Dennis Keohane is a senior staff writer for BetaBoston. Before becoming the first full-time writer for VentureFizz, he taught at a local private school. During one summer break, he worked with RunKeeper's community management team. A native of Waltham, he currently resides in Natick.
The Boston City Council passed an ordinance prohibiting the selling, leasing, or reserving of public ways in the city, a move made squarely to counter Haystack, a Baltimore-based startup that allows parkers in the city's metered spots to sell access as they were leaving to others looking for openings. Read More:grinning:Bentley grad launches Makemoji, first emoji social network
Boston-based DataRobot has raised another round of funding according to multiple sources. The latest round of funding is a $21 million Series A led by NEA that, according to VentureWire, values the company at more than $60 million. Atlas Venture, who led the company's last investment, also joined the round. Read More
Software developers from Smarterer and a host of other local companies will be getting together on Thursday night to exchange ideas and try to shine a spotlight on the Boston "dev" community. If you've ever been interested in learning about some of the innovative technology that local companies are working with every day, the event, Stack Dive, should be a great opportunity. Read MoreA Grand ExperimentPreparations underway for the campus-wide MIT Bitcoin Project
How do you build an entire new currency ecosystem? Many folks, especially proponents of Bitcoin are trying to figure that out in new and creative ways.
As a test case, you won't have to look much further than the implementation of the MIT Bitcoin Project this fall. Read More
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