Press Releases

MassChallenge UK Announces the 100 Startups to Participate in 2016 Accelerator

Applications for the programme came from 69 countries, showing that there is still strong interest in the UK’s tech ecosystem, even after Brexit, with finalists from China (Macau), Argentina, Brazil, South Africa, and India, to name a few. Of the 100 teams, 86 teams are from the UK, four are from other European countries, and four teams are from the United States.

The State of Startup/Corporate Collaboration 2016 Study Results Unveiled

The study was the first to interview both startups and corporations on their views about their interactions. The firms surveyed 233 startups and 112 corporate respondents from March 30th to April 24th, 2016. Corporate respondents included Microsoft, Pfizer, KLM, Cisco, Xerox, and IBM, among many other leading companies.

Among other insights, the study uncovered five key learnings:

MassChallenge Sets Application Date for PULSE@MassChallenge

In this role, Nick will be focused on facilitating active collaboration between high-impact startups and key stakeholders within the healthcare ecosystem, including leading providers, investors, corporates, institutions, and patient advocacy groups.

MassChallenge Fosters Startup and Partner Engagement Through Boston Scholarship Program

Selected from more than 90 applications, this year’s recipients received between $5,000 - $10,000 in grant funding to help support innovation throughout their participation in the four-month MassChallenge Boston accelerator program, which provides entrepreneurs with access to resources, programming, and mentorship for zero-equity. In total, partners awarded $135,000 in scholarship funding to 23 startups that are participating in this year’s program.

MassChallenge Mexico launches its call for Latin American startups to participate in their no-equity acceleration programme

During the acceleration programme, MassChallenge Mexico will support the entrepreneurs with mentorships, work space, workshops and access to a diverse networks of experts, investors and world-class companies that will join them and do anything humanly possible so that the Mexican and Latin American entrepreneurs may grow and scale in the market, achieving with this, a growth in sales and investment.
Each startup will choose four mentors that have the specific expertise and vision according to their needs, and who will guide them in the process.

MassChallenge Announces 2016’s Highest-Impact Startups

MassChallenge is a no-equity, not-for-profit accelerator that helps only the highest-impact startups in the world. Impact is defined by the startups themselves - ranging from scientific breakthroughs to providing clean drinking water to millions to disrupting established industries.

MassChallenge UK Launches No-Equity Startup Accelerator Programme Applications for 2016

The programme connects the UK’s most promising early stage companies with the right resources to help drive growth, create value, and solve real world problems. During the three months of acceleration, entrepreneurs receive mentorship, free office space, education, access to a vast network of experts, investors, industry partners, and other resources.

MassChallenge Switzerland Announces First Cohort

The complete list of finalists can be found here