Stories

By: Jake Freedman | July 18, 2017
"Immersive Media" is a term many of those working in the tech industry may be familiar with, but what about the words that go under this descriptive term? Jake Freedman writes about the various words that go underneath the term immersive media, which also includes AR and VR. 
Driven
By: Colin W. Barry | July 17, 2017
Kevin O'Brien is the co-founder and CEO of the cybersecurity startup GreatHorn, whose solution helps companies secure email, chat, and collaboration platforms. VentureFizz connected with O'Brien to caht about his longstanding career in Boston's cybersecurity sector.
By: Sarah Salbu | July 17, 2017
On June 12, TUGG hosted a lively event at the ICA Boston to celebrate social good entrepreneurs. Sarah Salbu was in attendance to recap the event for VentureFizz.
Talent on the Move
By: Keith Cline | July 14, 2017
Here's your look at the latest hires across the Boston tech community at Quick Base, Promoboxx, Cantina, ezCater, Starry, LogMeIn, TetraScience, Nasuni, Pearson, Veracode, + Voysis.
By: Colin W. Barry | July 14, 2017
Here's your preview of events coming your way in Boston's startup and tech sector!
By: Colin W. Barry | July 13, 2017
On July 12, Mass Innovation Nights held its 100th event at the Museum of Science. Here is our recap of the event, which includes a showcase from alumni of the program, as well as a presentation of seven unique companies.
By: Christina Luconi | July 13, 2017
Sometimes, applying the simple life lessons family members teach you can be the best technique for getting head in the workplace; lessons like "do your job" and "branch out." Christina Luconi writes about these, and others, and how they can go a long way for someone's career.
Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | July 12, 2017
RueBaRue provides mobile-friendly destination guides for hospitality businesses, especially those that deal in vacation rentals. Alexander Culafi spoke with RueBaRue's founder, Nars Krishnamachari, about the platform and how one vacation in Turkey inspired him.
By: Keith Cline | July 12, 2017
Here's a look at some of the interns who are spending their summer working at Boston tech companies.
Company Profiles
By: Keith Cline | July 11, 2017
Blink is an Andover-based startup disrupting the home security market with their security cameras and unique business model. We spoke with the company's co-founder and VP of Marketing, Don Shulsinger, and Head of Marketing & eCommerce, Dave Laubner, about Blink and what their future plans are.
By: Gabriela McManus | July 11, 2017
If someone wants to move up in their respective organization, it’s up to them to get the help they need to achieve their career goals. Intelligent.ly's Gabriela McManus lists what employees should, and shouldn't, do to get ahead in their careers.
Career Path
By: Keith Cline | July 10, 2017
What does the career path and a day in the life look like for the Director of Quality Engineering at Carbon Black? We interviewed Sarah Edrie to find out.
Investor Profiles
By: Nina Stepanov | July 10, 2017
Jack Klinck is the Managing Partner at Hyperplane Venture Capital. Read his Investor Profile to learn more about his history with the firm and which tech sectors he finds the most interesting in Boston.
Career Forward
By: Keith Cline | July 10, 2017
Career Forward is your go-to, highly targeted and curated list of the hottest job openings in the Boston startup and tech scene. 
By: Colin W. Barry | July 7, 2017
Here's your preview of events coming your way in Boston's startup and tech sector!
Talent on the Move
By: Keith Cline | July 7, 2017
Here's your look at the latest hires across the Boston tech community at Quick Base, CarGurus, SumTotal Systems, Evariant, Cybba, + Poppulo.
By: John Arsneault | July 6, 2017
The cloud’s impact on technology and business is already profound and the tech world is still in the early stages of adoption. John Arsenault writes about how the current state of cloud technology is affecting entrerprise IT, and the tech sector, and how it can change things for the future.
Company Profiles
By: Zach Winn | July 6, 2017
Upsolve is a non-profit that walks users through each step of the bankruptcy process, automating as much as possible to save time and headaches with a system co-founder Jonathan Petts describes as “the TurboTax for bankruptcy.” Petts was interviewed by Zach Winn about his organization and talks about how many lives Upsolve has helped with their processes.
By: Christina Luconi | July 6, 2017
​We all fight battles at work, though most not nearly dramatic as a bear fight. That said, that’s not the true measure of courage. Christina Luconi lists several traits of what she believes is a courageous leader in the workplace and how someone can become that leader.
Driven
By: Keith Cline | July 5, 2017
Michael Gear is the SVP Global Sales at Qstream. Gear shares his story with VentureFizz, which includes how he started working in sales for a variety of tech companies and his sales execution framework.
Company Profiles
By: Sam Benson Smith | July 5, 2017
Doni is a fintech startup with one goal in mind: to become a household name for consumers, just like Google has done for so many products. Sam Benson Smith interviewed company co-founder and CEO Ronald Verbrugge about Doni's app and its functions for users.
Talent on the Move
By: Keith Cline | June 30, 2017
Here's your look at the latest hires, promotions, and board appointments across the Boston tech community at Kyruus, Qstream, Placester, DigitalOcean, TripAdvisor, Cogo Labs, Applause, Barkly, Klaviyo, PlacePass, Horizons for Homeless Children, Planet Fitness, Valt, + TUGG.
By: Sarah Salbu | June 29, 2017
On Tuesday, EY held their 31st edition of their Entrepreneur of the Year Award ceremony. Sarah Salbu had the chance to attend and shares her recap of the event and lists both the winners and nominees.
Company Profiles
By: Zach Winn | June 29, 2017
EarlySense is a Waltham-based startup making patient monitoring much easier for hospitals. Zach Winn profiles this early-stage company and interviewed the company's President, Tim O'Malley, on some of the organizations using their product.
By: Christina Luconi | June 29, 2017
The concepts of diversity and inclusion are not buzzwords like “pivot” and “disrupt," they are critical components to building a healthy organization. Christina Luconi describes how a company can round out their employee ranks with diversity and inclusion.
Lead(H)er
By: Brianne Shelley | June 28, 2017
Sonciary Honnoll is the VP of Brands and Co-Founder at Promoboxx. Her career has focused on helping entrepreneurs market their businesses. Here's her story.
Working in Boston Tech
By: Keith Cline | June 28, 2017
VentureFizz had a chance to connect with two of Sigfox’s employees, Communications Director, Kristi Mason and Communications Coordinator, Morgan Gregory, about this leading IoT connectivity provider.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | June 27, 2017
Oomf creates portable chargers and the company has just joined the 2017 Mass Challenge cohort and VentureFizz had the chance to speak with company co-founder and CEO, Gavin Gray, about Oomf's early success with creating a "sharing economy" on college campuses.
Office Tours
By: Colin W. Barry | June 27, 2017
Check out our Office Tour featuring lots of pictures from Ellevation Education's offices in Boston, Massachusetts.
Driven
By: Keith Cline | June 26, 2017
Ed Macri is Wayfair’s Chief Product & Marketing Officer. Looking back at Macri’s background, it wasn’t a typical career path which got him to this leadership role at one of the world’s largest eCommerce companies.

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