The natural next phase after storage, virtualization and data appliances would be Cloud product and services. Building on the strong base we have here in the Boston area, there is a new crop of start-ups creating the next products and services for the “Cloud” The talent pool is pretty robust, with major companies such asContinue reading “The Cloud Crowd”
A new meetup has emerged to showcase Massachusetts-based innovation. The event is free and being held at the Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation in Waltham. The Charter Members of Mass Innovation Nights: IBM/Lotus Invention Machine Lexalytics LuckyCal Mass High Tech Noteflight Practical Solar Tweetworks WiBlocks Xelago There is quite a spectrum of productsContinue reading “First Massachusetts Innovation Night on April 8, 2009 at 6:30”
The Nantucket Conference was started ten years ago so that New England would have its own high-level gathering for entrepreneurs, investors, and tech execs — to spotlight what happens here — rather than always flying out to events on the Left Coast. If you are fortunate to score an invitation or have your registration accepted,Continue reading “May’s 10th annual Nantucket Conference is Fast Approaching”
The Boston meetups Web Innovators Group and the new DemoCamp have enjoyed deserved success. As a result of their popularity, the groups have grown quite large. At this point there might be room for smaller groups to bring back some of the intimacy and conversations, now missing, that made the groups popular in the firstContinue reading “Seeking Start-ups to Participate in TestCase Boston at betahouse”
This is most excellent news. Another Seed Capital program; Start@Spark has been introduced for Boston companies. Spark Capital may be the most aggressive web oriented investor in the Boston area, evidenced by their recent investment in Twitter. Sadly, to date, only one of their web investments 8D World are from the Boston area. This isContinue reading “Spark Capital has Launched Start@Spark”
The Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX) is a non-profit industry association that serves the digital marketing, media and technology community. Each year they host an awards program that helps local professionals and companies get the recognition they deserve. As you can see from some past finalists, it is an impressive group to be countedContinue reading “The Upcoming 6th Annual MITX Technology Awards”
Genotrope Record: Nasuni Funding Status: Series A Investors: Sigma, North Bridge Founders or Execs past companies: Archivas Industry: Storage Offering Description: Storage as a Service
Genotrope Record: Bluefin Lab Funding Status: Seed Investors: ? Founders or Execs past companies: Another Andy Palmer mentored company. MIT Industry: Consumer Web, Video Search Offering Description: cutting edge video search technology applied to the exciting world of consumer media.
Genotrope Record: Kayanta Funding Status: Bootstrapped Investors: ? Founders or Execs past companies: Revivio, Rock Paper Scissors Industry: Consumer Web Offering Description: Personalized Search. Helps you find recreational activities based upon personalized criteria.
The MITX Start-Up Clinic kicked off Thursday with a session titled Business Models and Cost Efficiencies. It was hosted by Doug Levin, past CEO of Black Duck Software, and Stanley Doleberg previously at Forrester, who both recently co-founded Precipice Consulting. The startup founders in attendence ran the gamut both in age brackets and product offerings.Continue reading “MITX Start-Up Clinic Off to a Good Start”