Spend a lot of time on web 2.0 websites like Digg, Del.icio.us, Tailrank or YouTube? Do you try to keep tabs on the latest news from blogs like Read/Write Web or Techcrunch? Are you trying to catch up with or learn about the latest technology bubble trend? If you do (or would like to get [...]
The Boston Web Innovators Group has announced Webinno8 to be held on Monday September 25th at the Royal Sonesta Hotel Cambridge (Parkview Room). It’s a group dedicated to showcasing web and mobile innovation in the Boston area. For anyone interested in the web 2.0 or mobile industries in the Boston area, this is a must go-to event.
Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) has acquired Grouper, the user-generated video site on the Internet, it was announced today by Michael Lynton, SPE Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. The price seems a bit low to me. Is this a sign of things to come for the social / web 2.0 crowd? Considering that social start-up Facebook.com [...]
MySpace.com founder Brad Greenspan announced today that he has launched and provided initial funding for BroadWebAsia (BWA), a new company that partners with and powers social networking, entertainment and Internet search properties across Asia. BWA has already signed agreements to invest in and partner with more than 20 rapidly growing Chinese Internet companies. Combined, these [...]
Picis, the Wakefield based maker of medical software filed on Friday for an IPO in the range of $86.26 Million. Not that I cover medical software that much (although I’ve thought about the pharmaceutical space considering our location) but I thought it would be nice to cover a local start-up filing for an IPO for [...]
I have been a fan of Cafepress, the online premium vendor, for their ability to grow a business around other peoples desire to make money off of their crazy ideas turned into a t-shirt, mug or bumper sticker. Their interface is so simple that just about anyone can have a t-shirt shop running on the CafePress site [...]
Are you ever curious about how some of the Web 2.0 websites are doing for traffic? Seth Godin has put together a traffic list of 937 “Web 2.0″ sites based on results from their Alexa rankings. It’s a good comparison list for some of the top Web 2.0 companies if you need a cheat sheet before a meeting. [...]
sentitO (I assume the capitalized “O” is significant for something), the Acton based provider of voice gateway and signaling solutions for the telco space announced a $6 million financing round led by Columbus Nova Capital, an affiliate of Russian-based RENOVA Group of Companies, and previous investors Core Capital Partners, Inflection Point Ventures, Kodiak Venture Partners, [...]