We explored Washington in the previous blog of ‘Know your state’ series. We were happy to discover some fun facts about the floating bridge capital and a home to your very own Starbucks. We were glad to discover that Seattle is thriving to be the next Silicon Valley by adopting various technological advancements into practice.
We furthermore traveled from west to east to explore Massachusetts.
The Bay State
Massachusetts is ranked the “most innovative state” by Bloomberg’s 2015 & 2016 in U.S. Innovation Index.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology – MIT is ranked fifth in the States by Forbes. Moreover the famous Harvard University ranks second and Cambridge University ranks 3rd in the world.
Dunkin’ Donuts has its headquarters in Canton, Massachusetts. The key industries of Massachusetts are Life Sciences, Finance, Information Technology, Manufacturing, and Renewable Energy. Brokerage giants
New York Life, Vanguard and Liberty Mutual Group are headquartered in Massachusetts. One of the technology giants,
EMC Corporation, is also headquartered in Massachusetts. A software development and marketing company
HubSpot is also located in here. Massachusetts in home to one of the largest online travel companies, Tripadvisor.
Some fun facts about Massachusetts:
The population of Massachusetts is over 6 million. Boston is the capital of Massachusetts. The popular cities of Massachusetts are Boston, Worcester, Springfield, and Cambridge.
You can find a place where a boat can sail under a train going under a vehicle driving under an airplane at Boston University Bridge.
You’ve got your Red Sox (baseball), Celtics (basketball), Bruins (hockey), and the Patriots (football) team already in Massachusetts. If you are in Boston, you will eat a lot of baked beans. Boston Cream Pie is the official dessert of Massachusetts.
Bay Stater really like to brag about the finest of celebrities that they have given to Hollywood: Matt Damon, Chris Evans, Matt LeBlanc, James Spader, Steve Carrell, Mark Wahlberg and the list goes on.
Notable tourist attractions are: Martha’s Vineyard, Six Flags New England, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Freedom Trail, Museum of Science, and Harvard Square.
Growing technology in Massachusetts
Nearly one in 10 Massachusetts workers is employed in fields such as software, telecommunications, and technology manufacturing. This fact makes the state’s workforce the most tech adaptive in US.
With one of the renowned technology university presence, Massachusetts accounts to be the fourth largest state with technology job offerings followed by California, New York, and Texas.
Notable Startups of Massachusetts
Kuvee is an on-demand platform for delivering wine curated wines to your door they provide a direct-to-consumer service and a specially-made wine dispenser that keeps wine fresh for up to 30 days. The dispenser provides more information about the wine you’re drinking, including where it’s from and suggesting pairings and other wines you might like. The Boston-based startup launched in 2015 and has raised over $9.75 million in funding over three rounds.
iRobot, as the name suggest, is a company that creates robots. These robots are created with a purpose to clean your house. They have robots for cleaning rugs, mopping floors, cleaning the pool, etc. iRobot is innovating further to handle larger responsibilities. They aim to cater various industries like manufacturing and healthcare.
Discovering that Massachusetts is growing its interest and investment in technology, we are eager to explore further on how they implement technologies into practice. We discovered many startups that have innovative on-demand platform for various products and services. We would love to explore potential opportunities to foster the technological requirements of Bay Staters.
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