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Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | October 16, 2017
Everbridge is a company that keeps people safe and businesses running during critical events through their emergency notification system (ENS). Everbridge VP of Corporate Strategy and Operations Jeff Lortz tells us all about how the platform came to be, as well as how it handled the might of Hurricane Irma.
By: Colin W. Barry | October 16, 2017
City Hall Plaza was home to HUB Week Demo Day, where over 100 startups and tech-related organizations across various industries showcased their products/services/etc. Here are 10 startups that stood out to us and we briefly profile the six finalists for the day's pitch competition.
By: Alexander Culafi | October 16, 2017
VentureFizz had the opportunity to attend getgeeked, a national event series that connects tech brands with influencers. Here's what we saw.
Talent on the Move
By: Keith Cline | October 13, 2017
Here's your look at the latest hires and promotions across the Boston tech community at TripAdvisor, Kuebix Technologies, Zemcar, nDash.co, Rakuten USA, and CVS Speciality.
By: Colin W. Barry | October 13, 2017
Here's your preview of events coming your way in Boston's startup and tech sector!
By: Keith Cline | October 12, 2017
Eric Ries, the founder of the Lean Startup movement, is coming to Cambridge on October 19th for an event supporting his new book titled The Startup Way. Keith had the opportunity to speak with Ries about his early entrepreneurial pursuits, his new book, and his upcoming event next week.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | October 12, 2017
FutureFuel.io is creating software to make student loan refinancing and repayment a benefit that SMBs can offer their recently-graduated employees. We spoke with Founder and CEO Laurel Taylor, about her company's history and how they are offering the benefit for companies to retain employees.
By: Christina Luconi | October 12, 2017
No one expects to fail every single day, but it's also something that cannot be avoided when it happens. In the work place, it's good to keep in mind what could potentially cause careless mistakes and how to avoid it. Christina Luconi details how anyone can embrace their failures and become better people.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | October 11, 2017
Finnest’s mission is teaching children to learn more about managing finances. VentureFizz connected with company Co-Founder and CEO, Clemens Grave, about how the company developed their own prepaid card and app.
By: Gabriela McManus | October 11, 2017
Sometimes, it's good to be a little transparent in the workplace, but in her post this month, Gabriela McManus asks 'How much is too much?' Throughout her post, McManus explains how being to be a certain level of transparent during your time at work is helpful for the whole organization.
Office Tours
By: Colin W. Barry | October 10, 2017
Check out our Office Tour featuring lots of pictures from Fitbit's offices in Boston.
Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | October 10, 2017
Cygilant equips organizations with 24/7/365 cybersecurity monitoring through a combination of software and trained security analysts. CEO Vijay Basani sits down with us to discuss Cygilant's place in a world riddled by security breaches, as well as the current state of cybersecurity as a whole.
By: Joe Kinsella | October 10, 2017
Boston is home to many prominent tech-related events and companies. Joe Kinsella takes a tour around MIT, Harvard (among other spots) and gives his own perspective on how these particular areas stand out from a "nerd" perspective.
By: Alexander Culafi | October 9, 2017
As the deadline approaches, we take a look back at the impact that Techstars' accelerator program has had in Boston and the vision for the program moving forward.
By: Tom Bain | October 9, 2017
Tom Bain attended a panel hosted by the New England Venture Capital Association dedicated to growing threats in cybersecurity and the panelists came from startups and venture capital firms. Here is what Bain took away from the event.
Talent on the Move
By: Keith Cline | October 6, 2017
Here's your look at the latest hires and promotions across the Boston tech community at Quick Base, MOO, Placester, DigitalOcean, 128 Technology, Bright Horizons, Humatics, Amazon Web Services, Drift, YourEncore, InterSystems, and Version 2.0 Communications.
By: Colin W. Barry | October 6, 2017
Here's your preview of events coming your way in Boston's startup and tech sector!
Company Profiles
By: Zach Winn | October 5, 2017
Veho Technologies was born from that epiphany with the mission of reinventing the way packages are delivered by using crowdsourced drivers in their own cars. Zach Winn interviewed company Co-Founder Itamar Zur about how Veho's applications are connecting the right drivers for the right job.
By: Christina Luconi | October 5, 2017
Everyone needs a little bit of inspiration to get through their workday; whether it is talking to co-workers to start your day or watching a video, its good to find what is right for yourself. Christina Luconi writes about what inspires herself and how we can find our own inspiration for work.
Lead(H)er
By: Brianne Shelley | October 4, 2017
OrionCKB's VP of Marketing, Sandra Rand, thought she would end up having a career in public relations and living in New York City. However, in her Lead(H)er profile, Rand spoke with Brianne Shelley about what made her want to switch to digital marketing and what led to her career in the Boston tech scene.
By: Colin W. Barry | October 4, 2017
Cybereason held their first ever DEEP conference dedicated to all facets of cybersecurity. The event featured several interesting and engaging panels for those interested in this particular sector. Here are five takeaways from Cybereason's inaugural event.
Career Path
By: Keith Cline | October 3, 2017
What does the career path and a day in the life look like for the Director of QA at Disruptor Beam? We interviewed Chad Kaminski to find out.
Office Tours
By: Colin W. Barry | October 3, 2017
Check out our Office Tour featuring lots of pictures from Cantina's offices in Boston.
By: Alexander Culafi | October 3, 2017
PTC's Mike Campbell, Executive Vice President of the company's ThingWorx platform, joins us for a Q&A about PTC's place in IoT, as well as why they're moving to Boston's Innovation District.
Career Forward
By: Keith Cline | October 2, 2017
Welcome to the October edition of Career Forward. This is a highly curated list of the top jobs from our BIZZpages.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | October 2, 2017
LBRY (pronounced "library") is a distribution platform utilizing blockchain technology. However, their main goal is to disrupt content distribution on the Internet. We connected with Jeremy Kauffman, LBRY's Co-Founder and CEO, to talk about how the company's protocol is going to accomplish that.
Talent on the Move
By: Keith Cline | September 29, 2017
Here's your look at the latest hires and promotions across the Boston tech community at InsightSquared, Formlabs, Wayfair, Wellframe, Toast, EF Education First, riskmethods, itslearningAS, NorthOut, and Paint Nite.
By: Colin W. Barry | September 29, 2017
Here's your preview of events coming your way in Boston's startup and tech sector!
Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | September 28, 2017
Derek Tu ('18) and Kyle Lawson ('19) are two Babson College undergrads building Vidvision, a video marketing platform that aims to turn YouTube videos into lead generators. Here's how they're making it happen.
By: Christina Luconi | September 28, 2017
After attending a summit about workplaces, Christina Luconi started thinking about her own workspace and its culture at Rapid7. In her post this week, Christina writes about how startups can improve their workplaces and how it reflects the employees of the company.

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