Business

Boston

Boston’s TableList Partners with Yelp for VIP Nightclub Reservations

By | Jan 13, 2015 at 6:30 pm

The Boston, MA-based Tablelist, whose mobile app lets users books VIP nightclub table reservations, announced this morning that it has partnered with Yelp. Through this partnership, users of Tablelist can now easily book nightclub tables and bottle service simply through the Yelp website or mobile…

Jobs/HR/Recruiting

Boston

Boston EdTech Startup CampusTap Closes 500K Seed Round

By | Jan 11, 2015 at 6:50 pm

CampusTap, the private social platform for colleges, recently announced in a press release that they have fulfilled their 500K seed round of funding. The round was led by several Boston angel investors including Douglas Leighton at Dutchess Capital and Bob DeMaria, Partner at Rally…

B2B

Boston

SpeechBooth Launches Self-Sufficient Video Message Platform for the Perfect Wedding

By | Jan 9, 2015 at 11:01 am

The Boston, MA-based startup SpeechBooth has launched an app-based video message recording unit for major events, like weddings, business conferences, retirement parties, and bar/bat mitzvahs. The idea is to make events memorable through video, without having to hire a videographer. The company has spent…

Business

Boston

Knovio Adds Personal Narration to Your Multimedia Content

By | Dec 24, 2014 at 12:30 pm

KnowledgeVision Systems, an industry leader in multimedia online presentation technology, announced that they would be upgrading their free Knovio Mobile app with a host of new features. This new update will enable iPad users to turn photos from their camera into narrated multimedia stories….

Accelerator

Boston

Final Showcase of Top Consumer Startups

By | Dec 15, 2014 at 9:00 am

For consumer-facing startups, there’s no larger validation than having consumers actually purchasing and using your products or services. Hence goes the primary premise behind Startup Rounds, a hybrid crowdfunding platform, startup incubator, and startup competition, which has just announced that January 27th will be the…

Business

Boston

Maxwell Health Raises an Astounding $26.4M Series B Round

By | Dec 5, 2014 at 4:46 pm

Maxwell Health has just announced that they raised a $26.4 million financing round. At this point we’re no stranger to the power that the Maxwell Health platform offers people so that they can take charge of their health and benefits; they were selected as…

Acquisition

Boston

Airbnb Acquires Pencil Labs, Creators of Scheduling App Wyth

By | Dec 1, 2014 at 3:00 pm

According to a report by Beta Boston, Airbnb acquired a small Cambridge startup, Pencil Labs. Pencil Labs create collaboration and productivity software, and their latest app, Wyth is a calendar + messaging app that helps you make plans. Wyth messages any of your contacts and suggest…

Business

Boston

Techstars Boston Hosts International-Heavy Demo Day

By | Nov 20, 2014 at 8:00 am

Last week Techstars held their 2014 Boston Demo Day to celebrate the 12 startup companies graduating the accelerator program. According to the team, one of the awesome characteristics about this year’s class is that it’s one of the most international classes out of Boston…

Fashion

Boston

Date My Wardrobe Will Connect Worldwide Fashionistas Through the Sharing Economy

By | Nov 8, 2014 at 10:00 pm

Date My Wardrobe is a sharing economy app, available for iOS, that helps consumers sell or rent items from their own personal wardrobes to allow others to expand their options. The Date My Wardrobe team presented their company at Tech Cocktail’s Startup Showcase in…

Food

Boston

CookRadar Utilizes the Trust Economy to Facilitate Sharing of Homemade Food

By | Nov 8, 2014 at 8:00 pm

CookRadar connects people through homemade food, in the neighborhood. This takes the sharing economy to remarkable new levels: you want homemade food, your neighbor makes great homemade food, you get connected and fill your tummy. Yes, that’s how CookRadar works. For a hungry foodie,…

Security

Boston

Rejjee Offers App to Register and Protect Valuables

By | Nov 8, 2014 at 4:11 pm

93% of the estimated $50B in personal property lost or stolen in the US is never recovered, costing consumers and insurance companies billions in replacement purchases and/or claims for reimbursement. With Rejjee, consumers can report stolen goods faster, and the police get better data…

Mobile

Boston

Moodsnap is Image-Based Music Discovery

By | Nov 7, 2014 at 8:01 pm

Moodsnap wants to help you choose what music you want to hear – based on tapping the image that feels right. This product was designed for the instinct-driven, right-brain oriented music consumer. How many millions of songs are available at your fingertips on today’s…

Accelerator

Boston

MassChallenge 2014 Awards Over $1.75M to More Than 20 Promising Startups

By | Oct 30, 2014 at 10:00 am

“The MassChallenge finalists are some of the most inspiring, hardest-working people I’ve ever met,” said MassChallenge Founder and CEO John Harthorne. “The drive of these entrepreneurs and the incredible support of the community continues to amaze me, and is yet more evidence that Boston…

Gear & Gadgets

Boston

Hawk Attacks Drone: Caught On Film

By | Oct 12, 2014 at 4:02 pm

Christopher Schmidt found out just what can happen when technology and nature meet. On October 8th, Schmidt was taking his drone for a spin on Magazine Beach in Cambridge, Massachusetts to capture some film footage of the beautiful fall leaves and foliage. His drone encountered a…