Stories

Talent on the Move
By: Keith Cline | May 19, 2017
Here's your look at the latest hires across the Boston tech community at GasBuddy, Alignable, Actifio, TripAdvisor, Starry, Liberty Mutual, Interactions, EverTrue, CampusTap, MIB Group, Progress Partners, Startup Institute, Tonic 5, Sleek Machine, + General Catalyst.
By: Keith Cline | May 18, 2017
Last night, the Boston innovation economy gathered to celebrate and recognize the many accomplishments across the Tech and Life Sciences industries at the 2017 NEVYs.  Here's the winner and pictures.
Company Profiles
By: Zach Winn | May 18, 2017
Netra is a visual intelligence company that uses cutting edge image recognition and artificial intelligence technologies to help brands understand and target customers. CEO Richard Lee shares the story behind Netra, including being apart of Techstars and having some assistance from Mark Cuban. 
By: Christina Luconi | May 18, 2017
Whether you are an HR leader or in playing any other role in an organization, read on and ask yourself if you are putting yourself in the position where leaders are actively soliciting your counsel. Christina Luconi asks six questions for those who are interested in taking a major position of influence and impact.
Lead(H)er
By: Brianne Shelley | May 17, 2017
Gina Ashe is a serial entrepreneur & CEO. Her latest company is ThirdChannel, a rapidly growing technology company powering smart retail for some of the world's top brands. Here's her story.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | May 17, 2017
FAIRWAYiQ is a platform allows golf courses to track a variety of areas which require some form of maintenance. VentureFizz interviewed both company founders, Dave Vanslette and James Nunn, to find out how golf courses can use their platform to benefit their business.
By: Keith Cline | May 16, 2017
The 5th Annual NEVY Awards are finally here! We thought it would be interesting to take a look back at the winners from the past four years. 
By: Keith Cline | May 16, 2017
The Startup Institute has come a long way since its early beginnings. VentureFizz interviewed new CEO Richard DiTieri and VP of Marketing, Justin Miller, about the Startup Institute's past and future.
Office Tours
By: Colin W. Barry | May 16, 2017
Throughout the year, VentureFizz has profiled several unique offices within the Boston tech scene. Today, we are featuring a recap of the 16 Office Tours we've published on VentureFizz this year.
Investor Profiles
By: Keith Cline | May 15, 2017
In collaboration with the New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA), VentureFizz is interviewing nominees for the 5th Annual NEVYs. Today, we interview Dyn co-founder and Angel of the Year nominee, Jeremy Hitchcock.
By: Tasha Schlake Festel | May 15, 2017
Resumes with great spelling and punctuation are welcome, but sometimes recruiters don't have the time to appreciate that kind of work. Your resume needs something to grab the recruiter's attention. Tasha Schlake Festel offers her own insight on how important a resume is for a first impression.
Talent on the Move
By: Keith Cline | May 12, 2017
Here's your look at the latest hires and promotions across the Boston tech community at LogMeIn, MassChallenge, Turbonomic, Kyruus, GasBuddy, Actifio, Cantina, Zaius, LevelUp, Drift, HubSpot, Autodesk, + e-Spirit.
By: Colin W. Barry | May 12, 2017
Here's your preview of the upcoming events in Boston's startup and tech sector!
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | May 11, 2017
Healigo is a HIPAA-compliant engagement platform with a focus on connecting physical therapists and their patients. VentureFizz interviewed company co-founder and CEO, Nick Fontana, and learned of his background in health care and what inspired him to start this company.
Company Profiles
By: Zach Winn | May 11, 2017
SimpMe is a database of analogies based on popular interests designed to help explain complicated terms. Zach Winn interviewed company founder, Jordan Perry, and learned how his own personal learning experiences helped him develop SimpMe.
By: Christina Luconi | May 11, 2017
Hearing about a startup's value propositions of their business is a common trend. However, what about a person's individual value? What can it bring to potential employers? Christina Luconi writes about the importance of one's value to a company and how one can showcase these features.
Engineering Spotlight
By: Keith Cline | May 10, 2017
VentureFizz connected with Paul Sowden, the Platform Services Director at Mimecast, and received an in-depth look at what the company does to protect its clients, including the complex technology behind their MimeOS platform.
Lead(H)er
By: Brianne Shelley | May 10, 2017
Holly Chessman has always had a passion for writing and has managed to turn it into several careers in the tech world. Today, she works as the VP of Marketing at Glance Networks. Brianne Shelley tells Chessman’s story, which includes living abroad in the United States and internationally.
By: Gabriela McManus | May 10, 2017
It’s easy to become overwhelmed trying to plan for every potential management scenario and master every conceivable conversation. Intelligent.ly's Gabriela McManus details three different kind of conversations those new to management may want to consider.
Driven
By: Keith Cline | May 9, 2017
As the founder and CEO of Insurify, Snejina Zacharia has built a career around building successful businesses where people have either failed or even dared to try. Here's her story.
Office Tours
By: Colin W. Barry | May 9, 2017
Check out our Office Tour featuring lots of pictures from EverTrue's offices in Boston, Massachusetts.
Investor Profiles
By: Nina Stepanov | May 8, 2017
In collaboration with the New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA), VentureFizz is interviewing nominees for the 5th Annual NEVYs. Today, we interview Angel of the Year nominee, Jean Hammond of LearnLaunch.
Founder Stories
By: Necco Ceresani | May 8, 2017
Elizabeth Lawler went from fighting disease to fighting on the cybersecurity front when she became the Co-Founder and CEO of Conjur, a now 4-year-old Waltham-based data security company. Necco Ceresani shares Lawler's story, which includes how she started in cybersecurity and how she leads a company.
Talent on the Move
By: Keith Cline | May 5, 2017
Here's your look at the latest hires across the Boston tech community at Applause, SiteSpect, Formlabs, TripAdvisor, QuickBase, Rapid7, Catalant, Acquia, ERT, nuTonomy, Building Engines, Customer Portfolios, The Engine, + BlueGrace Logistics.
By: Colin W. Barry | May 5, 2017
Here's your preview of events coming your way in Boston's startup and tech sector!
By: Colin W. Barry | May 4, 2017
On May 3rd, Techstars welcomed its Class of 2017 to the House of Blues. Twelve different startups were given the chance to display their products and services for Boston's 11th Techstars Demo Day. Here’s our recap.
By: Christina Luconi | May 4, 2017
What do your people really care about once you’ve taken care of their basic needs?  Read on for things you might want to be considering to attract – and retain – your top talent.
Company Profiles
By: Keith Cline | May 3, 2017
Launching today, Wasabi is a “hot” storage company which claims to be six times faster and one-fifth the cost of Amazon S3 and is also changing the game in terms of cloud data storage. We interviewed David Friend, Wasabi's CEO & co-founder about this new company.
Engineering Spotlight
By: Keith Cline | May 3, 2017
Panorama Education helps schools improve by acting on feedback from students, parents, teachers, and staff. We spoke with the Director of Product, Daphne Dor-Ner, and Software Engineer, Geoffrey Litt, about Panorama Education's engineering team & culture.
By: Jeff Williams | May 3, 2017
High-quality sales of complex business solutions are undergoing significant evolution and Jeff Williams writes about how to get things back on track, with various statistics found from a variety of research firms.

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