There’s no denying that Boston has lots of delicious restaurants: Tavern Road, The Salty Pig and Bostonia Public House are a few of our personal faves, but on any given day, you’ll most likely find us at a local Brookline establishment grabbing lunch, celebrating a birthday or having a holiday party. Whatever the occasion, there’s always a delicious option right around the corner. We’ve highlighted a few of our favorites below:
It's hard to believe that it's already the end of August; this summer has (sadly) flown by. Over the last several weeks, we've been wrapping things up with our two summer interns, Julia and Kelly. Julia, our PR intern, worked hard all summer long building media lists, contributing to the BIGfish Twitter account, tracking clients' press mentions and much more. Kelly, our crafty copywriter, wrote dozens of articles for client Iceland Naturally, blog posts for BIGfish and pitches. We're definitely going to miss having them around, but wish them the best of luck as they head back to school this fall.
Today, BIGfish client Ring, inventor of the smart doorbell, announced the company raised $28 million in Series B funding to further its mission of reducing crime in communities. Sir Richard Branson (yes - the Sir Richard Branson), Shea Ventures and American Family Insurance led the round. True Ventures, Upfront and multiple angels, including Sky Dayton, also participated.
Beaver Country Day School, an independent school for grades 6-12 located just outside of Boston, hopes to return to SXSWedu for the third time, but needs the community's support to get there. For the past two years, Beaver has presented at SXSWedu showcasing their ground-breaking initiative, the “Coded Curriculum.” This year, they hope to return to the conference to share information on another innovative area of the school: its design.