Profiles

Uberfied Car Wash? On Its Way…

The origin of a startup is always a fun topic...

Rough Draft Ventures Meets Matt Lauzon

Last week, we caught up with Matt Lauzon, founder of Dunwello and former founder of Gemvara.He speaks about his experiences as a young entrepreneur and provides a few great pieces of advice...

Alfred Raises $2M to Help You Automate Your Life

There has been a powerful trend within the walls of Harvard Business School. Some of the fastest growing consumer brands, like Birchbox and Rent the Runway, have been launched...

Mobile BI Startup Databox Launches Enterprise Edition

Databox, a Mobile-first BI platform that empowers decision makers with actionable data and intelligent insights, today announced the release of their new product - Databox for Enterprise.

Q&A with Divya Dhar - Co-Founder & CEO, Seratis

Divya Dhar, is co-founder and CEO of Seratis, a patient-centric communication network. She has been a physician in two large academic medical centers and also founded P3 Foundation...

Out of Techstars Boston Comes Magnet, a Connectivity Wearable

Can’t get enough of your significant other? Get a Magnet. Magnet, currently on Kickstarter and coming out of Techstars Boston, the wearable offers, “a digital touch for loved ones. Paired with smart jewelry.”

Could ezCater, the Expedia of Business Catering, be the Next Billion Dollar Company?

We often hear that investors back the entrepreneur, not the idea. Stefania Mallett is proof positive of this statement.

IDEA: A Student-Run Venture Accelerator Helping Move Entrepreneurs Forward at Northeastern U

It all began with a distinct focus on “student-led.”

Transparent Legal Advice Becomes a Reality for Startups with Launch of Legal Hero

Born in Miami, Annie Fernandez Webber grew up around business. Her father started a flower importing business when he was in college that is still thriving (and employing her siblings) today.

Trill Puts All Live Shows In One Place

It’s hard to enjoy all of the live shows Boston has to offer when you don’t know when or where they’re happening. So Kathleen Stetson gifted the city’s local live show scene with Trill.

Ed Smith, Tech Lead for Facebook Boston – Making the Engineering World a Better Place

What is it like to be a legend in your profession?  When your work touches so many people across different spectrums at a massive scale… yet, you are behind the scenes and...

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.