Janelle Nanos

Janelle Nanos is the editor of BetaBoston, where she writes about ideas, people, and businesses that drive Boston's innovation economy. She has previously worked at Boston Magazine, National Geographic Traveler, and New York Magazine, and she currently teaches a class in magazine writing at Boston College. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Slate, Marie Claire, The Village Voice, Forbes, and Mother Jones.

Articles By Janelle Nanos

Instacart, which has amassed a massive market share with its on-demand grocery services, is betting that you’d like a glass of wine to pair with your meal. On Tuesday, the San Francisco-based company announced that it would begin offering its Boston-area customers deliveries of wine, beer, and spirits through a partnership with local liquor store VinodivinoMore →

For decades, researchers have studied how our relationships with others broadens our worldview and perceptions of ourselves. The theory of self-expansion, for instance, explains why having important people in our lives makes us feel less isolated and inconsequential and more connected to a wider community. Which is why after a breakup, you can’t help but feel as if the world is closing in on you.More →

Congratulations to the winners of BetaBoston’s 25 Most Innovative People Under 25. This year we received submissions spanning several industries including music, technology, software, social media, education, health and life sciences, and education. From this very impressive group, our editorial team selected the individuals we feel are are making their mark in 2015.More →