Join MassChallenge for a live virtual celebration of innovation and creativity featuring 200+ startups from the 2020 accelerator programs in Austin, Boston, Houston, and Rhode Island. The event will showcase the progress the startups have made during their program, feature industry-leading speakers on thriving during uncertainty, and award up to $2M in equity-free cash prizes to the top startups from the programs. Learn more about our event speakers.
Join us on October 22, 2020 | 5pm - 6pm ET, 4pm - 5pm CT. 

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Why is MassChallenge offering a donation ticket? 

MassChallenge has transformative impact on the global innovation ecosystem. Now with nine accelerators across seven locations worldwide, MassChallenge equips bold entrepreneurs with the tools, resources, and opportunities they need to disrupt the status quo and to create meaningful change.

Please consider supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs by donating a gift of any amount with your registration. Your gift will be immediately put to work providing vital resources to the next generation of innovators.

When you donate with your registration, we will recognize you during the event. Giving is also a great way to honor the entrepreneur or mentor in your life!

 

Our 2020 Awards Presenting Sponsors

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For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Liz Belfield, lizabeth@masschallenge.org
 

Our Speakers

Change happens, and this year we learned to accept and adapt to uncertainty like never before. This year, our speakers will discuss the transformative power of entrepreneurship and the importance of collaborative innovation. Back to registration. 

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Arianna Huffington is the founder and CEO of Thrive Global, the founder of The Huffington Post, and the author of 15 books, including, most recently, Thrive and The Sleep Revolution. In 2016, she launched Thrive Global, a leading behavior change tech company with the mission of changing the way we work and live by ending the collective delusion that burnout is the price we must pay for success. 
Her last two books, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder and The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night At A Time, both became instant international bestsellers.

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Linda Henry is the Managing Director of Boston Globe Media Partners, which includes The Boston Globe, boston.com and STAT News.  She co-founded and chaired HUBweek, a civic collaboration between the Boston Globe, Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital, and MIT that explored the future being built at the intersection of art, science and technology. Linda is also a partner in Fenway Sports Group, a four-time Emmy-award winning television producer, the founder of GlobeDocs Film Festival, and a Guinness World Record Holder. 
Linda is also on several advisory boards, including MassChallenge, Solve @ MIT, The Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School, and the Women’s Foundation of Boston. 

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Chris Denson is an award-winning innovator, marketer, recovering comedian, and host of the Innovation Crush podcast, with over 750K+ subscribers around the world. Having been a guest speaker, curator, and attendee at 100’s of industry events, Chris is an expert at uncovering the best thinking and commonalities across a diverse array of cultures. 
He has applied his expertise to the likes of SXSW, CES, and The White House, and his work has been featured in Adweek, Forbes, the New York Times, and Inc. He is also the author of the Amazon #1 bestselling book, “Crushing the Box: 10 Essential Rules for Breaking Essential Rules”.

 

 

 

Mission

MassChallenge strengthens the global innovation ecosystem by accelerating high-potential startups across all industries, from anywhere in the world.