced it closed a seed investment of $1.2 million. 

MassChallenge Sampler Series Feeds Startup Knowledge - Provides Taste of Accelerator

MassChallenge Sampler Series events will provide entrepreneurs a taste of the resources they’ll be afforded on a daily basis as part of the accelrator.

Stage is Set for TechCrunch Boston Meetup + Pitch-Off this Thursday!

TechCrunch’s legendary meetup + pitch-off event is coming to Boston this Thursday, February 26th!

4 Boston Startups Advance to Finals of 1776 Challenge Cup

Last night it was time for Boston, the 13th stop for the annual Challenge Cup, to show what it has to offer.

MassChallenge & Startup Institute Announce Strategic Partnership

Tuesday, MassChallenge and Startup Institute announced a strategic partnership to increase synergies in Boston’s innovation economy and power global expansion. 

Q&A with Ann Chao – Co-Founder & CEO of Sonation

Founded in 2013 by Ann Chao, Sonation is making music more enjoyable and interactive for people who play instruments or sing.

CoPatient: An Advocate in Your Fight Against Medical Bills

CoPatient is a Boston-based startup empowering patients by helping them investigate, understand and save on their medical bills.

Dat Venture Seeks to Bridge Gap Between International Entrepreneurs and Boston

Dat Venture is a new program here in Boston designed exclusively for international entrepreneurs.  Having officially launched its inaugural class on February 1st out of WeWork’s South Station office, the program welcomes 15 startups, all of which originated in Spain.

Assessing Your Skills As a Founder At a Fast Growing Start-Up

An interview with Sarah Hodges of Smarterer and Intelligent.ly

Boston Startup Seeks to Improve the Weeknight Bar Scene. Launches Indiegogo Campaign.

“Tired of empty bars during the week? We're here to help!”

The Top 5 Reasons to Let Us Help You Find a Job

Startup Institute is currently accepting applications for the spring program that runs from February 23rd to April 17th.

Founderdom: The dirty truth, 5 things I’ve learned and why I wouldn’t change a thing

My dream of starting my own business looked like a fog machine induced haze of controlling my own destiny, only working with people I like, changing the world, sharing brilliant ideas, growing and challenging myself, having more work/life balance and being way more fulfilled in life.

MassChallenge 2015: Launch Event with Governor Baker. Applications Open

On Wednesday February 11th MassChallenge is hosting its 2015 Launch Event and invites the startup community to join Governor Charlie Baker for his inaugural "walk through innovation," a showcase of new initiatives in the innovation community!

TechHub Brings Together Technology Entrepreneurs in Startup Demo Night at Brooklyn Boulders

Founded in London in 2010 by Elizabeth Varley and Mike Butcher, TechHub is a growing community of thousands of tech entrepreneurs and a network of co-working spaces for startups.

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.