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Aste – Uncovering Truths Within Online Dating

Julie Nashawaty was in a situation to many other singles living in Boston; she was trying out the online dating scene. After a string of bad dates, she met someone she clicked with.

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Ottawa software star Klipfolio gets boost from existing backers

One of Ottawa’s emerging business-to-business software stars, Klipfolio Inc., has scored a vote of confidence from its early backers, raising $12-million for its latest round of venture funding entirely from existing investors.

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Klipfolio raises $12 million series B to help SMBS get smarter about metrics

When Klipfolio launched in 2001, the Ottawa-based startup was very different than it is today. As the internet gained mainstream use and became a source of news and entertainment for more people, the company targeted the everyday consumer and provided desktop dashboard widgets tracking things like the weather and news.

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Hottest Enterprise Networking & IT Startups of 2017

So many cool networking and IT startups, so little time to write about them all. One way that we at least acknowledge their presence, however, is by running this interactive timeline of funding announcements.

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OMERS Ventures’ Damien Steel on How to Do an Insider Round Right

Some investors have treated insider rounds like a canary in the coal mine about a startup’s outlook. If no new investors chip in funds, the company’s growth prospects may not be so bright—and returning investors are seen as begrudgingly helping the management to chug along.

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Innovation Hub looks to attract new ventures to city, and keep them

Recent UMass Lowell graduate Rajia Abdelaziz had a job interview scheduled with Google in California, but chose not to go. Tory Thompson was an Oracle marketing professional who decided to leave her comfortable career at the software giant.

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The Guide: Social Networks

In Boston’s business world, your network is everything. An insider’s guide to the top spots to rub elbows with the city’s movers and shakers.

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Lead(H)er – Mary Ellen Sparrow, CEO & Co-Founder at NextShift Robotics

“Boston is a great city for being a robotics startup. The Boston community has been tremendous. I think the marriage of entrepreneurship with robotics has really helped move us forward,” said Mary Ellen Sparrow, Co-founder and CEO of NextShift Robotics.

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Mass. robotics startup raises $25M led by Scale Venture Partners

Warehouse robotics has become a competitive area with the rise of e-commerce, especially in Massachusetts. Wilmington-based Locus Robotics wants to lead the industry after a new infusion of cash.

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Pixo VR demos new emergency responder training platform

PIXO VR, a virtual reality safety training company, has unveiled their new training platform for emergency response personnel.

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Trilio raises $5M in funding to grow engineering, sales team

Data protection startup Trilio Data announced today that it has raised a $5M Series A round of funding led by Boston-based .406 Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm that invests in enterprise tech companies.

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SUSE Unveils OpenStack Cloud Monitoring & Supports TrilioVault

Today at the OpenStack Summit 2017 in Boston, MA, SUSE, aside from celebrating its 25th anniversary, announced its new open source software solution that makes it simple to monitor and manage the health and performance of enterprise OpenStack cloud environments and workloads, SUSE OpenStack Cloud Monitoring.

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These 30 Boston Startups Raised More Than $339M in October

The largest October rounds came from Infinidat’s $95 million, Devoted Health’s $62 million, Renew Energy Partners’ $40 million and DOTS Technology’s $20.4 million.

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Tech Giants Make Their Blockchain Bets For 2018

Lead(H)er: Clara Vu, the VP of Engineering at Veo Robotics Inc.

“No one in my family is technical – my family has always been on the liberal arts side. I didn’t even know what engineering was until college,” explains Clara Vu, the VP of Engineering at Veo Robotics Inc.

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Amid Automation Debate, A.I. Backers Tout Job Creation Potential

Rapid advancements in robotics and artificial intelligence technologies over the past decade have stoked concern that machines could eventually take over most, if not virtually all, human jobs. But there is another, more optimistic view of how the advance of A.I. and automation will impact the economy—

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The future of robotics means robots and humans will work side by side, experts say

At TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics, hosted at MIT, those in the robotics world talk about the future of robots and humans together.

Google Ventures Backs Veo Robotics to Make Factory Robots Human-Aware

While the debate continues over how much of an impact robotics and automation will have on human jobs, Veo Robotics is betting on a different kind of future: a close and fluid collaboration between humans and machines.

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How to Land a ‘Stretch’ Job

Good leaders can spot unrealized potential and steer employees to new challenges; here’s how to get spotted and thrive

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Meet Laila Partridge of WegoWise in Beacon Hill

Boston Voyager interviews Laila Partidge of WegoWise

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6 Steps to Improve & Sustain NOI

Real estate managers can significantly improve asset value by controlling variable expenses. Laila Partridge of WegoWise shares how owners and managers can get on the fast track to scalable and sustainable savings.

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