Stories

By: Ashley Perez | September 27, 2017
Not everyone in the tech world is going to be an extrovert; most are introverted in their workplace. However, that does not mean they aren't friendly and are unable to socialize. Ashley Perez writes about how being an introvert does not have to be a bad thing in the workplace.
By: Alexander Culafi | September 26, 2017
VentureFizz had the opportunity to attend the first-ever HYPERGROWTH Conference by Drift. Here are a few of the things that stood out to us.
Office Tours
By: Colin W. Barry | September 26, 2017
Check out our Office Tour featuring lots of pictures from Threat Stack's offices in Boston.
Driven
By: Colin W. Barry | September 26, 2017
Joshua Redstone has spent most of his tech career in Silicon Valley but has returned home to Massachusetts to partake in his first entrepreneurial venture; creating a measuring cup that utilizes applied mathematics. We connected with Redstone about his career as a software engineer at Google and Facebook and spoke about the projects he started at those companies too.
Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | September 25, 2017
BlueSnap is an online payment platform that aims to make global ecommerce a breeze for merchants everywhere. CEO Ralph Dangelmaier tells Alex Culafi all about how he helped bring an Israeli company with a great idea to the United States.
Driven
By: Alexander Culafi | September 25, 2017
Alex Culafi sits down with Matt Kaplan, GM of Emerging Products at LogMeIn, to discuss how his passion for product development and entrepreneurship led to a career as a product executive at LogMeIn.
Talent on the Move
By: Keith Cline | September 22, 2017
Here's your look at the latest hires and promotions across the Boston tech community at LogMeIn, Buildium, ObserveIT, SmartBear Software, Recorded Future, Quick Base, CloudHealth Technologies, ezCater, WegoWise, HubSpot, Underscore VC, meQuilibrium, General Catalyst, LinkSquares, and Zipcar.
By: Colin W. Barry | September 22, 2017
Here's your preview of events coming your way in Boston's startup and tech sector!
Company Profiles
By: Keith Cline | September 21, 2017
With five consecutive years of record growth, Turbonomic is the very definition of hyper-growth. One reason for this is its continuously evolving sales model. Steve Corndell, Turbonomic’s General Manager and Vice President of Commercial Sales, told us exactly how they did it.
By: Christina Luconi | September 21, 2017
Everyone has a certain level of confidence, but sometimes it is ok to admit you have flaws and it's even better to find someone to work it out with. Taking a personal approach to her weekly post, Christina Luconi shares how being "vulnerable" makes a person more strong than they think.
Lead(H)er
By: Brianne Shelley | September 20, 2017
Alison Elworthy has been a part of HubSpot for a little under a decade and has held various roles at the company. For this week's Lead(H)er profile, Brianne Shelley details Elworthy's experiences working in the Boston tech scene. Elworthy even provides some advice for recent graduates.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | September 20, 2017
Perch is a fitness-based startup and one of the many companies to come out of the MIT delta v program. Co-Founder and CEO, Jacob Rothman, shares the origin story of Perch with VentureFizz and details how his product can help out collegiate athletes with their exercises.
Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | September 19, 2017
HealthcareSource sold its healthcare talent platform to over half of the hospitals in the United States. Alex Culafi sat down with President and CEO J.P. Fingado to find out how.
By: Izzy Azeri | September 19, 2017
Izzy Azeri details how his newest venture, mabl, is developing a goal-oriented company culture where everyone, from management to entry-level employees, is involved to drive the company into a positive direction.
Investor Profiles
By: Nina Stepanov | September 18, 2017
Eric Tarczynski is the founder of Contrary Capital, a decentralized university-focused venture fund, looking to help student entrepreneurs. Nina Stepanov interviewed Tarczynski about the founding of the firm and what colleges, both in the New England area and across the country, they are assisting.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | September 18, 2017
Vinolytics is an analytics platform for wine sellers and collectors, where they can also manage their assets. We interviewed founder and CEO, Jennifer Williams-Bulkelley, about the company's services for a non-tech oriented industry and how her time spent in London served as inspiration.
Talent on the Move
By: Keith Cline | September 15, 2017
Here's your look at the latest hires and promotions across the Boston tech community at ObserveIT, Cybereason, Formlabs, Brightcove, CloudHealth Technologies, LogMeIn, WEVO, Rapid7, Catalant, PredictiveHR, Perfecto, PatientPing, and CVS Health.
By: Colin W. Barry | September 15, 2017
Here's your preview of events coming your way in Boston's startup and tech sector!
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | September 14, 2017
In today's omnichannel world, marketing teams are having trouble keeping up with their client's demands. Kitewheel gives traditional marketing approaches a more modern spin with their software. We connected with Mark Smith, the company's Founder and President, about Kitewheel's origins in MarTech.  
By: Christina Luconi | September 14, 2017
No matter how cohesive and healthy the relationships between co-workers may be, conflict in the workplace will eventually happen. As a leader herself in Boston's tech scene, Christina Luconi has helped resolve conflicts in the workplace and shares how one can solve it in their own careers.
Lead(H)er
By: Brianne Shelley | September 13, 2017
Emmy Linder began her career not with a startup, but in the Israeli Defense Forces. Linder shared her story with Brianne Shelley in our Lead(H)er series and spoke about her time in the military and how she became involved in Boston tech.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | September 13, 2017
Ken Accardi is an entrepreneur with an affinity for health care. His newest startup, Ankota, is providing home care businesses with intuitive software. We had a chance to connect with Accardi to chat about the company's product and culture.
Career Path
By: Keith Cline | September 12, 2017
What does the career path and a day in the life look like for the Manager of Enterprise Sales at Quick Base? We interviewed Maureen Morris to find out.
By: Gabriela McManus | September 12, 2017
It's a great feeling when you finally receive that promotion, but it can also be a bit of a problematic situation if you are now managing your co-workers. Gabriela McManus writes about how one can avoid awkward moments and make it an overall good experience for you and your peers.
By: Colin W. Barry | September 11, 2017
The MIT Kresge Auditorium was the stage for MIT's delta v Demo Day 2017, where the program's largest, and most diverse, cohort had a chance to showcase their products and services. Here's our recap of the event and six standout early-stage startups that are a part of the program.
Company Profiles
By: Keith Cline | September 11, 2017
Meet Max Makeev and Mark Schnittman, the co-founders of Owl Labs in Somerville. The duo is on a mission to fix video conferencing for remote employees with its product the Meeting Owl. The two co-founders shared their own personal history and how they came together to start their own company.
Talent on the Move
By: Keith Cline | September 8, 2017
Here's your look at the latest hires and promotions across the Boston tech community at Zagster, DigitalOcean, LogMeIn, ezCater, Wayfair, Turbonomic, Techstars, QuickPivot, Skillsoft, Converge, Poppulo, Capsule8, OpsGenie and EverQuote. 
By: Colin W. Barry | September 8, 2017
Here's your preview of events coming your way in Boston's startup and tech sector!
By: Alexander Culafi | September 7, 2017
We asked VentureFizz readers to tell us about their first computers. Here's what you had to say.
Company Profiles
By: Zach Winn | September 7, 2017
iRewardHealth is taking a more informed approach to helping people get healthy, by utilizing machine learning to help promote healthy habits. Zach Winn interviewed iRewardHealth's Co-Founder and CEO, Rick McCartney, and Creative Director Alexandra Brillaud, on how their platform is helping companies improve their employee wellness. 

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