Tag Archives: Rich Miner

← Older posts

Android Founder on VR, Voice & the Future of Human-Machine Collaboration

Within 20 years, computer keyboards will be relegated to the technology dustbin, says Android co-founder Rich Miner. Miner helped shape the smartphone era with Android, a mobile operating system startup that Google acquired in 2005. Android software now powers over 2 billion devices. On Tuesday, Miner spoke at a mobile software developer conference in Boston […]

Posted in Boston, Boston blog main, Boston top stories, Boulder/Denver blog main, Detroit blog main, Indiana blog main, National blog main, National top stories, New York blog main, Raleigh-Durham blog main, San Diego blog main, San Francisco blog main, San Francisco top stories, Seattle blog main, Texas blog main, Wisconsin blog main | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Android Founder on VR, Voice & the Future of Human-Machine Collaboration

Boston Tech Watch: Bain, New Google Project, Desktop Metal & More

In recent Boston tech news, Bain Capital Ventures reloaded its coffers for early-stage tech investments. Android co-founder Rich Miner is working on a new project at Google. Several startups scooped up more cash, including 3D printing firm Desktop Metal. And a healthtech company changed hands. Read on for details. —Bain Capital Ventures closed on a […]

Posted in Boston, Boston blog main, National blog main | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Boston Tech Watch: Bain, New Google Project, Desktop Metal & More

How Google, Microsoft, and Amazon’s Boston-Area Offices Stack Up

The biggest names in technology have very few boundaries when it comes to competing with each other. Take the smartphone market, where Amazon, Google, Apple, and Microsoft—four companies with very different core business models—have all made huge investments. At the core of that competition is a race to hire the engineers, designers, developers, and other […]

Posted in Boston, Boston blog main, Boston top stories, National blog main, San Francisco blog main, Seattle blog main, Seattle top stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on How Google, Microsoft, and Amazon’s Boston-Area Offices Stack Up

Tamr Emerges With $16M to Crack Data Curation for Enterprises

One of the Boston tech scene’s most dynamic duos is at it again. Yes, Andy Palmer and Michael Stonebraker are coming out of stealth with their latest company. Cambridge, MA-based Tamr, formerly known as Data Tamer, makes software aimed at helping big companies manage and connect their many data sources; the idea is to give […]

Posted in Boston, Boston blog main, Boston top stories, National blog main, National top stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Tamr Emerges With $16M to Crack Data Curation for Enterprises

LevelUp’s Latest Fundraise Intended to Get It to “Break-Even”

We’ve got an answer about the latest fundraising round for LevelUp, the Boston-based mobile payments startup with a history of twists and turns–and big venture backing. In late September, LevelUp quietly filed SEC paperwork for a $7.5 million equity investment round. That came on top of the startup’s existing $41 million venture pot, but was […]

Posted in Boston, Boston blog main, Boston top stories, National blog main | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on LevelUp’s Latest Fundraise Intended to Get It to “Break-Even”

Google Ventures, Andreessen-Backed Openbay Aims to Fix Car Repair

It seems like there are a million little small-business headaches that haven’t been solved by the Internet quite yet. There’s a good reason for that—signing up small businesses can be a serious slog, even aside from the structural problems of building a two-sided marketplace where you bring together buyers and sellers. But eventually, you have […]

Posted in Boston, Boston blog main, National blog main | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Slow Down to Speed Up: Startup Advice from Feld, Miner, & Yesware

It was April Fool’s Day, 2011. Matthew Bellows walked into a board meeting for his startup, Yesware. In the room were Brad Feld and Rich Miner, prominent venture capitalists from Foundry Group and Google Ventures, respectively, who had just led seed investments in Yesware. Bellows, the startup’s CEO, had previously started WGR Media and sold […]

Posted in Boston, Boston blog main, Boston top stories, Boulder/Denver blog main, National blog main, National top stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Slow Down to Speed Up: Startup Advice from Feld, Miner, & Yesware

Google Ventures-Backed Nifti: Another Entrant in the Price-Tracking Wars

Google essentially owns the Web, but Amazon owns online shopping. And if a startup company can put itself between those two forces, there’s a good bet it’ll attract some interest from a big name in the tech industry—even if others have been trying something similar for a while now. That’s part of the story for […]

Posted in Boston, Boston blog main, Boston top stories, National blog main | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Android Co-Founder Rich Miner: Fragmentation “An Overblown Issue”

Sure, smartphone developers find it frustrating to keep up with the multiple versions of Google’s Android operating system scattered across hundreds of millions of smartphones around the world. But Android co-founder Rich Miner thinks the discussion of that fragmentation problem tends to get blown out of proportion. “I think this is a bit of an […]

Posted in Boston, Boston blog main, Boston top stories, National blog main, San Francisco blog main | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Boston Roundup: Adelphic, SoundBite, MIT $100K, Acquia, & More

[Updated 12:55 pm] A CEO swap, some corporate M&A, student entrepreneurship, increased sales numbers, fundraising, and general deal-making in this quick trip through some Boston-area innovation headlines: —Mobile advertising startup Adelphic is getting a new leader. The company says Michael Collins, formerly of mobile marketing agency Joule, has replaced co-founder Changfeng Wang as CEO. Wang […]

Posted in Boston, Boston blog main, National blog main | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment← Older posts