News comes in today from all quarters that eBay will spin off PayPal, which it acquired in 2002, as its own public company, sometime late in 2015.
While the news raises some questions, and answers a few others, the move could breathe fresh life into Paypal which is competing with Apple, Stripe, Square, and others in the mobile payments space.More →
Being in my field, I get to be part of celebrating the very best of people in the workplace… excitement about new jobs, promotions, raises, new leadership opportunities. I also get to witness some of the poorest judgment in decision making I’ve ever seen made by adults. Below are some of the ones I’ve seen multiple times in multiple companies – and my thoughts about how to avoid making similar mistakes yourself.More →
Aside from PayPal, most of the tech companies that’ve landed in Boston’s Financial District over the past year or so have been on the smaller side — startups with between a few employees and a few dozen. The arrival of Rapid7 may be a sign of things to come.More →
Seemingly overnight Boston has become the new startup capital of the state’s tech community, with entrepreneurs moving here for the same reasons many newcomers do: It’s a compact, busy city with convenient public transportation, good restaurants, and lots of people like themselves.More →