Boston is one of the oldest and most revered cities in the United States. Between the Red Sox and their Tea Party, you would be hard-pressed to find a town more steeped in history. (See what I did there?) And, really, it’s apt that the city starts with the letter B. Think about it: Beans. Beer. Baseball. Brady. (And Belichick.)
Ah, but there’s one crucial “B” item missing from this list: Business. Boston is a global hub for commerce. Its metropolitan area accounts for $363 billion, which puts it at the sixth-largest economy in the country. In fact, it seems the only thing hotter than Boston’s clam chowder is their bustling business market. And given that there are over 9,887 Boston-based companies on Owler, it would have been impossible for us to not notice!
Now, we’ve selected 108 of these companies to receive our 2016 HOT In Boston Award. The winning businesses will receive a digital badge to display their award on their site. Boston knows a thing or two about winning, and these “Title Town” businesses will now have another trophy to add to their display case. Let’s take a look at a few of these wicked-smart companies.
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It makes sense that the home of Harvard would also be the location of the world’s educational resource leader. Cengage Learning creates online and print resources for today’s students, providing them with a brighter future. As their name suggests, Cengage believes that engagement is at the center of education.
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