With the number of women starting their own businesses now steadily outpacing men, female entrepreneurship is on the rise. In fact, the number of women-owned businesses has grown at a rate five times faster than the national average. Today, women are majority owners of 38 percent of businesses in the U.S., and there are more [...]
On Friday, 21 emerging medical device companies will present their technologies and business plans to a group of local investors at the annual MedTech Showcase, hosted by the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council. More than 300 venture leaders and business leaders are expected to attend the event tomorrow, Oct. 28 from 8 a.m. to 2 [...]
When choosing a career, it’s often pivotal to find someone who is modeling the way. Rob Miller had a life-changing, “why not me?” moment a few years after graduating from a local university. He was at work one day at a large local company, where he felt he was going nowhere fast, when an internal [...]
Her medical career took an abrupt turn when a relative was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1996 — and Faina Shtern learned to her shock how little research had been conducted in that field. A year later, she helped found the nonprofit AdMeTech Foundation, today a four-employee institute whose mission is to expedite development and [...]
Executive Profile: Jim Koch’s new book offers insight on a career in beer. It’s still all about the hops.
The book, “Quench Your Own Thirst,” is homage to Jim Koch’s undying passion for his industry, even if competition cut Boston Beer’s earnings to $7 million in the first quarter, down from $13.7 million a year earlier.
The head of the Massachusetts medical device industry group says the two-year suspension of the tax that has hampered his members since January 2013, proposed by the House last night as part of a $1.1 trillion spending bill, would be “an important first step toward repeal.” Full Article Here