hubspot

Why Hubspot's IPO was more than just an IPO

When most companies have their IPOs, it’s a private celebration amongst founders, employees, investors, bankers and lawyers. But the debut of HUBS needs to be a more public celebration.

smile

Is there room for comedy in B2B ?

A funny thing happened at a conference. I learned things. And I remembered stuff. Oh, and I laughed. When talking about B2B technology, I laughed.

Apple Pay

How Apple Pay is set to change commerce

Apple finally has a chance to succeed in making a phone a wallet. The user experience is very slick, and this will draw an influential and affluent new segment of consumers into NFC payments.

Fast Forward co-founder Kevin Barenblat

Meet the five Google.org-backed startups that are part tech startups, part non-profits

When New York City teacher Charles Best started DonorsChoose — a nonprofit that lets teachers crowdfund projects and supplies for their classrooms — in 2000, philanthropy was still done the old-fashioned way: Wealthy folks went to charity galas, local organizations held food drives in parking lots, and technology like websites, smartphones, and online payments had no presence.