Zappix Solves the Annoying Voice Menu Problem
As consumers increasingly turn to mobile phones to communicate with service providers, countless companies have created smartphone apps to aid interactions with customer service...
MyEnergy Helps Consumers Track Energy Savings
Thanks to growing awareness of environmental issues and the development of technology to help address these concerns, several Boston tech startups are finding innovative...
Curata Partners with Scheduling Tool Buffer
Cambridge-based content curation tool Curata announces a partnership with San
a tool that enables smarter sharing on social media. This integration...
Cambridge-Based GenArts Announces Vivoom, A New Consumer Video Tool
Instagram have made it easy for smartphone users to polish and share photos.
However, many homemade videos remain unshared because there isn’t a comparable...
Buildium’s Michael Monteiro on Bootstrapping to 6K Customers
Sapient alums Dimitris
Georgakopoulos and Michael Monteiro founded Buildium, a SaaS platform for property managers, in
2004. The company raised its first round of private equity...
Cambridge-Based Sookbox Connects Media and Devices
rise of smartphones, tablets, and TVs streaming online video, consumers have
more ways than ever to view content like music, movies, or photos. But as serial
entrepreneur Dave Sukoff will tell you, not all those platforms are the ideal.
Swipely Unveils Updates to Help Deepen Customer Relationships
Providence, R.I.-based Swipely,
which offers a cloud-based
marketing and payment service, today announced its “Winter ‘13” product
release. Founded by serial entrepreneur Angus Davis...
Nyopoly Lets Consumers Negotiate Fashion Prices
When Shawn Harris owned ECC Life & Style, a custom clothing company that created suits for clients including Celtics coach Doc Rivers, he noticed a problem with pricing...
Cambridge-Based Delightfully Transforming Digital Gifts
From ebooks and daily deals to
MP3s and Pandora subscriptions, countless consumers will send electronic gifts this
holiday season. Cambridge-based startup Delightfully...
CustomMade Pairs Artisans with Those Seeking Custom Goods
Seth Rosen went searching online for a custom coffee table in 2008, he
discovered the subscription-based website custommade.com but says the website...
Stackdriver’s Izzy Azeri on Creating an Open Culture
this spring, while an executive in residence at Bain Capital Ventures, Izzy
Azeri started brainstorming with Dan Belcher about starting a company. “One of the markets we were...
CoachUp Founder Jordan Fliegel on TechStars and MassChallenge
up in Cambridge, Jordan Fliegel played basketball, but it wasn’t until his
parents hired a private coach that he started to really excel at the sport.
With the help of coach Greg...
After TechStars, Fetchnotes Stays in Boston
spending the past three months at TechStars Boston, Alex Schiff, cofounder and CEO
of productivity app Fetchnotes has decided to stay put rather
than return to...
eZuce Streamlines Communications in Enterprise Companies
As technology introduces more modes of communication
such as online chat, conference call, or email, those communication channels
can feel increasingly fragmented. Andover...
Spindle Graduates out of Preview
Today, social discovery app Spindle graduates out of its preview, which launched in August, and releases several updated features. The iPhone app integrates with Twitter...
HapYak Raises $850,000 for Social Video Platform
is full of funny or insightful comments, but they’re usually buried below the
fold and disconnected from the video content itself. That realization prompted
ShopAdvisor Helps Consumers Track and Time Purchases
holiday shopping season rapidly approaching, retail-focused mobile apps are
finding innovative ways to harness consumer spending. Among those is Maynard-based...
WordStream Helps Small to Medium Business Improve PPC
search engines monetize more of their screen real estate, it’s become
increasingly tough for businesses, especially small to medium-sized businesses,
to generate new...
Sudbury-Based Vuuch Makes Product Development Social
Countless software systems
control data, but Sudbury-based enterprise software company Vuuch focuses on improving communication and
relationships in enterprise resource planning...
CraveLabs Connects Publishers with Small to Medium-Sized Businesses
As advertising increasingly moves from print to
online and mobile, small to medium-sized businesses need an efficient way to
make that transition. “If you look at a small business...
Burst Releases Bubbles, a New Collaborative Feature
Facebook’s early users posted
photos from drunken frat parties and spring break trips. Now that the social
media site has come of age, images of a toddler’s first steps or a child’s...
Postwire: Private Content Sharing for Client-Facing Professionals
For Waltham, Mass.-based software company VisibleGains, spotting an unusual use case of their first product, Video Apps, inspired Postwire, their newest product which launched...
NEVCA Champions Boston’s Entrepreneurs
the relaunch of the New
England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA) at the start of this year, the
association is hosting several events this fall that appeal to both venture...
Maine-based Certify Simplifies Travel and Expense Reports
Back in 2006, while running an earlier software
company called Recruiternet, Bob Neveu noticed an annoyance that many managers
and executives face every month or...
Cambridge-Based Handybook Secures $2M in Funding
Hanrahan and Harvard Business School classmate Umang Dua created Handybook, an online tool for booking housecleaners and
handyman, because in...
XX in Health Unites Women Across Healthcare Industry
As healthcare professionals gather for the Connected Health Symposium 2012 October 25-26 in Boston, digital healthcare seed accelerator Rock Health will host XX in Health...
Objective Logistics Gamifies Labor Management in Restaurants
Matthew Grace and Philip H.
Beauregard met in their early twenties and had been tossing around business
ideas since 2007. But it wasn’t until 2010, after the financial crash...
Through Mobile Video, Ubersense Helps Athletes and Coaches Analyze Motion
Ramchandran and Amit Jardosh started Ubersense in January 2011, they envisioned a mobile
video app that would help users improve their golf swing. But as the...
Timbre Connects Local Musicians with iPhone Users
During the Boston Innovation Challenge Hack-a-thon
in May, Matt Bridges, CTO at Intrepid
Pursuits, heard a presentation from a local musician. “He could
distribute his music...
Take the Interview Shakes up the Hiring Process
earning her MBA at Harvard Business School (HBS), Danielle Weinblatt struck up
a conversation with Andrew Paradise (then CEO of AisleBuyer) about the frustrations of interviewing...