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How PRX Is Building a Community of Podcasters & Audio Enthusiasts

For more than 25 years, Rev. Jeffrey Brown has dedicated himself to reducing violence in cities and helping communities grow. So when he wanted...

Even One Woman on the Team Seems to Decrease VC Funding,...

We can keep discussing the problem as much as we want. We can let people know about the $3M seed fund launched by Flybridge Capital...


This Boston Startup’s Mobile Games Can Help Kids Manage Their Emotions

To a child, Mighteor's games look like most things children would play on a smartphone — easy to control, fun to play and cool graphics. But...

4th Annual Brandathon Is Back to Match Startups and Agencies

Many of the most successful companies in the world today – Apple, Google, Facebook, and so on – are built around a brand. Consumers...

Upcoming Inno Events


We know Boston is one of the best cities in the world to live, work and play. This summer, we bring the Hub's coolest young professionals together to enjoy the city we call home at a huge party: BostonFest.

BostInno’s 50 on Fire

50 on Fire is a celebration of innovators, big and small, people and organizations, across multiple categories.