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Why I'm Excited to Join MassChallenge Israel

A year ago, I joined Deval Patrick (the former Governor of Massachusetts) and a delegation of over one hundred business, academic, and government leaders, on a trade mission to Israel. The primary objective was to explore and cultivate opportunities for collaboration between Massachusetts and Israel. Throughout the three-day visit, it was evident that there exists a strong, deep, and successful relationship between the two geographies.

Sponsor Profile: Smith & Nephew

"As we expand around the world, Smith & Nephew's global presence will enable MassChallenge to better serve the most critical needs of startups innovating in the medical devices field." says MassChallenge’s Managing Director, Scott Bailey. 

MassChallenge acquires Start Tank Boston

For the next stage of growth, Start Tank Boston will be spun out and combine forces with MassChallenge. The MassChallenge mission to “catalyze a startup renaissance” by “helping early-stage entrepreneurs win” is 100% aligned with everything Start Tank has stood for since inception. Together, we’ll be able to provide Boston-area entrepreneurs with the strongest program and resources.
MassChallenge will acquire key elements of the Start Tank Boston program including:

MassChallenge Global Launch - A Recap

We're increbily thankful to be a part of such an inspired, engaged, and collaborative community. Startups can apply to MassChallenge at

Entrepreneurs: Head to Germany and Scale with CeBIT!

Startups come face-to-face with decision-makers, potential partners and customers

Young entrepreneurs almost have everything: Creative minds, innovative ideas, the energy to work around the clock and the dynamic to break new ground. One thing they normally don’t have at the beginning: The necessary money and very often not the right access to profitable contacts.

Join the MassChallenge Team and Make an Impact, Now!

Openings at MassChallenge Boston 

Director of Community Outreach

The Director of Community Outreach will report to the Managing Director of MassChallenge Boston. You will define and develop the relationships between MassChallenge and six important external constituencies: 

Letters to the Community from Akhil Nigam and Karl Büttner

Dear MassChallenge Community,

Your support - and the contributions of countless individuals - have been critical to growing MassChallenge to where it is today.

What MassChallenge is Thankful For


I'm thankful for entrepreneurs and innovators who look at the world and think - "I'm going to fix that"

Justin Normand, Entrepreneurship Manager (MassChallenge UK)