Press Releases

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

MassChallenge Israel Announces Its First-Ever Class

“We’re thrilled to be welcoming some of the world’s highest-impact startups to our Israel accelerator in July,” said Israel Ganot, MassChallenge Israel Managing Director. “Through a rigorous and objective process, our judges, who are innovation leaders and top industry experts from the Israeli ecosystem, have chosen the best of the best.

The Boston Consulting Group and MassChallenge Announce New Partnership

MassChallenge has deep experience helping the world’s largest brands gain access to the most exciting and innovative startups. Leveraging its global network of accelerators, MassChallenge supports the highest-impact and highest-potential startups from a wide variety of industries.  

Microsoft and MassChallenge Announce Bridge to MassChallenge Australia

Bridge to MassChallenge Australia will include a nationwide startup competition to identify the highest-impact and highest-potential startups in the country. The top startups will receive intensive mentorship and training at boot camps in Australia. Next, Australian and international judges will select the top startups from the boot camps to participate in a further bespoke boot camp at one of the five MassChallenge accelerator locations around the world, which include Boston, the United Kingdom, Israel, Switzerland, and Mexico.