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?”
Northeastern Grads Launch Waylz – Gamify the Stock Market
Competitive spirit lies within all great entrepreneurs...
Boston Tech Startup Pavlok Looking to Shock the World
Pavlok, a personal coach on your wrist, uses positive and negative reinforcement (and electric shock) to help people make and break habits.
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!
Villy, a Harvard iLab Startup, Vows to Change Travel Planning Experience
Founders meet and team up in all sorts of different ways. Maybe they’re siblings, classmates, or long-time friends. Maybe they met briefly at a networking event or a mutual connection introduced them.
Formlabs: Making 3D Printing a Reality for Everyone
3D Printing has been getting a lot of attention lately. More people are talking about it, more companies are popping up, and more people are using 3D printers.
Patriots’ Julian Edelman Joins CoachUp’s Athlete Advisory Council
Amidst the recent nonsense surrounding the NFL comes a good local story that we can focus on instead. New England Patriots Wide Receiver Julian Edelman was announced as the newest member of CoachUp’s Athlete Advisory Council.
Babson College: Growing Entrepreneurship with Exposure to Real World Entrepreneurs and a Learn-by-Doing Philosophy
It’s no secret Babson is a great business school. I sat down with some of the core team driving entrepreneurship at Babson to get a better feel for it all...
Wellframe: Bridging the Gap Between Patients and Healthcare Providers
If you’ve ever dealt with serious health concerns, be it yourself or as a caregiver, you understand the frustrations of being a patient...
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.
Cutting Through the College Social Scene at Blade, Holy Cross Drop-Out Launches WiGo
How does a 20-year-old college student go from worrying about how he and his college buddies are planning their nights out to running a company alongside one of the most successful entrepreneurs in Boston?
Press Fit Furniture: The Digitally Manufactured Standing Desk is Ready for Purchase
Go to MIT. Take a class on how to make things. Build a product that everybody wants. Run a campaign on Kickstarter so you can get this product to friends and family...
Profile - Dan Sullivan: Crowdly Founder & CEO Takes Advocate Marketing to New Levels
Earlier this month Crowdly, the innovative advocate marketing platform, announced strong company momentum, a new platform launch and customers wins that include SodaStream and William Grant & Sons’ brands...
Tech In Boston Podcast: Moritz Plassnig, Co-Founder & CEO, Codeship
Tech In Boston Podcast: Building A Product For Developers And Betting On Free
Tech Gives Back: Entrepreneurs & Innovators Join Volunteer Projects Across Greater Boston
What are you doing on Wednesday September 10th? Well our friends at TUGG and Silicon Valley Bank are putting on the 4th Annual Tech Gives Back initiative...
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...
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...
Profile: Alasdair McLean-Foreman - Founder of Teikametrics - Driving Results on Amazon for Businesses
“We want to have the best software in the world for high volume Amazon sellers,” said Alasdair McLean-Foreman, Co-Founder & CEO of Teikametrics, the leader in Amazon seller software...
Marble Drop: MIT Competition Produces Trendy Game
Words With Friends. Candy Crush. Angry Birds. Those are just a few of the games we all know and, perhaps, are addicted to. Luckily I’ve been able to avoid those addictions, but that could be coming to an end thanks to two MIT students.
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.
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.
A BC Entrepreneur Wants To Transform Public Health Knowledge in Africa Via Mobile Phones
Mobile phone penetration in Africa is over 80% and is expanding quickly, according to a December 2013 report by TA Telecom. Boston College senior Loic Assobmo is planning to use mobile phones to give Africans access to healthcare information.
Assaf Biderman – Transforming Urban Transportation & Mobility
How do you go about innovating one of the oldest forms of transportation? One that is still commonly used, yet it is still very limited based on our own strength and power...
Grokky – Started by HubSpot Alumni is Making Management Better
In the startup world, many key employees come on board with specific skill sets and play roles as individual contributors. As the company gains traction and begins to expand rapidly, the early employees...
CoachUp To Play Out New Initiative
CoachUp, the nation’s leading private coaching company, is rolling out a new offering this summer. At least on a trial basis...
VEER: Finally, Parking in the Modern Age
The easiest way to find the cheapest and closest off-street parking spot is about to make its way to your phone. Thanks to two men who met at a startup event parking is finally entering the modern age.
Dr. Catherine Havasi – From the MIT Media Lab to Co-Founder & CEO
At an early age, Dr. Catherine Havasi had an interest in languages. She loved to read about the history of languages and how the brain works. It was this interest and passion that were the early building blocks for where she is today.
Mustbin: A Digital Safe Haven for What's Important
If you’re like me you are holding on to stacks of paperwork you know (think) you’ll need at some point or another. Taxes, employment contracts, vehicle titles, the list goes on…
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.
Is MC10 the Future of the Wearables Market?
I recently had the chance to meet with MC10, one of the most fascinating companies in the wearables market. This company is innovating quickly with new products and they have a shot at building a massive company with the “WOW” factor here in Boston.