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Secretary Bialecki Celebrates Interise's Mentoring Initiative, Participates in Roundtable Discussion

NEW BEDFORD – Wednesday, April 30, 2014 – Housing and Economic Development Secretary Greg Bialecki today joined the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MassTech) in New Bedford to celebrate Interise’s award of nearly $150,000 to expand its mentoring program for local companies. Bialecki and MassTech held a roundtable discussion with entrepreneurs, private sector partners, collaborators and Interise staff members on the importance of entrepreneurship and mentoring on the South Coast.

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Manufacturing Report on NECN's DC Dialogue

Pamela Goldberg, CEO of Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, appeared on NECN's DC Dialogue to discuss the release of "Staying Power II," a new report on Massachusetts manufacturing.

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Massachusetts ranks No. 2 in broadband adoption

Massachusetts was ranked second on the top 10 list of states leading the charge in broadband adoption, according to the 2012 State Broadband Index conducted by TechNet.  Massachusetts jumped from number 13 to 2 on the list since the last time TechNet came out with the index, in 2003.

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State lights first section of statewide broadband connection

In 2008, the Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI) set its sights on providing the Commonwealth’s underserved businesses, schools and municipalities with affordable high-speed Internet or broadband. Inclusive of these efforts, the agency’s list of action items included strengthening the states innovation economy and expanding technology-related opportunities.

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MassTech’s Award to Mass Open Cloud Project Draws Local & National Media Attention

The recent announcement and launch of MassTech’s support for the Mass Open Cloud project drew considerable media coverage around Massachusetts as well as from Big Data and cloud computing trade press. Governor Patrick joined Housing & Economic Development Secretary Greg Bialecki, MassTech CEO Pamela Goldberg, Innovation Institute Director Pat Larkin, and executives from academia and industry to highlight $3 million dollars in funding for the cloud computing project. The event took place on Friday, April 25, 2014, at the Massachusetts Green High-Performance Computing Center in Holyoke, Mass.

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Entrepreneurs team up to open data center Group raises $1m for Cambridge facility

Some of Massachusetts’ most ­successful tech entrepreneurs have raised $1 million to open a computing center on Thursday in Cambridge to ensure the region remains a hotbed of research on the so-called big data tech revolution.

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16 MassChallenge startups take home prize money; 4 win $100K

Boston startup accelerator MassChallenge on Tuesday named 16 startups as cash prize winners for the 2012 competition, with the companies sharing $1 million in total and four winning the grand prize of $100,000. 

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Massachusetts Broadband Institute opens fiber-optic link from Springfield to Otis and Sandisfield

OTIS — Fifth- and sixth-graders at Farmington River Elementary School brushed up on their Spanish and their rocket science Thursday with the help of students in Columbia, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland and a high-speed Internet connection from their rural Berkshire County town to downtown Springfield.

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6 reasons physicians need to be on social media

MAY 22, 2012 - Live tweeting, ukulele playing and numerous discussions swirling around social media and healthcare were to had throughout the Connecting Healthcare + Social Media Conference this past week in New York.

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Boston Business Journal Cites 2014 Mass Big Data Report

The Boston Business Journal's David Harris covered the recent release of the 2014 Mass Big Data Report, a study published by MassTech and the Massachusetts Competitive Partnership which took a comprehensive look at the Big Data sector in the Commonwealth.

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