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Talent on the Move
By: Keith Cline | August 25, 2017
Here's your look at the latest hires and promotions across the Boston tech community at Quick Base, Ipswitch, SmartBear, LogMeIn, Crayon, Kyloe Partners, Getfused, Definitive Healthcare, Ace-up, and Optum Analytics.
By: Colin W. Barry | August 25, 2017
Here's your preview of events coming your way in Boston's startup and tech sector!
Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | August 24, 2017
Soofa is a company that makes solar-powered benches and E Ink displays for cities. Co-Founder Sandra Richter tells Alex Culafi about Soofa's mission to make sustainability attractive, social, and fun.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | August 24, 2017
Quick Key is an EdTech startup who developed an app allowing teachers to grade tests and quizzes through their smartphones. The company has implemented other features to help teachers out in the classroom as well. VentureFizz connected with the company's two co-founders, Isaac Van Wesep and Walter Duncan, about the founding of the company.
By: Christina Luconi | August 24, 2017
Whether it occurs in your childhood during school or right-in-the-middle of your career, everyone goes through a personal struggle. Christina Luconi shares her own story of overcoming her struggles and how it has benefitted her in her career and in her life.
Working in Boston Tech
By: Keith Cline | August 23, 2017
VentureFizz connected with Zoe Silverman, Yesware’s Director of Talent, about the software they provide and get a feel for what an average day at Yesware is like for their employees. During the interview, we also learned about their internal culture and team-building core values.
By: Peter Karlson | August 23, 2017
If your software company’s medium-to-long term plans include merging or being acquired, there are essential aspects of your business that you should focus on now. Peter Karlson writes about how there are two business areas companies should focus on when this happens.
Office Tours
By: Colin W. Barry | August 22, 2017
Check out our Office Tour featuring lots of pictures from PillPack's offices in Somerville, Massachusetts.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | August 22, 2017
Neuromotion Labs is creating original mobile video games on their platform, Mighteor, to assist children with behavioral issues. VentureFizz connected with two of the company's co-founders, Craig Lund and Jason Kahn, about their admirable mission and how their technology is helping families and schools.
By: Colin W. Barry | August 21, 2017
With the fall season rolling around the corner, here is your look at some of the must-attend events taking place across Boston's tech and entrepreneurial sectors.
Driven
By: Alexander Culafi | August 21, 2017
Onur Mergen is an ambitious tech leader with nearly two decades of experience. VentureFizz sat down with Mergen to discuss his career path, from his birthplace in Turkey to his current role as CTO at ezCater.
Talent on the Move
By: Keith Cline | August 18, 2017
Here's your look at the latest hires and promotions across the Boston tech community at Wayfair, Starry, Placester, ezCater, TripAdvisor, Endurance International Group, BevSpot, LogMeIn, Repsly, ZappRx, Facing History and Ourselves, Sophos and Commerce Ventures.
By: Colin W. Barry | August 18, 2017
Here's your preview of events coming your way in Boston's startup and tech sector!
Company Profiles
By: Zach Winn | August 17, 2017
Legably is an online platform that helps lawyers connect with firms and solo practitioners to find and manage contract work. Zach Winn interviewed the company founder and CEO, Dan Reilly, about how he is looking to help out small to medium sized and solo law firms.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | August 17, 2017
Operation Code is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping unemployed veterans break into the tech industry and helping to bring veterans and citizens together. We interviewed the organization's COO, Conrad Holloman, on how Operation Code is looking to fulfill this mission.
By: Christina Luconi | August 17, 2017
During your career, you don't always have to be the comedian as cracking a joke once in a while can certainly lighten the mood on a stressful day. Christina Luconi writes about the importance of good humor in the workplace and how it helps everyone.
Lead(H)er
By: Brianne Shelley | August 16, 2017
Laura Bronner, the Head of Branding at EF Education First became interested in becoming an entrepreneur after attending a panel. Brianne Shelley interviewed Bronner about her career, including her other entrepreneurial pursuits and how she ended up working at EF Education First.
By: Alexander Culafi | August 16, 2017
e-Spirit is a nearly 20-year-old company that makes cloud-based CMS. CMO Michael Gerard discusses the company, as well as what it means to innovate the right way.
Company Profiles
By: Keith Cline | August 15, 2017
Mautic is a marketing automation platform that leverages the power of an open source community, combined with a slick, easy-to-use product on a modern architecture. We interviewed Matt Johnston, Mautic's CEO, about the founding of the company and how they are changing the game with marketing automation.
By: Alexander Culafi | August 15, 2017
Howl is a social nightlife app that allows you to connect to your friends and find out what they’re up to. Alexander Culafi interviewed the brother-and-sister co-founding team, Becky and Chris Cowie, about their nightlife venture.
By: Mike Volpe | August 14, 2017
Cybereason is introducing DEEP 2017, an event where thought leaders will discuss new approaches to cybersecurity and today's sophisticated threats. The company's CMO, Mike Volpe, shares some tips on how to create a meaningful conference, plus some of the details of their inaugural event, which includes Steve Wozniak as a keynote speaker.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | August 14, 2017
Out in the small Massachusetts suburb of Maynard, Kaon Interactive is developing experiences utilizing augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR). VentureFizz interviewed the Kaon's President and CEO, Gavin Finn, about the company's 20-year history and what their technology entails.
Talent on the Move
By: Keith Cline | August 11, 2017
Here's your look at the latest hires and promotions across the Boston tech community at Acquia, SilverRail Technologies, Brightcove, M. Gemi, Senet, HapYak, CVS Health, Converse, Student Loan Genius and Wondersmile.  
By: Colin W. Barry | August 11, 2017
Here's your preview of events coming your way in Boston's startup and tech sector!
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | August 10, 2017
Token is a web wallet which allows users to keep track of their funds and also transfer them globally through P2P transactions. VentureFizz had the chance to speak with Token's co-founder and CEO, Dave Aiello, about how the company started and what goals they plan to accomplish with their platform.
By: Christina Luconi | August 10, 2017
Despite a changing world, there are still some men in the workplace that still have closed minds. In a change of pace from her regular posts, Christina Luconi writes a letter to those who still discriminate.
Lead(H)er
By: Brianne Shelley | August 9, 2017
Christina Dorobek is the Chief Sales Officer at LevelUp and has a background that, on the surface, looks completely different than what she is doing now. Brianne Shelley had a chance to interview Dorobek about her career and how she ended up working for LevelUp.
By: Colin W. Barry | August 9, 2017
From Monday to Wednesday, VentureFizz is introducing Startup Institute's Summer 2017 graduates. Today, we are showcasing the graduates in the Web Development track.
Office Tours
By: Colin W. Barry | August 8, 2017
Check out our Office Tour featuring lots of pictures from Motus' offices in Boston, Massachusetts.
By: Colin W. Barry | August 8, 2017
From Monday to Wednesday, VentureFizz is introducing Startup Institute's Summer 2017 graduates. Today, we are showcasing the graduates in the Web Design track.

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