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.
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
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.
For the first Utterly Biased Podcast, I talk with two stalwarts of the Boston startup world, Mike Troiano and Andy Palmer.
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
Boston-based Bridj announced it was shutting down on Sunday. There's a lot more to the story, and some good lessons to be learned for young entrepreneurs.
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
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
Beyond Boston Earlier this week, it was announced that Steve Case, AOL founder and chairman and CEO of Revolution LLC, would be bringing JD Vance into Revolution in a special role. Vance, a principal at Mithril Capital Management, is best known as the author of Hillbilly Elegy, a highly-regarded account of life growing up in … Continue reading Investing in a few key startups alone won’t save struggling American cities