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Woobo, the Cambridge-Born Talking Robot for Children, Is Here

Cambridge-based startup Woobo has launched the first edition of its educational toy for children - a talkative, furry round animal with a high-pitched voice, a variety...

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XFactor Fund For Female Founders Reveals 1st Eight Startup Investments

Three months after the launch of XFactor Ventures, the women-led seed fund for female entrepreneurs, the firm has revealed its first eight startup investments. XFactor...

How Artificial Intelligence Will Play a Big Role in HubSpot’s Future

HubSpot has a new edict: enable businesses to "help customers however they want whenever they want with whatever they want." That was a phrase from...

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Meet the 145 Startups in the Harvard Innovation Labs Fall Cohort

We got them all. Across the i-lab, Launch Lab and Life Lab, there's a total of 145 teams in the fall cohort of the Harvard...

Here Are MassChallenge’s Top 26 Startups for 2017

MassChallenge has named the top 26 startups of its Boston startup accelerator that will compete for a total of $1.5 million in equity-free prizes.  Per...

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Ace Hardware Acquires The Grommet to Gain ‘Competitive Gold’ in Retail

Ace Hardware, the 93-year-old national hardware retailer, has acquired a majority stake in Somerville ecommece startup The Grommet. The deal, which was announced Tuesday, marks the...

Boston Startups and Tech Companies Hiring in October

Amazon said its second HQ will create 50,000 new jobs, but could the city of its choice be Boston? Here in the Hub, some...

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