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A Tale of Two Cities
At LAUNCH Beacon, the Boston/New York tech pipeline is becoming a reality
LAUNCH Beacon
An event with location technology at its heart seems like an odd place for two of the nation's premier technology locations, often pitted against one another in competition, to come together. But that's just what happened on Monday outside of Union Square in New York City at the East Coast incarnation of Jason Calacanis's LAUNCH conference. Read More
Laid back like a tiger
King of the North - Dyn's Jeremy Hitchcock is building the pillar company of New England
Jeremy Hitchcock (image via Dyn)
Sitting on the sun-soaked deck of Manchester, N.H.-based Dyn, the company he founded in 2001, Jeremy Hitchcock not only seems completely happy, at home, and at ease, he exudes a confidence, lacking any trace of cockiness, that most chief executives lack in spades. It must be the New Hampshire ethos; that hard-working, grind it out mentality that is also coupled with a joie de vivre that courses through the Lakes and Seacoast in summer and the White Mountains in winter. Read More
Boston Knows How to Party
An epic day for Boston's tech community, from TechJam to BostInno in the Seaport
The scene at Tech Jam in City Hall Plaza.
Thursday will go down as one of the best examples of all that is right in the Boston tech and innovation community and made clear that the momentum that everyone in the "Innovation Economy" has been talking about for a couple of years now is, in fact, very real.  Read More
Hacking New Hampshire
Students gain first-hand tech experience at Dyn's Hackademy weekend
Dyn Hackademy (Photo credit: Katlyn O'Hara)
Contributed piece from Ali Rafieymehr, of Manchester, New Hampshire-based Dyn, on a recent program to give local college students hand-on tech experience. The tech industry has a unique crisis on its hands. While more and more startups are popping up across the United States, the number of qualified students fit for those jobs is decreasing. Computer science student participation at the high school level is decreasing. Read More
Global Biz Hub
Checking in on the overlooked Worcester startup scene
Picture courtesy Destination Worcester
For many of us who think about the "local economy," what happens outside of I-495 might as well be happening on the moon. While it may not have the cool factor of accelerators in the Innovation District or in Kendall Square,  the startup/tech scene in Worcester is growing thanks to the passionate work of DataGravity co-founder and president John Joseph. I asked the WPI and Clark alumnus a few questions about what he's been up to out in "The City of Seven Hills." Read More
Growing pains
Tech startups in the hinterlands cope with hiring challenges
Workers at Dyn's headquarters, in a former mill building in Manchester, New Hampshire.
How do you grow a tech company when you're headquartered far from the talent hub of Greater Boston? Companies in places like Manchester, N.H., and Woodstock, Vt., are facing that quandary, after they've scooped up all the software developers they can find in those markets. Read More