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By: Dennis Keohane | June 4, 2013
Mobiquity, the local mobile solutions for enterprise company, announced a new round of funding today.  NewSpring Growth, a growth equity fund of NewSpring Capital...
By: Keith Cline | June 4, 2013
It’s hard to believe, but I started VentureFizz almost four years ago.  It is crazy how the time flies by.  When I originally started the site, I had two goals in mind...
By: Jay Batson | June 3, 2013
I'm about 10 months into helping a bunch of startups through organizations like TechStars, MassChallenge, and others.  And I've seen an emerging trend among startups that I want...
By: Dennis Keohane | June 3, 2013
The crowd gathered at the Copley Westin for the Tenth Annual MITX Innovation Awards were introduced to a few of the most impactful local companies and had the chance...
By: Scott Signore | June 2, 2013
Having been around the block a while, I believe I have a good understanding of the personal characteristics that are commonly found in a successful PR professional. At a minimum...
By: Dave Power | May 30, 2013
Electric carmaker Tesla Motors has tripled its valuation to $10B over the last two months.  What do investors see in the company’s growth strategy?  Both Motor Trend...
By: Dennis Keohane | May 30, 2013
On Monday evening, key members of the Boston tech and innovation community will be gathering at the Westin Copley for the Tenth Annual MITX Innovation Awards... Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE
By: Dennis Keohane | May 29, 2013
ShopAdvisor, a locally-developed pricewatching product, won some acclaim since it launched an iOS app at the end of 2010.  First, it was featured in the App Store,
By: Elicia Basoli | May 28, 2013
In the video game industry there are the ‘big gun’ developers – BioWare, Irrational, EA, Harmonix and others – and then there are the smaller, independent developers...
By: Ben Mirin | May 27, 2013
Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE In its fourth iteration, the team behind TechStars Boston has become a well-oiled machine.  Associates and HackStars rotate quite consistently from term to term, but with each...  
Office Tours
By: | May 27, 2013
Welcome to Objective Logistics! We are a Google and Atlas Venture backed...
By: Andy Palmer | May 23, 2013
If you’ve been watching the news lately, it should be pretty clear that the enterprise technology business is changing ― and fast.  For one thing, the private equity guys are...
By: Michelle Heath | May 22, 2013
If you know anything about Sales and Marketing organizations, you know that they are often at odds. When business is booming, the scotch is flowing, the bell is...
By: Dennis Keohane | May 21, 2013
Local 3D Printer Company Formlabs had quite busy last weekend.  First, they were on the road repping their product at Maker Faire in San Francisco and the International Contemporary...
By: Dennis Keohane | May 20, 2013
On Tuesday morning, Anže Vodovnik and Davorin Gabrovec are holding an event in Kendall Square to unveil the mobile version of Zeppelin, their one-stop data and analytics...
By: Eric Paley | May 19, 2013
Venture backed startups are incredibly ambitious. A startup team comes together to try to create something highly improbable and well beyond what can reasonably be expected...
By: Rob Go | May 16, 2013
Right after OMGPOP released DrawSomething to rave reviews (and traction), I was catching up with my friend Nabeel Hyatt and chatted a bit about the game’s meteoric...
By: Dennis Keohane | May 15, 2013
Patrick O’Quinn, the founder of Awesome.me, built his media-sharing-platform company with two personal beliefs in mind. The first is that everyone has greatness in them; second...
By: Emma Siemasko | May 14, 2013
Color theory is nothing new. If you paint a room yellow, supposedly it creates anxiety. Grays and blues are soothing, but also depressing, and red is alarming and urgent. When our...
By: Michael Gaiss | May 13, 2013
The topic of unpaid internships comes up frequently in conversations that I have with companies looking to bring on young talent. It is an area where many people do not...
By: Dennis Keohane | May 12, 2013
The members of the Boston tech / innovation community that attended VentureFizz / Dissero's "Scaling to 1M+ Users - Customer Acquisition Strategy" event arrived...
Office Tours
By: | May 12, 2013
Welcome to Forrester...
By: Michael Greeley | May 9, 2013
This is not just another Big Data story. Or just another post on innovation. Or another good read on entrepreneurship. But it does touch on all of those things. And it shows...
By: Alex Taussig | May 9, 2013
When we opened our call for Summer@Highland applications a few months ago, the entire Highland investment team pitched in to get the word out. We came bearing...
By: Michelle Heath | May 8, 2013
I was lucky enough to graduate college without student debt. I didn’t really think about it much then, but now, as I plan for my two kids to go to college, I am grateful my...
By: Elicia Basoli | May 7, 2013
There once was a man named Jon, who dreamed of the day when social games would go beyond the continuous click-fest seen in many social games to feature more...
By: Ariel Diaz | May 6, 2013
Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE When your grand idea for an edtech startup begins to take shape and you’re ready to get the engines revving for a team and product, it’s time to get some funding behind the...  
By: Dennis Keohane | May 6, 2013
Infinio Systems, the Cambridge-based storage performance software company, announced today that Steve Papa is joining the company’s board of directors and serve...
By: Dennis Keohane | May 5, 2013
As more local companies begin to expand overseas and international companies seek to establish a foothold in North America, Boston is quietly becoming a hub between...
By: Keith Cline | May 5, 2013
Last Wednesday was the New England Venture Capital Association's 1st Annual NEVY Awards.  Kudos to C.A. Webb and the whole team who put together such an...

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