I wrote last month about parallel entrepreneurship: founders who are involved with more than one startup at a time. One of the examples was the team of Phil Beauregard and Matt Grace, who started the restaurant management software company Objective Logistics in 2009, and the social app Rekindle this year.More →
Kit Hickey, one of the co-founders of Boston-based fashion tech company Ministry of Supply, is featured prominently in a recent article in Outside Magazine. In the piece by Abe Streep that focuses on finding your dream job and “rebooting your career,” Hickey is held up as an example of how using skills developed in one career can lead to a successful transition to a “dream job.”More →
Sitting behind the computer monitor on Phil Beauregard’s cluttered desk at a startup called Objective Logistics is a hardcover book published in 2011: the authorized biography of Steve Jobs.
Jobs managed to pull off something that is rarer in the business world than a no-hitter is in baseball. For about a decade after his return to Apple in 1997, Jobs ran two successful public companies, Apple and Pixar, simultaneously.More →
The other night, I happened to be at Yesware’s office on the outskirts of Chinatown/Leather District, and happened upon founder Mike Lisavitch and the small ReKindle team putting the last touches on their “reconnecting” app. More →
HBO’s new show Silicon Valley, which parodies the sometimes ridiculous happenings in Northern California’s robust tech ecosystem, has a cast of main characters that typify the common archetypes of those involved in the world of startups.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 →
Mobile applications are gaining a lot of national attention these days. From the uproar over Facebook’s possible acquisition of Snapchat for $3 billion to the jaw-dropping reality of Facebook’s actual acquisition of WhatsApp, mobile apps have been big news (and worth big money) of late.More →