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Finalist Interview Series: MagnebotiX

The inside scoop from our 2015 finalists

Submitted on Jul 27, 2015 • by James Maynard, MassChallenge Marketing
  This past week I had the chance to catch up with Simone Schurle, co-founder of the microrobotics company MagnebotiX . Though I'd love to attempt a layman's description of the nanotechnology behind MagnebotiX, I'll wisely forego that and allow the expert herself to...

Fundraising Explained: Implementing Your Early-Stage Financing Needs

Part I: Friends & Family and Pre-Seed Rounds

Submitted on Jul 23, 2015 • by James Maynard, MassChallenge Marketing
Understanding the general lingo surrounding startup fundraising is of fundamental importance to the entrepreneur both when considering a raise and speaking with business contacts. I’ve been voraciously reading and collecting a diverse spectrum of recent articles regarding topical...

MassChallenge Annual International Night Recap

Celebrating our 2015 international finalists!

Submitted on Jul 22, 2015 • by James Maynard, MassChallenge Marketing
In case you missed it, last Wednesday MassChallenge hosted its third annual International Night celebrating the 24 international finalists in the class of 2015. The night was a huge success, drawing a large crowd of MassChallenge finalists, alumni and community supporters intrigued by...
Events • Recap • Startups

Why YOU DON’T Want to Miss the 1st Annual MassChallenge Startup Golf Tournament

Play Where the Professionals Play

Submitted on Jul 21, 2015 • by James Maynard, MassChallenge Marketing
  On Monday, July 27th, MassChallenge will be hosting its first annual Startup Golf Tournament at the renowned TPC Boston course which plays host to an annual PGA Tour event! For avid golfers and those who simply enjoy a nice schmooze on a professional course, this scramble-style...

Finalist Interview Series: DealerScience

The inside scoop from our 2015 finalists

Submitted on Jul 15, 2015 • by James Maynard, MassChallenge Marketing
Tonight at MassChallenge we have our annual International Night, a fantastic event which allows our international startups the opportunity to showcase their companies to the MassChallenge community. The most valuable part of the event is hearing the personal stories from these startup founders...

5 reasons you don’t want to miss MassChallenge Boston’s 2015 Startup Showcase

One of the biggest entrepreneurial events of the year!

Submitted on Jul 15, 2015 • by Julia Barry, MassChallenge Marketing
MassChallenge welcomes all startups, sponsors, partners, investors, entrepreneurs, community members and startup enthusiasts to  Startup Showcase on July 29th! Here are 5 reasons you should go:     

Here's What We've Been Reading

Week of July 6th

Submitted on Jul 14, 2015 • by James Maynard, MassChallenge Marketing
Good Afternoon, all. Today was a bittersweet day for us at the office, as our famed snow pile officially bit the dust. In equally as significant news, we have some great reads for you from this past week, including a diverse group of op-eds, tech both new and old, highlights from London's...
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Sponsor Profile: Biscay Government

Submitted on Jul 13, 2015 • by Txema Bilbao - Deputy Director for Economic Promotion, Biscay Government
Today, we’re incredibly excited to announce our partnership with MassChallenge. Together, we will work to foster the growth of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Basque Country and connect Biscay startups with markets, networks and capital in the global innovation ecosystem. Our...

Finalist Interview Series: Splitzee

The inside scoop from our 2015 finalists

Submitted on Jul 13, 2015 • by James Maynard, MassChallenge Marketing
  MassChallenge is buzzing with energy after having concluded an exciting few days of Bootcamp and Mentor Matching for the finalists and it seems as if everyone has settled nicely into their new office setting. Last week you had the chance to hear from LearnLux and this week I want to...

Noam Wasserman: “The Founder’s Dilemma--Anticipating And Avoiding The Pitfalls That Can Sink A Startup”

3 Key Takeaways

Submitted on Jul 08, 2015 • by James Maynard, MassChallenge Marketing
Last week, Noam Wasserman, Associate Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, provided some fantastic insights on the long-term effects of decision-making by startup founders and the ensuing pitfalls which may arise by relying on impulse rather than collaboration. In...
Advice • Recap • Takeaways

Here's What We've Been Reading

Week of June 29th

Submitted on Jul 07, 2015 • by James Maynard, MassChallenge Marketing
  Greetings from MC, everyone. This past week, innovation and health trends particularly piqued our interest. Want another reason to be remorseful about your morning routine and ensuing lack of movement in the office cubicle all day? In other news, visionary entrepreneurs attack macro...
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Jules Pieri’s One Rule for Making Big Decisions

"No regrets"

Submitted on Jul 06, 2015 • by Julia Barry, MassChallenge Marketing
For Jules Pieri, the process of making a tough decision requires one essential step: the firm and deliberate conviction to abandon all regrets about the potential consequences of that decision.  

Here's What We've Been Reading

Week of June 22nd

Submitted on Jun 30, 2015 • by James Maynard, MassChallenge Marketing
  Top o’ the morning to you, folks. We have a true hodgepodge of reads for you that we have unearthed over the past week.  In the world of music streaming there are a number of big players fighting for supremacy over the ever-expanding market of online listeners and the easiest...
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MC Boston 2015 Boot Camp: Day Two

#MCBootCamp15

Submitted on Jun 29, 2015 • by Jibran Malek, MassChallenge Marketing Manager
On Friday, the 2015 Boston finalists continued to hit the ground running with Day 2 of Boot Camp!    Day Two's program consisted of:   A lesson in branding and "overdoing it" by Monster.com founder Jeff Taylor An onboarding into the Lean Canvas framework by...
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