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Talent on the Move
By: Keith Cline | October 20, 2017
Here's your look at the latest hires and promotions across the Boston tech community at LogMeIn, Crimson Hexagon, WEVO, Drift, WinterWyman, 55 Institutional Partners, and Piaggio Fast Forward.
By: Colin W. Barry | October 20, 2017
Here's your preview of events coming your way in Boston's startup and tech sector!
By: Christina Luconi | October 19, 2017
Fear can affect anyone especially during around Halloween season, and sometimes it creeps up on us at the workplace. However, sometimes its best to look inside and try and rationalize them. Christina Luconi writes about how one can overcome these workplace fears and use it to your advantage.
By: John Arsneault | October 19, 2017
There have plenty of headlines the last few years about computer security breaches. John Arsenault highlights the importance of cybersecurity in this day and age when these kinds of attacks are all too common.
Lead(H)er
By: Brianne Shelley | October 18, 2017
Carbonite’s Vice President and General Counsel, Danielle Sheer has always had a career in law and became introduced to the Boston tech scene through her network. Brianne Shelley interviewed Sheer about her time as being Carbonite's first in-house lawyer, as well as other parts of her career.
By: Rasika Rajagopalan | October 18, 2017
The field of HR has evolved tremendously and caters to all the aspects of tech culture that startups are so protective of and more. Rasika Rajagopalan writes about how having an HR team for an early-stage company can be more beneficial than one would think.
By: Alexander Culafi | October 17, 2017
Sqrrl is a company that equips enterprise-level security analysts with the power to detect and respond to cybersecurity threats before they become far more severe. Co-Founder Ely Kahn sits down with Alex Culafi to explain how the threat hunting platform works, as well as how it got its start from an NSA database.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | October 17, 2017
CliQ is a spin-off of BioSensics utilizing IoT and creating sensors designed for solutions in someone's life. We connected with the two creators, Jackson Maier and Gregory Barchard, on how someone can use their sensors for a variety of reasons, including security monitoring or trying to kick a habit.
Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | October 16, 2017
Everbridge is a company that keeps people safe and businesses running during critical events through their emergency notification system (ENS). Everbridge VP of Corporate Strategy and Operations Jeff Lortz tells us all about how the platform came to be, as well as how it handled the might of Hurricane Irma.
By: Colin W. Barry | October 16, 2017
City Hall Plaza was home to HUB Week Demo Day, where over 100 startups and tech-related organizations across various industries showcased their products/services/etc. Here are 10 startups that stood out to us and we briefly profile the six finalists for the day's pitch competition.
By: Alexander Culafi | October 16, 2017
VentureFizz had the opportunity to attend getgeeked, a national event series that connects tech brands with influencers. Here's what we saw.
Talent on the Move
By: Keith Cline | October 13, 2017
Here's your look at the latest hires and promotions across the Boston tech community at TripAdvisor, Kuebix Technologies, Zemcar, nDash.co, Rakuten USA, and CVS Speciality.
By: Colin W. Barry | October 13, 2017
Here's your preview of events coming your way in Boston's startup and tech sector!
By: Keith Cline | October 12, 2017
Eric Ries, the founder of the Lean Startup movement, is coming to Cambridge on October 19th for an event supporting his new book titled The Startup Way. Keith had the opportunity to speak with Ries about his early entrepreneurial pursuits, his new book, and his upcoming event next week.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | October 12, 2017
FutureFuel.io is creating software to make student loan refinancing and repayment a benefit that SMBs can offer their recently-graduated employees. We spoke with Founder and CEO Laurel Taylor, about her company's history and how they are offering the benefit for companies to retain employees.
By: Christina Luconi | October 12, 2017
No one expects to fail every single day, but it's also something that cannot be avoided when it happens. In the work place, it's good to keep in mind what could potentially cause careless mistakes and how to avoid it. Christina Luconi details how anyone can embrace their failures and become better people.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | October 11, 2017
Finnest’s mission is teaching children to learn more about managing finances. VentureFizz connected with company Co-Founder and CEO, Clemens Grave, about how the company developed their own prepaid card and app.
By: Gabriela McManus | October 11, 2017
Sometimes, it's good to be a little transparent in the workplace, but in her post this month, Gabriela McManus asks 'How much is too much?' Throughout her post, McManus explains how being to be a certain level of transparent during your time at work is helpful for the whole organization.
Office Tours
By: Colin W. Barry | October 10, 2017
Check out our Office Tour featuring lots of pictures from Fitbit's offices in Boston.
Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | October 10, 2017
Cygilant equips organizations with 24/7/365 cybersecurity monitoring through a combination of software and trained security analysts. CEO Vijay Basani sits down with us to discuss Cygilant's place in a world riddled by security breaches, as well as the current state of cybersecurity as a whole.
By: Joe Kinsella | October 10, 2017
Boston is home to many prominent tech-related events and companies. Joe Kinsella takes a tour around MIT, Harvard (among other spots) and gives his own perspective on how these particular areas stand out from a "nerd" perspective.
By: Alexander Culafi | October 9, 2017
As the deadline approaches, we take a look back at the impact that Techstars' accelerator program has had in Boston and the vision for the program moving forward.
By: Tom Bain | October 9, 2017
Tom Bain attended a panel hosted by the New England Venture Capital Association dedicated to growing threats in cybersecurity and the panelists came from startups and venture capital firms. Here is what Bain took away from the event.
Talent on the Move
By: Keith Cline | October 6, 2017
Here's your look at the latest hires and promotions across the Boston tech community at Quick Base, MOO, Placester, DigitalOcean, 128 Technology, Bright Horizons, Humatics, Amazon Web Services, Drift, YourEncore, InterSystems, and Version 2.0 Communications.
By: Colin W. Barry | October 6, 2017
Here's your preview of events coming your way in Boston's startup and tech sector!
Company Profiles
By: Zach Winn | October 5, 2017
Veho Technologies was born from that epiphany with the mission of reinventing the way packages are delivered by using crowdsourced drivers in their own cars. Zach Winn interviewed company Co-Founder Itamar Zur about how Veho's applications are connecting the right drivers for the right job.
By: Christina Luconi | October 5, 2017
Everyone needs a little bit of inspiration to get through their workday; whether it is talking to co-workers to start your day or watching a video, its good to find what is right for yourself. Christina Luconi writes about what inspires herself and how we can find our own inspiration for work.
Lead(H)er
By: Brianne Shelley | October 4, 2017
OrionCKB's VP of Marketing, Sandra Rand, thought she would end up having a career in public relations and living in New York City. However, in her Lead(H)er profile, Rand spoke with Brianne Shelley about what made her want to switch to digital marketing and what led to her career in the Boston tech scene.
By: Colin W. Barry | October 4, 2017
Cybereason held their first ever DEEP conference dedicated to all facets of cybersecurity. The event featured several interesting and engaging panels for those interested in this particular sector. Here are five takeaways from Cybereason's inaugural event.
Career Path
By: Keith Cline | October 3, 2017
What does the career path and a day in the life look like for the Director of QA at Disruptor Beam? We interviewed Chad Kaminski to find out.

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