Tim Rowe was surrounded.
It was a Thursday evening, and by 6:15 a crowd had already gathered on the fifth floor of the Cambridge Innovation Center, the shared office space that has hosted over 2,200 startups, including Android and Hubspot. Rowe founded CIC 15 years ago, and he continues to map out his vision for Kendall Square there.
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CIC — formerly known as the Cambridge Innovation Center — began opening its Boston outpost back in May. But construction on the shared office space in Downtown Crossing is only about half done. Two floors are occupied, with another two slated to open starting in October. The space at 50 Milk Street was formerly occupied by Brown Brothers Harriman, a private bank.
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Cambridge-based online book deal service BookBub announced this morning that it has raised $3.8 million in Series A from NextView Ventures, Founder Collective, Avalon Ventures, and Bloomberg Beta. Read More
The economic buzz of the burgeoning Boston technology scene is largely clustered in Cambridge’s Kendall Square and the Innovation District in South Boston. Gilad Rosenzweig wants to expand its reach. Read More
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