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Damien Katz – Fitting your whole family on the Couch

June 03, 2011 | No Comments

Damien Katz is the inspirational Lotus notes developer turned founder of CouchDB. Before NOSQL meant anything Damien bet the farm and self funded CouchDB for 2 years before taking funding. Damien’s story is important because…

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Jason Jacobs of RunKeeper

May 25, 2011 | No Comments

FitnessKeeper, more popularly known as RunKeeper, is changing the face of the health and fitness landscape. Runkeeper is their flagship app and has propelled this small Boston-based startup into the hearts and minds of many…

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Panos Panay – Sonicbids

May 21, 2011 | No Comments

Panos Panay is the founder of Boston-based Sonicbids, a company with a mission to create an artistic middle class through innovative technology. Currently the service can help bands and other artists get booked pretty much…

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SlideRocket Reaches New Heights with VMware Acquisition

May 03, 2011 | No Comments

I met Heidi Jackman, CMO of SlideRocket, down at SxSWi and had a really fun conversation with her. Given the recent acquisition of SlideRocket by VMware, I figured now was a great time to release…

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A quick message from Jason Hsiao of Animoto

May 02, 2011 | No Comments

This is the quick blurb from Jason Hsiao that I should have included in the Guy Kawasaki video that I made using Animoto. In general, I’m going to try to improve getting edited videos out.…

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embed.ly’s move to Boston generates more links

April 19, 2011 | No Comments

Embedly is a platform for converting URLs into embeddable content. They have a business model that is easy to explain and their clients are willing to pay for the 250 percent increase on engagement. We…

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Guy Kawasaki: Enchanting at Animoto

April 16, 2011 | No Comments

So I bumped into Guy Kawasaki while hanging out at the Animoto booth at SxSWi. He was in hurry, but he did get a chance to tell me about his new book, “Enchantment: The Art…

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aytm: Cheap, fast, market research for all!

April 16, 2011 | No Comments

Ask Your Target Market (aytm) was born out of a practical problem Lev Mazin, Co-founder / CEO, faced when he jumped into the wild waters of Facebook application development. The service is one of the…

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Wayne Sutton on Founder Passion

April 07, 2011 | 2 Comments

TriOut, the white label location based app for businesses , has been available for a year now after launch. The company founded by Wayne Sutton and Lawrence Ingram is growing fast and bringing on new…

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AboutOne: Revolutionizing worklife for moms

April 05, 2011 | 2 Comments

As the mom of four young boys, Joanne Lang knew she was organized; she just wanted to spend less time getting that way. She also wanted quick and easy access to family and household information…

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