Do Anchor Companies Have an Effect on the Start-up Eco-system?

This article originally appeared as a guest post on Greenhorn Connect on Tue, 06/15/2010 Starting and growing companies that become or have the potential to become huge, is a goal of several initiatives and members of the entrepreneurial community in the Boston area. The reasoning behind this is the premise that huge companies provide a provingContinue reading “Do Anchor Companies Have an Effect on the Start-up Eco-system?”

For Entrepreneurs, new blog by David Skok from Matrix Partners

Just found out about a new blog,  For Entrepreneurs by David Skok from Matrix Partners.  If you are interested in getting started, getting funded, and building a successful company, you will want to add this blog to your feed reader. David is a successful entrepreneur, founding his first company at age 22, four companies inContinue reading “For Entrepreneurs, new blog by David Skok from Matrix Partners”

Whats next in Tech for Boston?

Image via Wikipedia As a precusor to an event on June 25th called “What’s Next in Tech: Exploring the Growth Opportunities of 2009 and Beyond.” that he organized and will be moderating, Scott Kirsner challenged a few of the local tech bloggers to come up with some ideas on what will be the next trendsContinue reading “Whats next in Tech for Boston?”

Who Do You Think Should be on this List? Best of Boston Web 2008

We are really just putting this  out there as a starting point in hope that readers will add to the list. Of course it is nowhere comprehensive and totally subjective. Let us know your choices. Oh, and don’t nominate yourself, spread the kudos around. Networking Event: Web Innovators Group WebInno was founded and is currentlyContinue reading “Who Do You Think Should be on this List? Best of Boston Web 2008”

Boston Tech Legacy: Booklink, the beginning of the Bubble in Boston

Booklink was a browser company founded by Bill Hawkins. It could be designated as the first internet company to benefit from the internet bubble 1.0 in the Boston area. Nine people from Interleaf formed the company in 1994 and within nine months had sold to AOL for $30 million. The story goes that Microsoft wasContinue reading “Boston Tech Legacy: Booklink, the beginning of the Bubble in Boston”

Boston’s Tech Legacy: Cullinet, First Software Product Company IPO

Today we are kicking off a new feature; Boston’s Tech Legacy. We will be pointing the spotlight back in time to a company that played a notable role in the history of emerging technology in Boston. Our first company was a pioneer in enterprise software. The foundation for the software portfolio of the venerable BostonContinue reading “Boston’s Tech Legacy: Cullinet, First Software Product Company IPO”