Boston Business Journal


Real estate Leads - June 24, 2022

Find out what areas are developing rapidly to capitalize on growth opportunities for your business. Leverage data around foreclosures, building permits, mortgages, transactional data and more. Identify the individuals and developers securing the largest commercial and residential building permits in the area, with details on the date, location, dollar value...

MassMutual Ventures gets $100M for fourth U.S. fund

MassMutual Ventures announced its fourth U.S. investment fund, once again worth $100 million. The venture capital arm of Springfield insurance giant MassMutual focuses on the Series A stage, cutting checks between $2 million and $5 million on average, but its strategy is to begin making connections with interesting companies well in advance.

Viewpoint: Allyship in the wake of Roe; Six actions employers can take right now

The U.S. Supreme Court’s radical and dangerous decision last week to overturn Roe v. Wade and upend a half century of protecting a women’s reproductive freedom has left many women — and men — angry and upset. As if we hadn’t seen enough evidence, it is now clear that the highest court in the land has become largely motivated by politics and religion, with, if Clarence Thomas’s concurrence is to be believed, no end in sight of judicial overreach.

Tech report shows Mass. weathered pandemic 'better than most'

Massachusetts’ innovation economy has weathered the pandemic and its impacts better than other states, according to a new report from the MassTech Collaborative. The new Index of the Massachusetts Innovation Economy report found that while there were net job losses in nine of 11 key tech sectors in 2020, Massachusetts was a top state in total R&D investment, venture capital investment and investment in higher education per student. This follows the publication of a report from the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation naming Massachusetts as the top tech and innovation region in North America.

'Health care is forever changed': Report recommends tactics for future health crises

A newly released report suggests that the next public-health crisis can be managed by following the blueprint drawn from Covid-19, including collaboration among competitor health care organizations, an improved supply chain and regulatory flexibility around such issues as telehealth reimbursement. THIS ARTICLE IS FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY. Continue reading with your...

Five things you need to know today, and little tiny buildings

Good morning, Boston, and happy National Waffle Iron Day. Here are the five most important things you need to know to start your workday. If you’re a teenager looking for work this summer, finding a job might not be as hard as you think. Hit by labor shortages, businesses building back from the pandemic are hiring young people at rates not seen in more than a decade.