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Talent on the Move
By: Keith Cline | December 15, 2017
Here's your look at the latest hires, promotions, and board appointments across the Boston tech community at TriNetX, Formlabs, Threat Stack, PatientsLikeMe, M.Gemi, TripAdvisor, SHYFT Analytics, LogMeIn, Workbar, Tamr, Paint Nite, Fusion Worldwide, Kitewheel, and Shearwater.
Career Path
By: Keith Cline | December 14, 2017
What does the career path and a day in the life look like for the Director of People Operations at Placester? We decided to interview Jane Jaxon at Placester to find out.  
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | December 14, 2017
TurnGram as a social media photo concierge that will deliver Instagram photos to a selected destination. VentureFizz connected with Founder and CEO Arian Radmand about how visiting his family served as inspiration and how the platform works. It can also make a great gift for those who like photography!
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | December 14, 2017
If you're looking to make individual investments, but don't have the knowledge of the market, Keel is a platform designed to solve this problem by connecting users with experienced investors. We spoke with Keel's Co-Founders Andrew Kelley and Sophia Lin about how the platform works and their time spent at the DCU FinTech Innovation Center.
By: Christina Luconi | December 14, 2017
When you attend a conference, one thing you can take note of is noticing how all the speakers have their own "voice" and how it can inspire someone for a change. Christina Luconi writes about how finding your own voice can result in positive changes in your life.
Lead(H)er
By: Brianne Shelley | December 13, 2017
WordStream's SVP of Customer Success Kristen Yerardi spent most of her career in tech coding and programming, but then later focused on information architecture at Molecular before moving onto WordStream. Brianne Shelley spoke with Yerardi about her career, where she also shares advice for upcoming college graduates.
By: Colin W. Barry | December 13, 2017
From Monday to Wednesday this week, VentureFizz is introducing Startup Institute's Fall 2017 graduates. Today, we are showcasing the graduates from the Web Development track.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | December 13, 2017
Involved has created a platform that is a micro-polling platform for government representatives to post questions that get sent out to their constituents. We spoke with Involved's CEO Jacob Dansey and Head of Marketing Caleb McDermott about how small towns in Massachusetts are utilizing the platform and the inspiration for it involving local elections.
Office Tours
By: Colin W. Barry | December 12, 2017
Check out our Office Tour featuring lots of pictures from PatientLikeMe's offices in Cambridge.
By: Colin W. Barry | December 12, 2017
From Monday to Wednesday this week, VentureFizz is introducing Startup Institute's Fall 2017 graduates. Today, we are showcasing the graduates from the Web Design track.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | December 12, 2017
QuickPivot has created a SaaS platform for eCommerce companies, retail stores, and marketing teams to analyze and harness customer data through various channels. We connected with the company's CEO Bob Boehnlein to chat about the company's platform, as well as learn more about its origins from the late-90s.
Career Inspiration
By: Keith Cline | December 11, 2017
In the sixth episode of the VentureFizz Career Inspiration podcast, Keith Cline interviews Michael Brown, VP, Talent at SHYFT Analytics.
Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | December 11, 2017
PathAI is a company that combines the methodology of machine learning with vast swaths of medical data to help doctors make better diagnoses. Co-Founder and CEO Andrew Beck tells us all about the company's plaform, as well as how PathAI plans to change the future of pathology.
By: Colin W. Barry | December 11, 2017
From Monday to Wednesday this week, VentureFizz is introducing Startup Institute's Fall 2017 graduates. Today, we are showcasing the graduates from both the Sales and Digital Marketing tracks.
By: Rasika Rajagopalan | December 11, 2017
Gamification is a huge part of many a company's business models, but why not add it to a company's culture to improve morale and well-being? Rasika Rajagopalan writes about various ways companies can incentivice employees to build these two aspects through various apps and platforms.
Talent on the Move
By: Keith Cline | December 8, 2017
Here's your look at the latest hires and promotions across the Boston tech community at Starry, Quick Base, OM1, LogMeIn, Wiser Solutions, Wellframe, Pwnie Express, Boston Public Market, Building Engines, BUILD Boston, Zipcar, and Global-Z International.
By: Colin W. Barry | December 8, 2017
Here's your preview of events coming your way in Boston's startup and tech sector!
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | December 7, 2017
Seated is a restaurant booking app that adds in the reward of receiving gifts cards from Amazon, Starbucks, and Uber. We spoke with Seated's Co-Founder Brice Gumpel and Creative Director Emily Law about how their app could help you find your new favorite restaurant.
By: Christina Luconi | December 7, 2017
Fear of Missing Out (or FOMO) is what makes go out with friends, even if we don't want to. However, when it happens in your professional life, it can feel a little more hurtful and impact your career. To avoid these issues, Christina Luconi writes four different ways someone could avoid getting the FOMO vibe.
Engineering Spotlight
By: Keith Cline | December 6, 2017
We connected with SilverRail Technology’s Vice President of Engineering Andrew Miller to learn about their SilverRail's engineering team, their technology, and what they like to do for fun.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | December 6, 2017
SidelineSwap is an online marketplace that connects athletes with other athletes to buy and sell used sports equipment. We interviewed SidelineSwap's Co-Founder and CEO Brandon Candon to talk about how the company's marketplace works and how they were accepted into MassChallenge. 
Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | December 6, 2017
Anaqua is a company that develops IP management software for approximately a quarter of the world's IP. CEO Bob Romeo discusses the value of having a global presence in the intellectual property space, as well as the company's recent merger with Lecorpio.
Office Tours
By: Colin W. Barry | December 5, 2017
Check out our Office Tour featuring lots of pictures from Evergage's offices in Somerville.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | December 5, 2017
Qeepsake is a digital baby journal and utilizes a text messaging-based interface where parents can easily capture moments as they’re happening. We connected with Qeepsake's Co-Founder and CEO Jeff McNeil to talk about the product and how his experience as a father inspired him. He also spoke about his time as part of Techstars' new Techstars Anywhere program.
By: Justin Graci | December 5, 2017
When looking for a job, a candidate can research more information about the company even before the first interview. Justin Graci writes about how companies can be transparent with candidates and take a more "no BS" approach to their branding.
Career Inspiration
By: Keith Cline | December 4, 2017
In the fifth episode of the VentureFizz Career Inspiration podcast, Keith Cline interviews Mike Hebert, Head of Talent Acquisition at edX.
Career Forward
By: Keith Cline | December 4, 2017
Welcome to the December edition of Career Forward. This is a highly curated list of the top jobs from our BIZZpages.
By: Colin W. Barry | December 4, 2017
With the holidays upon us, VentureFizz encourages you to shop local!  We have compiled several products or avenues from Boston area companies to help you out with your gift giving ideas. We even have some special discounts available! 
Talent on the Move
By: Keith Cline | December 1, 2017
Here's your look at the latest hires and promotions across the Boston tech community at ZappRx, M.Gemi, Klaviyo, athenahealth, Audible, Hello Alfred, Amazon Alexa Team, Nielsen, Hearts on Fire, OM1, and Rize.
By: Colin W. Barry | December 1, 2017
Here's your preview of events coming your way in Boston's startup and tech sector!

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