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Region's incubators driven by startup culture

Laura Finaldi |

Central Massachusetts' rapidly growing startup and craftsman culture has created a need for more collaborative spaces, like incubators, accelerators and coworking spaces.

Growth in craft beer market turns local brewers into leaders

Sam Bonacci |

Breweries are the epitome of startup businesses, growing out of the passion of a brewer, but local brewers are rapidly having to become executives as their businesses grow.

Worcester startup Skyscope acquired; to remain in the city

Sam Bonacci |

Skyscope, a Worcester startup focused on video production, was acquired by a Newburyport public relations firm Tuesday and will remain operating in the city with all its employees.

Worcester CleanTech Incubator launches

Laura Finaldi |

The Worcester CleanTech Incubator formally launched on Thursday as part of an all-day energy conference hosted by the Northeast Clean Energy Council.

Tapping Worcester's innovative potential

Laura Finaldi |

Even though there is no traditional pass to entrepreneurship, one such as Ja-Nae Duane's that includes professional opera and writing is notable.

Worcester's Becker ranked fifth in the nation in game design

Sam Bonacci |

The Princeton Review has ranked Worcester's Becker College fifth in the nation when it comes to game design education.

MassDiGI, colleges boosting video games

Laura Finaldi |

Local startups, colleges and the state's video game industry organization have fostered a vibrant game development culture in Worcester and are working toward accelerating it.

WPI seeks to create business school of choice

Brad Kane |

The new dean of WPI's business school has focused on WPI's strengths of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and sought to ensure every WPI student leaves school with some degree of...

Worcester startup gets European medical device approval

Sam Bonacci |

The Worcester-based medical device company Interscope has received European Union approval to market its endoscopic device, and the U.S. Patent Office awarded the company five patents.

The price of innovation

By Livia Gershon Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

For a local company, the decision to be acquired by a larger firm from out of state can be a tough but smart call.

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