5 days ago

Accomplice-Backed VentureApp Pivots to Become Real Estate Tech Startup

A recent report in Bloomberg gave credence to this idea, pointing to commercial real estate owners like Blackstone Group, which owns 100 Summer St. in Boston, that are creating new amenities like built-in clubs to attract startups with large millennial workforces.

    Accomplice-Backed VentureApp Pivots to Become Real Estate Tech Company
    Say goodbye to VentureApp and hello to HqO. VentureApp, a Boston-based business messaging platform that raised a $4 million round last year led by Accomplice, announced on Tuesday that it has pivoted its focus to real estate and changed its name to HqO, short for Headquarters Optimized.
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Jan 10

Hatch Fenway, a Startup Launchpad, Closes Down After Two Years

...We are excited for the renovation of the historic building at 401 Park Drive and the creation of a new 1.1-acre public park that will link the...

    Hatch Fenway, a Startup Launchpad 'Experiment,' Closes Down After Two Years
    Hatch Fenway, a startup launchpad in Fenway that counted Google Ventures-backed Toast as its anchor tenant, has shut down. But that was apparently part of the plan from when it first opened more than two years ago. In a newsletter sent Dec.
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Jan 05

Inno Approved: DC Tech Events To Know About This Week (1/5-1/18)

“Join us for a free beer (or two) on January 16 at WeWork 80 M Street. Hope to see you there!”

    DC Tech, Networking Events, Happy Hours Jan. 5-Jan. 18
    Like DC Inno Approved? A fresh version comes out every other Friday with new ideas of tech and networking events to check out. Event: DC - We Survived 2017! Friday Night Wine Tasting Here's a list of great tech, business and networking events in D.C., Maryland and Virginia, to hit up in the next two weeks.
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Jan 03

BostInno Approved: January’s Top Tech & Startup Events in Boston

TGH Small Business Training: This training session lead by Q.J. Shi of Tech Goes Home will review necessary steps in starting a small business. This event will run from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Northeastern Crossing on 1175 Tremont St in Roxbury. This is a free session.

Social Media Success | BostonSpeaksSeries: BostonSpeaks hosts this monthly panel breakfast for any entrepreneur interested in learning the importance of social media for their business. This event will run from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Impact Hub in 50 Milk St. This is a free event.

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Bitcoin Meetup: This bitcoin meetup will meet at Veggie Galaxy on 450 Massachusetts Ave from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. There is currently a waitlist for this event.

...for an overview on volunteer teaching assistant opportunities. This will take place at Upstatement on 133 Portland St from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. This event currently has a...

...to learn more about alternative options to funding a startup. Taking place at WeWork on 745 Atlantic Ave, this event will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m and is free...

Hiring Do’s and Don’ts: Top Ten Hiring Mistakes of Entrepreneurs: Hosted by The Village Works on 202 Washington St in Brookline from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. this first in two part series will help entrepreneurs what to identify and watch out for when hiring for their business. Registration is free.

HTML5 Game Development Monthly Meetup: Hosted by the Boston HTML5 Game Development Meetup group, this event meets at Cantina on the 1st floor on 320 Congress St from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. RSVP or contact the organizer for more info.

Boston Unofficial Trailblazer Happy Hour: Lizzard Tech Corp will host this event at Kinsale Irish Pub & Restaurant at 2 Center Plaza from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will feature opportunities to connect and socialize with salesforce users and professionals. This is a free event.

January Lightning Talks & Social Night: Women Who Code Boston will be hosting this social event at SapientRazorFish on 131 Dartmouth St in suite 301 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. which will feature discussions, networking and socializing with women in Boston tech. RSVP on the event Meetup page.

...grow your venture. The mixer will be held at John Harvard’s Brewery & Ale House 33 Dunster Street in Cambridge from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets range from free to...

New England Executive Procurement & Sourcing Happy Hour: FairMarkit will be hosting this event at Dorchester Brewing Company on 1250 Massachusetts Avenue from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for a happy hour event with the supply chain, procurement and sourcing community in New England. Attendance is free.

    Top Boston Tech & Startup Events Happening in January 2018
    With every new year comes new friends, connections and most importantly, events, so start off your new year on the right foot with our list of some January tech and startup events. TGH Small Business Training: This training session lead by Q.J. Shi of Tech Goes Home will review necessary steps in starting a small business.
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Jan 03

Boston Startups and Tech Companies Hiring in January

...that in May of last year announced it has opened its new corporate headquarters at 101 Federal Street in Boston. The company is looking for a senior Java developer (5+ years of experience...

    Boston Startups and Tech Companies Hiring in January 2018
    As for career opportunities in tech in Boston, January is definitely the month of engineers - as many other times are. In the Hub, companies looking for employees with a strong technical background are Catalant Technologies, Formlabs and HubSpot. Here's a list of who's hiring in the Boston tech hub in January.
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Jan 02

Austin Inno Approved: January’s Top Tech and Startup Events

When & Where: 6:30-9:30 p.m., General Assembly, 600 Congress Ave (14th Floor)

    Austin Inno Approved: January's Top Tech and Startup Events
    Happy 2018, everybody! Here are our picks for the best tech and startup networking events, panels and pitch sessions in Austin to start off the New Year in January. You can find other events listed in our daily newsletter. Sign up for that here. Now, let's check out this month's best events.
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Jan 02

17 Events Worth Checking Out in January

January 1 — 11 a.m. — 360 Harrison Ave., Boston — Grab your best Hawaiian shirt, comb your mustache, borrow a Tigers hat from your...

January 1 — 1 p.m. — 40 Brattle St., Cambridge — The best way to say farewell to a crazy year is by settling for...

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January 3 — 6 p.m. — 140 Guest St., Boston — YogaWorks instructor Anne Patrick and by DJ Sprino are ready to start your 2018...

January 5 — 5 p.m. — 450 Harrison Ave., Boston — If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to take in more culture...

January 6 — 2 p.m. — 1 Federal St., Boston — Instead of trudging back to the same old gym to work on those tenuous...

January 8 — 8 p.m. — 2 Bennett Street, Cambridge — Les Sablons pays homage to the Thin White Duke’s 25,000 days on...

January 11 through 15 — 415 Summer St., Boston — New England’s premier showcase of the newest model year vehicles is the perfect...

January 11 — 8 p.m. — 136 Mass Ave., Boston — Although he doesn’t have the megaphone he once had, few people have covered...

January 13 — 7 p.m. — 89 Winthrop St., Cambridge — Gods, monsters, warriors, and mere mortals are invited to this one-of-a-kind...

January 13 — 8:30 a.m. — 92 Newbury St., Boston — If you weren’t able to get your 2018 fitness resolutions going in the...

January 16 — 7:30 p.m. — 306 Northern Ave., Boston — If you’ve recently been stuck in a routine or found yourself wanting to...

January 18 — 6:30 p.m. — 67 Smith Place, Cambridge — Two competing Formaggio Kitchen cheesemongers will be given a specific cheese to use to...

January 25 — 6 p.m. — 44 Cedric St., Boston — Drink local in Bully Boy Distillers’ tasting room and raise money to support The...

January 25 — 6:30 p.m. — 125 Summer St., Boston — Resolved to make more connections in Boston’s always changing startup community? Head over...

January 31 — 7 p.m. — 539 Tremont St., Boston — The Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) is bringing back Movers & Shakers for 2018...

    17 Boston Events Worth Checking Out in January 2018
    If you're anything like me, 2017 can't be gone fast enough. After enjoying the holidays and some time off, you're going to want to start the new year in style and I've got 17 great events all worth leaving the house for. After you've kicked that New Year's Day hangover, of course.
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Dec 19

WeWork Expands Its Austin Presence and Hires Matt Glazer

The news comes a couple months after WeWork revealed it would open a fourth location in Austin — a space in the Chase Tower downtown at 221 West 6th St. with room for about 1,050 members. Matt Glazer (Photo via Twitter)

    WeWork Expands University Park Office in Austin and Hires Matt Glazer
    WeWork is expanding in Austin yet again, this time providing new retail space and room for hundreds of new members. The coworking giant announced Tuesday that it is adding on to its University Park location near the University of Texas, which it opened in April 2016.
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Dec 19

Office Envy: Inside Fasten’s New Boston HQ, Which Values Simplicity

...yogurts and fruits. The office is close to the Driver Lounge, a dedicated space at 123 Beach Street where drivers can take a break during their workday. The lounge is equipped with restrooms...

    Inside Fasten's New Boston HQ, Which Values Simplicity
    Fasten's headquarters is so new, in fact, that the team hasn't even named their five conference rooms yet. However, the move is not so recent after all. Fasten, a ride-hailing service that's the local alternative to Uber and Lyft, left its previous space at WeWork South Station around four months ago, in August 2017.
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Dec 18

Here Are 17 Tech Companies Who Moved to (or Within) Boston in 2017

• In May, ShoeBuy.com announced plans to move from its longtime downtown Boston headquarters at 101 Arch Street to an office at Constitution Wharf in Charlestown, BBJ reported.

• In August, CloudHealth Technologies announced plans to relocate its HQ from Boston’s Fort Point area – 280 Summer Street – to expanded offices at 100 Summer Street.

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• At the end of August, Facebook announced it is moving from its current location at One Broadway to 100 Binney Street. The two locations are less than a 10-minute walking distance from each other in the Kendall Square area. Here’s how the tech giant plans to grow its new Boston office.

• In September, PTC announced plans to move its global headquarters to 121 Seaport in Boston’s Seaport District from Needham, Mass.

• In October, Gupta Media moved to an approximately 10,400 square foot space on the 7th floor of 200 Berkeley Street from their former office located just a short walk away on 420 Boylston Street. Recently, we visited the space.

    Here Are 17 Tech Companies Who Moved to (or Within) Boston in 2017
    Who are the tech companies on the move in 2017? As the year comes to an end, we've been tracking the tech companies who have moved their offices in the past 12 months.
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Dec 15

Leaning into the “vine” part of its brand, th...

Leaning into the “vine” part of its brand, the new space of edtech startup CollegeVine on the second floor of 125 Cambridgepark Drive is all about nature and plants. http://bit.ly/2Ay2LzQ

    Office Envy: Inside the Anti-Stress and Nature-Inspired Office of CollegeVine
    As part of our Office Envy series, we've seen many companies subtly weave their brand identity into the design of their space. CollegeVine, a Cambridge-based startup that aims to help teens navigate the college admission process, goes one steps further.
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Dec 15

Office Envy: Inside the Anti-Stress and Nature-Inspired Office of CollegeVine

...into the “vine” part of its brand, the new space on the second floor of 125 Cambridgepark Drive is all about nature and plants. The company, which was founded in 2013, aims to...

    Office Envy: Inside the Anti-Stress and Nature-Inspired Office of CollegeVine
    As part of our Office Envy series, we've seen many companies subtly weave their brand identity into the design of their space. CollegeVine, a Cambridge-based startup that aims to help teens navigate the college admission process, goes one steps further.
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Dec 14

Office Envy: Inside Gupta Media’s New Back Bay Space That’s a Tribute to Music and Entertainment

...this past October 2nd from their former office located just a short walk away on 420 Boylston St. Since the move, Ward said that there have been more instances of interaction between employees...

    Office Envy: Inside Gupta Media's New Back Bay Space
    When you think of digital media firms, you might think of a space with a modern vibe featuring state-of-the-art tech that's an open concept and features some pretty cool amenities - like a Nespresso machine. If this is what you think, cue Boston-based digital media firm, Gupta Media, who just recently moved to a bigger space in the Back Bay area.
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Dec 11

The 10 Boston Tech Offices We Envied Most in 2017

...August, the company moved from the 4th to the 6th floor of the building at 27-43 Wormwood Street. On a corner of the office, there’s what employees call “The Bridge” – a sort...

    Best, Coolest Boston Tech Startup Offices 2017 Office Envy
    Since 2017 is almost over, we took the chance to look back at some of the offices we've explored this year as part of our Office Envy series. In the following, you'll find the ones that we think stood out from the crowd because of their architecture, decor, view or special quirks.
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