39% of startups in the global 2015 cohort have at least one woman founder
BOSTON AND LONDON (June 17, 2015): MassChallenge announced today that 39% of startups participating in MassChallenge Boston and MassChallenge UK have at least one female founder, far exceeding the industry standard for startup accelerators.
218 companies from around the world will head to Boston and London in June
BOSTON and LONDON (May 20, 2015): Today MassChallenge unveiled 218 global finalists for the 2015 accelerator programs to be held in Boston and London this summer. This year’s class was selected from more than 2,200 applicants and come from a diverse range of industries and...
Boston and UK Programs collect applications from 60+ Countries
BOSTON (April 3, 2015) - Today MassChallenge announced its most successful application season to date with over 2,250 applications hailing from 67 countries. Over 1600 startups applied to the Boston program, including about 150 via MassChallenge Israel. Over 800 startups applied...
Sponsors will provide hands on mentorship and support to eligible startups
BOSTON (MARCH 18, 2015) – Today, MassChallenge Boston announced a new scholarship program in which MassChallenge Boston Sponsors will award $5,000 scholarships to eligible companies participating in the 2015 Accelerator Program. The scholarships will be awarded to winning startups before...
Boston, February 17, 2015 – MassChallenge, the world’s largest accelerator program, and Startup Institute, the leader in education for the innovation economy, today announced the formation of a strategic partnership.
World’s largest startup accelerator teams with female empowerment organization to support more seats for women
BOSTON – February 13, 2015 – Women’s iLab, champion of female innovators, today announced its partnership with MassChallenge, world’s largest startup accelerator, with the goal of encouraging a generation of women-led startups as well as startups gender equal leadership...
MassChallenge UK Joins Boston and Israel Forming World's Largest Accelerator
BOSTON - February 11 - At three simultaneous events, MassChallenge officially opened applications for each of its programs: MassChallenge Boston, MassChallenge Israel, and for the first time, MassChallenge UK.
Awards $1.75M+ in Cash and $10M+ In-Kind With No Strings Attached
October 29th, 2014 - BOSTON – Tonight, MassChallenge, the world’s largest startup accelerator, announced the winners of the MassChallenge 2014 accelerator program, awarding over $1.75 million in grants and over $10 million of in-kind prizes.
Over $1.75 Million in Cash Grants to be Awarded at 2014 Awards Ceremony Oct.29
Boston – October 14, 2014 – Today, MassChallenge, the world’s largest startup accelerator, announced the top 26 startups from its 2014 class. The 26 will pitch to a final judging panel to determine which startups will share $1 million of equity-free cash to be awarded directly...
Innovation leaders join forces with focus on big data
BOSTON (Sept. 3 , 2014) - MassChallenge , the world’s largest startup accelerator, announced today that Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, has joined its ranks as a Platinum Sponsor.
Startups selected from most competitive applicant pool in five-year history
BOSTON (May 21, 2014) Today, MassChallenge unveiled 128 global finalists for the 2014 Accelerator Program during an event held at WGBH studios in Boston. This year’s class was selected from more than 1,600 applicants, making it the most competitive program to...