Innovation today is all about scale, speed - and big ideas. For the most innovative companies in the world, it’s not about improving the business for the next quarter, but by changing the business and improving it for the next ten to twenty years.
Submitted on Jul 22, 2016 • by Noam Kahn, MassChallenge Social Media & Marketing
In a whopping five hours, Nintendo and Nian tic’s viral augmented reality application Pokémon Go (PG), reached #1 in Apple’s top downloaded apps. With some folks hailing it as a watershed moment for AR , the app has already added $11 billion in value to Nintendo ,...
The last few years have seen a radical shift in the way startups and corporates work together . Traditionally, this working model seemed to be weighted in favor of corporates, with the latter engaging startups, mostly at acquisition stage.
Startups need a lot of support growing their business, and several corporations are helping in the form of scholarships.
Submitted on Jul 18, 2016 • by Jibran Malek, MassChallenge Boston Marketing Manager
Everyone admires the underdog. From movies like Rocky to comedies like Silicon Valley , the rags-to-riches underdog story is an awards-season winner. Unfortunately, the underdog story comes at the cost of portraying the establishment as villainous or at the very least, ethically...
With the recent situation in the UK (Brexit, in case you hadn’t heard), it wasn’t surprising that last week’s MassChallenge Innovation dinner was dominated by talk of its implications for the future of innovation for the country.
The Basque Country is an autonomous region in northern Spain that’s thriving with entrepreneurial innovation. In 2015, the government of Biscay and MassChallenge partnered together to connect the growing number of entrepreneurs in the region with market opportunities and the surrounding...
Submitted on Jul 11, 2016 • by Andrew Barry, MassChallenge Marketing & Social Media
The startup industry has long been associated with privilege, and for good reason. Statistics show that despite improvements, lack of diversity among entrepreneurs is an ongoing issue. This post looks at the issue, and some possible solutions.
On July 20 th, Imaginatik and MassChallenge will release our joint research study on the State of Startup/Corporate Collaboration for 2016. Far from yet another online survey, this study is a big deal – and here’s why.
If you’re a head of innovation looking for the place to meet and network with innovative startups, you’ve come to the right blog. From events to co-working spaces, here, in no particular order is our list of six places to find the hottest startups.
Submitted on Jun 21, 2016 • by Abidemi Sanusi, MassChallenge Content Director
The impact we’ve had as a result of the help of MassChallenge has been immense. We’ve taken our product to market, gotten it approved to British Standards and also achieved ISO 9001 approval. - James Popper, Director of SinclairFire