Monday, December 20, 2010

Startup Watch | November 2010

Openings for IT (information technology) contract workers are at their highest level in more than a decade, according to a Boston Globe article. David MacKeen, CEO of Eliassen Group, an IT staffing firm, was quoted as saying, "I think we’re on the verge of a substantial growth cycle."

One place to look for opportunities is in the start-up community. According to StartUpHire there are more than 800 job openings at Boston area startup companies. talentGraphz provides a listing of nearly 300 startup companies in the Boston area.

Startup Watch for November

Mass High Tech highlights startup companies each week in a series called "Five You Should Follow."

Here are 23 startup companies in the greater Boston area that Mass High Tech suggests you keep your eye on:

[NOTE: Hover over company name to view a tooltip summary of that company's value proposition.]

» Active Interview | Cambridge

» BookBlunder | Boston

» CardStar, Inc. | Boston

» CaringWise, Inc. | Boston

» Carrot Medical LLC | Boston

» CellMosaic LLC | Worcester

» Entheogen Corp. | Boston

» EximFlow, Inc. | Boston

» eZuce, Inc. | Newburyport

» FloDesign Sonics, Inc. | Wilbraham

» iCar | Somerville

» Karyopharm Therapeutics, Inc. | Newton

» Media Armor, Inc. | Boston

» Nemucore Medical Innovations | Worcester

» Practically Green LLC | Boston

» ProctorCam LLC | Boston

» Retroficiency, Inc. | Boston

» Styleta, Inc. | Cambridge

» TapWalk | Medford

» Tarpon BioSystems, Inc. | Marlborough

» VisitorsCafe | Boston

» VivoPath LLC | Worcester

» Wingu, Inc. | Cambridge

Five new startups are listed every Tuesday at Mass High Tech -- The Journal of New England Technology. Access Startup News for details. If your company was founded within the last three years, and would like to be considered for the Watch List, contact the Startup Watch editor.

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