Unless they’re insanely lucky, pretty much every worker bee out there has a horrifying tale of a despicable boss.
They rule through threats, intimidation, and political gamesmanship. They’re unpredictable. And when they’re on the rampage, nobody’s job is safe.
If you... Read more »
Two things you were able to count on this week if you live in New York: rain, rain, and more rain, and another Beantown biotech entering the IPO queue. We’ve got that and more in this week’s roundup:
—Cambridge, MA-based Agios... Read more »
Here’s some potentially big news in the world of Internet TV. This tech sector is dominated by giants—think Comcast, Verizon, Cisco, Microsoft, Netflix—but that doesn’t mean a smaller company can’t play with the big boys.
That company would be Azuki Systems,... Read more »
Dyn is one of those boring-but-important players that make the online economy possible.
Big names like Twitter, Tumblr, and Netflix rely on it to connect millions of users with their digital services, in the blink of an eye and without... Read more »
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Some interesting bits of fundraising and buyout news from around the Boston-area innovation scene:
—Boston Celtics CEO and co-owner Wyc Grousbeck is starting a new investment fund focusing on sports and sports media. Reports of the new... Read more »
A busy morning for Series B tech financings already…
—Cambridge, MA-based CustomMade has pulled in $18 million led by new investor Atlas Venture and previous investor Google Ventures. That brings the company’s total raised to more than $24 million, by my... Read more »
Agios Pharmaceuticals turned heads in 2010 when it reeled in $130 million from Celgene still years away from testing one of its drugs in human beings. Three years later, on the verge of its first clinical trial, Agios hopes to have... Read more »
The mysterious Wayne Chang won’t tell me much these days, but he’s got a message for Boston-area startups: Talk about distribution.
If you’re a software startup, he says, your product is obviously important. But equally important is figuring out how to... Read more »
Summer’s here, but that doesn’t mean the focus on schooling stops—at least not in the Boston area, where education is big business and a driving force in regional culture.
Today, a few entrepreneurs hoping to leave their mark on the system... Read more »