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How May 16 Changed the Startup World

On May 16, Title III of Obama’s JOBS Act became effective across America. So why is it important for startups?

Submitted on Aug 31, 2016 • by Noam Kahn, MassChallenge Social Media & Marketing
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 On May 16, Title III of Obama’s 2012 Jumpstart Our Businesses (JOBS) Act became effective across America

The Earlier, the Better: Key Strategies for Success for Early Stage Interactions for Startup/Corporate Collaboration

Submitted on Aug 31, 2016 • by Abidemi Sanusi
A vast majority of corporations - 67% - now prefer working with startups at earlier stages, beating the common perception that startups and corporates interacted only at the acquisition stage. 

MassChallenge Israel Showcase Event with Partner, PTC

Submitted on Aug 23, 2016 • by Abidemi Sanusi
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MassChallenge Israel teamed up with partner, PTC, to showcase two of their premier platforms, ThingWorx and Vuforia, at a demo and networking event. 

Three Ways to Growth Hack Your Way to Success like an Olympian.

Submitted on Aug 12, 2016 • by
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Growth hacking is the process of rapid-testing your products across different marketing channels to identify the most cost-effective and efficient way to grow your business. It is a process also used by sports people.  

The Most Important Ingredient for Startup/Corporate Collaboration: Part 2

Submitted on Aug 08, 2016 • by
In the blog last week , we looked at the most important factor for startup/corporate collaboration according to The State of Startup/Corporate Collaboration 2016 by MassChallenge and Imaginatik - strategic fit - from the corporate side. But for startups, strategic fit can mean...

The Most Important Ingredient for Startup/Corporate Collaboration

Submitted on Aug 01, 2016 • by
It can be hard for startups and corporates to collaborate. Corporates are seen as slow and bureaucratic, and startups don’t always have the right processes or paperwork in place to satisfy a corporate. It’s almost like they’re speaking different languages.

Alumni Profile: Freight Farms

Submitted on Jul 28, 2016 • by
Built inside a container, Freight Farms are fitted with everything you need for a good harvest, regardless of your location. Co-founders Jon Friedman and Brad McNamara (2012 MassChallenge Alumni), talk about climate technology, the perfect environment for a year round harvest, and the...

MassChallenge Finalists Transforming EdTech

Submitted on Jul 25, 2016 • by
Education Technology (EdTech), has taken off in the past few years, replacing notebooks and chalk with websites and apps. For students, these tools mean more varied classroom activities, more personalized engagement with content, and a lot less paper. EdTech is also changing teachers’...

Corporates and Startups: Why it’s No Longer “Us” Vs Them

Submitted on Jul 25, 2016 • by
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.   

Five Reasons Why Pokémon Go is “An Absolute Game Changer” for the Future of AR Technology

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 ,...
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