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These 5 Boston startups raised $237M in February. Here’s how they plan to spend it.

The following five companies, which saw the largest rounds in Boston tech this February, raised a combined total of $237 million — that’s a lot of roses. Read more about the five headliners and their plans to invest here: http:// w.builtinboston.com/boston-tech-top-fundings-february-2019
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David Chang at our latest Startup Founder Talk: Founder Lessons, Learned the Hard Way!

Recap: Startup Founder Talk: Founder Lessons, Learned the Hard Way, with David Chang!

Tom Maloney, Mark Weiner, I and others volunteer our time to run BNT, a not-for-profit group, whose mission is to help local startups launch and grow! Last week, we co-hosted 3 awesome events, but our 5th Founder Talk with David Chang was extra special! Six weeks ago, I asked David if he could donate an…
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Geoff Wilbur's Telecom and Tech Blog

Boston New Technology Business and Workforce Solutions Startup Showcase #BNT98

February 20, 2019 As usual, the event began with pizza and salad… and plenty of networking. And, of course, tables where attendees could chat with a few of BNT’s sponsors and some of the evening’s presenting companies. Next up were the presentations. After a welcome and brief introductions to BNT’s sponsors in attendance, the evening’s…
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Top 10 USA video subscription apps pulled in a total a $1.3B last year, an increase of 62% from 2017

Subscriptions are booming on the app stores, and particularly subscription video apps, thanks to the growing number of cord cutters who are choosing to stream their TV shows and movies instead of paying for cable or satellite. In the U.S., the top 10 subscription video apps by revenue pulled in $1.27 billion in 2018 across…
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Mark Zuckerberg wrote 1,000 words defending Facebook, but the most interesting thing about it was where he published it

Mark Zuckerberg has turned to the opinion pages of The Wall Street Journal to defend Facebook’s business practices. In a column published Thursday, the 34-year-old billionaire technology executive laid out what he said were the “facts about Facebook,” explaining “the principles of how we operate” and what he said were the “clear benefits” of Facebook’s ad-supported,…
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Geoff Wilbur's Telecom and Tech Blog

Boston New Technology Startup Showcase #BNT97: Mobile App Products

January 15, 2019 “It was another solid BNT event, with pizza and networking to start the evening, as well as booths for some of Boston New Technology’s sponsors. Then it was time for the seven featured startups to present. This month’s theme was mobile apps. As always, if you’re interested, don’t rely on my description,…
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