Reporter

Andy Rosen

Like cod, whales, and trees of eras past, ideas are the sustaining natural resource of our region’s economy today. Venture capital investors supply the money that helps some ideas become reality. Andy covers the intersection of money and innovation to uncover the most promising, interesting, disruptive ideas coming out of startup companies, universities, and incubators/accelerators; tells the stories of how their creators got where they are and where they want to go; and explains who is providing the money, how they come to their choices, and where they are looking for the next big thing.

Andy has worked at the Globe since 2014, and has also worked as a producer for BostonGlobe.com and been a breaking news and general assignment reporter and editor for the Metro section. He came to the Globe from The Baltimore Sun, where he was crime and courts editor. Andy grew up in Haverhill and graduated from UMass Amherst.

Latest stories

Cambridge restricts short-term rentals to resident-occupied units

By , Globe Staff

The Cambridge City Council decided that hosts of short-term rentals — such as those through Airbnb — must live in the building.

Their invention is valued at $250 million. Here’s why they’re not satisfied

By , Globe Staff

For one group of twentysomethings in Cambridge, the wild interest in their product can feel more like a nine-figure distraction.

A year of debate on Airbnb will come to a head in Cambridge

By , Globe Staff

The measure would require hosts to live in the unit where the rental is located, or in the same building so long as it has fewer than five units.

Joe Tucci’s new firm invests in Cape business

By , Globe Staff

Hyannis-based BackOffice Associates helps companies manage data.