With the events surrounding the Boston Marathon bombing last week, I have found it difficult to think about much else. Xconomy had previously invited me to write about the upcoming transformation... Read more »
It has been a whirlwind last few days in the crowd-funding world. For those of you who have not yet tuned in to this, there is legislation afoot, backed by the... Read more »
Most readers will be aware that Vertex announced it is moving from 900,000 square feet of laboratories and offices in Cambridge to over a million square feet in Boston.
Some are... Read more »
Many Xconomy readers have spent their careers in the innovation field. How important is our work?
We all have friends who are doctors, teachers, firemen, journalists… people who make the world... Read more »
If the NSA monitored communications in Massachusetts, their analysts might raise an alert. With the baseball season over, there has been an anomalous amount of chatter using baseball terms as code... Read more »
Today at 4:30 at the Media Lab’s Bartos Theatre, the FCC will hold a public workshop to discuss net neutrality policy. What is the importance of net neutrality to the innovation... Read more »
This article was written with Michael Greeley, general partner at Flybridge Capital Partners and chairman of the New England Venture Capital Association.
Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer is here in Cambridge this morning... Read more »
This article was written with Geoff Mamlet.
Today, some of our legislators will hold a hearing at the State House to discuss changes in Massachusetts’ non-compete laws. They would do well... Read more »
There has been a lively debate following Scott Kirsner’s Innovation Economy blog “Why Waltham Doesn’t Matter.” One of the threads is whether it matters if entrepreneurs and VCs are... Read more »
On snowy days in certain neighborhoods of our great city it is not unusual for someone to put an old trash can in an on-street parking space that they have recently... Read more »
Old places can accomplish new things.
Boston and Tokyo are both about 400 years old. Yet we’re different when it comes to planning for the future. Not long ago, Tokyo finished... Read more »