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Introducing the 2015 Boston Finalists

Unveiling 128 Top Startups to the Boston Innovation Community

Submitted on May 22, 2015 • by Jamie Maynard, MassChallenge Marketing
“ There are three necessary components for an ecosystem to grow: talent, capital, and overall support of the ecosystem. The Boston tech scene is a prime example of how the three components have come together to produce a bourgeoning startup community.” This was the primary...

617 Startups Make Huge Impact

A data dive into six years of MassChallenge

Submitted on May 19, 2015 • by Cory Bolotsky, MassChallenge Director of Operations
Over the past few years, MassChallenge has been proud to lead the way for accelerators globally by providing regularly updated insights into how our alumni are doing based on a variety of metrics. We use the metrics to make sure that we are constantly doing everything we can to support the...

Why I'm Excited to Join MassChallenge Israel

Submitted on May 18, 2015 • by Israel Ganot, MassChallenge Israel Managing Director, Gazelle Co-Founder
This month I am celebrating my first year anniversary of becoming a MassChallenge sponsor, mentor, and judge. As a local entrepreneur in Boston, I’ve been a supporter of the organization from the sidelines since its early days, but the last year has given me the opportunity to participate...

I, For One, Welcome our New Facebook Overlords

How Facebook can help Startups

Submitted on May 11, 2015 • by Jibran Malek, MassChallenge Marketing Manager
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Startups have an unlikely potential ally in Facebook. With its 1.4 billion+ monthly users, Facebook has powerful pull over the way content is handled and distributed on the Internet. The leadership at Facebook is aware of this and has been taking aggressive steps to make sure they will become...

Sponsor Profile: Smith & Nephew

Smith & Nephew is excited to help medical device startups!

Submitted on May 06, 2015 • by Katherine Oates, Technology Manager, Advanced Surgical Devices Division, Smith & Nephew, Inc.
The following is a guest-post from Katherine Oates, Technology Manager, Advanced Surgical Services Divison at Smith & Nephew At Smith & Nephew, we’re always looking for new ways to support early-stage technologies that could make a big impact on the health of people around the...

MassChallenge acquires Start Tank Boston

Submitted on Apr 08, 2015 • by David Chang, Start Tank Co-founder
Two years ago, we created Start Tank as our way to give back and accelerate innovation in the Boston ecosystem. From its beginnings as a couple of extra desks quietly tucked behind reception, Start Tank Boston quickly grew to host a total of nearly 200 people from 49 startups that raised over...

Applying to MassChallenge Again

An MCAlum writes about why entrepreneurs should apply!

Submitted on Mar 27, 2015 • by Garrett Gates, MatchOn CEO
The following blog post is from Garrett Gates, CEO of MatchOn and formerly CEO of MC Alum, Tencap Sports. You can follow MatchOn on Twitter , Facebook , and on their website . 

MassChallenge Entrepalooza 2015

A glimpse into MA's highest value innovation expo!

Submitted on Mar 26, 2015 • by Jibran Malek, MassChallenge Marketing Manager
Over 800 attendees; over 60 showcasers. Entrepalooza, a massive event designed to showcase how strong and engaged the Boston's innovation ecosystem is was a resounding success. 

MassChallenge Scholarships Empower Entrepreneurs

Increased mentorship and engagement from sponsors to startups

Submitted on Mar 18, 2015 • by Jibran Malek, MassChallenge Marketing Manager
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Startups demand full attention and focus. This devotion of time and energy can make the jump into entrepreneurship intimidating and difficult. At MassChallenge we believe that entrepreneurs should have access to as many resources as possible in order to succeed.

The MassChallenge Push

Is your startup spinning its wheels?

Submitted on Mar 16, 2015 • by Jeff Danford, MassChallenge Videographer
Looking to gain some traction for your startup venture?

Three Reasons To Come to Fundraising: Avoid the Pitfalls

Learn top funding advice at #MCSampler15!

Submitted on Mar 02, 2015 • by Jibran Malek, MassChallenge Marketing Manager
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We can't wait to welcome everyone again to our HQ next week for our  Fundraising Sampler !    If you haven't signed up for  Fundraising: Avoid the Pitfalls , here are three reasons why you need to right now! 
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Three Reasons You Need to Attend Marketing - Craft a Story that Sells

#MCSampler15

Submitted on Feb 23, 2015 • by Jibran Malek, MassChallenge Marketing Manager
We can't wait to open our doors this Wednesday to host attendees and MassChallenge applicants for our MassChallenge Sampler event featuring top branding and marketing tips from community experts! 
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