Follow this blog with Bloglovin. Each week, I’m going to share what I read, discovered, uncovered, and found interesting. I read too much, often get sucked into Internet wormholes. Here is what inspired me, made me think a bit deeper, and, sometimes troubled or angered me this week: Susan Cain’s TED Talk - The idea … Continue reading Piqued interests for the week of 1/21 – 1/27
Author: Dennis Keohane
Intelligent.ly, and why it mattered
With the news that Intelligent.ly is shutting down in 2018, it’s important to acknowledge the role that it played in the lives of many people, myself included.
Utterly Biased Podcast #2 – Patrick Petitti and Rob Biederman of Catalant
For the second Utterly Biased Podcast, I caught up with Rob Biederman and Patrick Petitti of Catalant a short time after they had raised a $41 million round of funding. We had a great chat at their new office at Thomson Place in Fort Point. It really is a must listen for anyone looking to … Continue reading Utterly Biased Podcast #2 – Patrick Petitti and Rob Biederman of Catalant
Reports of Highland’s demise are fairly exaggerated
Highland was actually floundering a couple of years ago, but, with the recent filing as a key indicator, it is now back from the dead.
Utterly Biased Podcast #1 – G20 Venture’s Mike Troiano and Tamr co-founder Andy Palmer
For the first Utterly Biased Podcast, I talk with two stalwarts of the Boston startup world, Mike Troiano and Andy Palmer.
Desktop Metal team, Savitz on Smart Lunches, LevelUp grows up
The move to conquer the 3D metal printing space is a shrewd one for Desktop Metal.
Maximize a photo op with Spotted, Techstars standouts
Marketing in real life It's not too often that the perfect example to explain why your startup is necessary to the world comes along serendipitously, but this is what happened this week for Spotted. Actually, this happened twice this week. During one of last week's Cavs-Raptors blowouts, Lebron James ended up in the crowd during … Continue reading Maximize a photo op with Spotted, Techstars standouts
The Lull, through Grapevine, Maine and running
The "Lull," reality or perception This week, there is no central feature for Utterly Biased. Just a question. What is your current perception of the Boston startup community, tech ecosystem, or whatever else you may want to call it? Is it robust and thriving? Are there some incredible companies on the cusp of making national … Continue reading The Lull, through Grapevine, Maine and running
Jebbit and startup evolution, Skok on Zaius, UB on Medium
Do young founders evolve? Last Thursday, Jebbit, an interactive marketing platform that has recently expanded into more data-driven products, held its first-ever customer conference, which featured talks from co-founders Tom Coburn and Jonathan Lacoste, as well as HubSpot's Kipp Bodner. The long-planned event, however, hit a bit of bad luck that, in the end, was … Continue reading Jebbit and startup evolution, Skok on Zaius, UB on Medium
Pillar adds a tech pillar, vision-tech maven, vets of all stripes
Boston technology startups get a new VC booster It was announced last week that Pillar was adding Russ Wilcox as an investing partner. It's a big move for the growing (in both size and influence) firm started by Jamie Goldstein last year. Wilcox is best known for his role as the CEO and founder of E Ink, … Continue reading Pillar adds a tech pillar, vision-tech maven, vets of all stripes