Fran Grigsby, Next Level International prompts the discussion- Why are you in Boston pursuing an entertainment related company? The general consensus was that entertainment technology is difficult in Boston, but it compensates with the talented people here. We broke down the three major cities in entertainment technologies: New York, LA and Boston. New York and LA definitely … Continue reading


Abby Fichtner, Microsoft Develop Evangelist for Startups, loves the term community gardener so she decided to create a session about it. Hey, why not right? She first heard the term from Gerry Kirk at Agile 2011 Open Jam (an unconference format) who used the metaphor to describe the power of communities. Boston is an amazing … Continue reading


I’m a Senior at BU interested in jumping into the Boston start up scene along with hundreds of other students in this city. This panel  at the Mass TLC Unconference comprised of people looking to increase that number to thousands as soon as possible. Karl Buttner of Mass Challenge began the conversation asking everyone to … Continue reading

Bill Warner’s Pick up Line for Today

Bill Warner, Founder and Co-Chair of Mass TLC Unconference takes the center of the room this morning to greet the technology leaders of the country. He begins by reminding us that we are “part of something big.” He explains that “Boston is the forefront of new technologies. An entrepreneur comes to Boston and realizes they can … Continue reading