Gather is definitely a larger company than DigitalAdvisor (6 people at its largest), but it’s still considered a start-up, I think. There are maybe 40-50 people here, not sure exactly how many.
The site itself has a pretty large and loyal community, and they’re hoping to grow a lot more. The site is a little confusing to a first-time user, I think, but there are plans for working on creating a more intuitive navigation and working on the homepage and such.
The only drawback I’ve found so far is working downtown, because my commute is longer. I’ve been taking the bus to Harvard Square and then the subway from Harvard to Downtown Crossing. It’s been taking me around 40-45 minutes, and I’m more used to 15-25. I need to go to the library to stock up on books to read while commuting…