Boston

Uber

Urban Planning in Boston Is Getting the Uber Bump

Anonymized trip data from the transportation giant will help metropolitan authorities make more informed planning decisions and better policy.
Boston

Part Incubator, Part Private Club, Blade Wants to Electrify Boston's Buzzy Startup Scene

Kayak founder Paul English is seeking to electrify Boston's startup scene with his new venture, Blade.
National Small Business Week

What Keeps the Founder of Sam Adams Going After 30 Years

Jim Koch has had the same title for the last three decades, but he's as excited as ever to go to work each day. Here's why.
National Small Business Week

How Sam Adams Is Thriving as a Pony Among Clydesdales

Jim Koch, the founder of Boston Beer Company, explains how his brewery came to be the biggest of the little beer houses.
Inventions

Boston Installs Phone-Charging Solar Benches Across City Parks

The Soofa not only charges devices on-the-go, but captures environmental data such as weather, noise levels, air quality and number of passersby per hour.
Technology

What Keeps a City's Startup Scene Hot? Cambridge Shares Its Secrets.

Tech firms don't just fall from the sky; the nation's leading hubs foster a favorable business climate for innovation. But, as those in Cambridge, Mass., will tell you, the rest is up to the locals.
Starting a Business

The 10 Hottest Housing Markets for 2014

Real-estate firm Zillow predicts the top 10 markets for growth and white-hot housing deals this year.
Starting a Business

Bloomberg Says London, Not Silicon Valley, Is New York City's Top Tech Competitor

In the battle to reign supreme in the tech sector, the mayor of New York City says London is the city to watch.
Leadership

Startups Offer Aid After Boston Marathon Attack

From raising money to providing accommodations, entrepreneurs lend support to those impacted by the Boston Marathon bombings.
Technology

20 of Boston's Most Innovative Tech Startups

Many have been founded by inspired entrepreneurs from MIT and Harvard.
Entrepreneurs

Boston Beer Co.'s Jim Koch on Self Reliance

How the founder of America's largest craft brewery faces challenges, stays connected and maintains long-standing success.
Entrepreneurs

TechTrek Professor Mentors IT Entrepreneurs

Boston College's John Gallaugher doesn't try to be an all-knowing mentor to his students. But he does lead them on their first trek into the galaxy of tech.
Entrepreneurs

The Best Bar to . . . Rent a Stylish Meeting Space: Eastern Standard Kitchen & Drinks

This Boston brasserie has a private dining room favored by liquor-industry insiders, among other members of the city's business elite.