Massachusetts legislators filed bills in January 2014 to limit or ban contracts restricting employees from working for competitors. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Liberating their labor, businesses opt not to non-compete

Massachusetts legislators have spent the last seven years debating non-compete agreements, which prevent employees from taking […]

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Boston University alumna Rob Shore is the business manager for LCD Soundsystem, Ed Sheeran and Radiohead. PHOTO COURTESY OF ROB SHORE

Mobiles skwerking, mobiles chirping, manager Shore takes money and runs bands’ finances

For Boston University alum Rob Shore, music means business, and business means finance. As the founder […]

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
French director Gilles-Alexandre Deschaud will be releasing a stop-motion film using only 3-D printed figures. PHOTO BY MICHELLE JAY/DFP FILE PHOTO

3-D printers part ways with part-making, pursue possibilities

The 3-D printing phenomenon, though not new, is breaking free from its industry niche. For the […]

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
After Don McLean’s “American Pie” manuscript sold for $1.2 million, baby boomers investing in rock memorabilia has become increasingly popular. PHOTO BY KELSEY CRONIN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Baby boomers spend big bucks on rock memorabilia

In an increasingly digital age, physical rock memorabilia is still a big-ticket item. Some people are […]

by · April 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Anya Oskolkova is a managing partner and director of media relations at Zazil Media Group. PHOTO COURTESY OF ZAZIL MEDIA GROUP

Media manager Oskolkova on company narratives, including own

In the eyes of Anya Oskolkova, the business world’s cold façade is more than a stereotype: […]

by · April 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Cove, a start-up based in Washington, D.C. will open in Boston this year, offering customers a paid subscription to rooms used as productivity spaces. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

In Cove, a home away from home away from home

The workspace can be an underappreciated player when it comes to productivity. Often times, productivity lapses are […]

by · April 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Boston University teams placed third and fifth in the 2015 CME Group Trading Challenge. GRAPHIC BY SHIVANI PATEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU trading teams see return on investment of time, spirit

Two Boston University teams traded hard work for success in the 12th annual CME Group Trading Challenge […]

by · March 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Rory Cuddyer is heading Boston’s StartHub initiative to support start-ups in the city. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE CITY OF BOSTON

StartHub boss’s business starts with Boston business

Boston is the start-up community’s new Petri dish. The many successful students and companies that make […]

by · March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Chantal Noble Haldorsen is an area finance manager for EMC Corporation and vice president of a chapter of the company’s Women’s Leadership Forum. PHOTO COURTESY OF CHANTAL NOBLE HALDORSEN

INTERVIEW: EMC’s Haldorsen on helping others up the ladder

In the five years since her graduation from Boston University’s College of Arts and Sciences, Chantal […]

by · March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Local businessman Chad Ellis will open an indoor center this summer using a concept from Sweden called Boda Borg, an obstacle course and puzzle-solving challenge. PHOTO COURTESY OF BODA BORG

Swedish “questing” company Boda Borg sweeps to western shore

If you’ve ever wanted to experience a video game in real life, your chance is approaching. […]

by · March 5, 2015 · 1 comment · Features, InBusiness