Mexico
29 October 2019

MassChallenge Mexico Announces Top 10 Startups for its 2019 Cohort

Mexico City (October 30, 2019) – MassChallenge Mexico, part of MassChallenge’s global network of zero-equity startup accelerators, today announced the top 10 startups from its 2019 cohort. The selected startups will now advance to the final judging round, where they’ll compete for cash prizes that will be awarded at the MassChallenge Awards Ceremony on November 7, 2019 in Mexico City, Mexico.

“From companies with niche data analytics platforms to businesses that sell honey-based beauty products, we have a diversity of ideas in our 2019 startup class,” said Camila Lecaros, Managing Director, MassChallenge Mexico. “This kind of diversity propels the new ways Mexican startups are molding and changing our country, and we have a big responsibility to help them grow and consolidate their business models”.

The top 10 startups will now compete for $2M Mexican pesos in equity-free cash prizes during a final in-person judging round. A select panel of industry leaders will evaluate each startup based on their potential to transform industries and solve massive problems.

Members of the community will have the opportunity to meet the 2019 cohort during our annual MassChallenge Awards Ceremony on November 07, 2019 at Espacio R, in Mexico City.

MassChallenge Mexico Top 10 Startups

PolyBion (México) is a biofabrication platform that produces biomaterials, such as “Celium®” a biotextile that resembles leather and has very similar mechanical properties, with the advantage of reducing water usage, being animal-free, carbon negative, and grown to dimension.

DartSpeed.com (Colombia) is the only cloud-based solution that applies over 20 optimizations to achieve webpage load in less than 1 second.

LikeU (Colombia) is a platform that allows to select, train and give women in developing countries digital skills in order to provide world-class services such as customer service, marketing and sales, among others, with better: talent, results, flexibility and faster implementation.

ActiPulse Neuroscience (México) is a neuro-tech company specialized in the clinical research, engineering and manufacturing of neuromodulation devices to treat primarily Parkinson’s Disease and other neuro-psychiatric disorders.

Talent on Demand (México) is a marketplace that connects executive and independent experts to projects with companies that need on-demand and cost-effective solutions in a flexible way.

Symplifica (Colombia) is a SaaS that simplifies employer processes to formalize domestic workers and enroll them in the social security system.

Facturedo (México) is a LatAm working capital financing online marketplace, that provides a transparent, economic and seamless tool for SMEs to obtain liquidity from their electronic invoices.

Abeja Reyna (México) is a company dedicated to the production of bee honey and the production of beneficial and innovative products based on it.

Legalario (México) is a legal services SaaS company offering personalized and tailor-made legal documents and contracts to businesses and individuals.

Bellezacheck (México) is a digital, community-driven platform for consumer reviews and ratings on beauty products, with the mission to empower users to make better purchase decisions on beauty spend by providing them with impartial and relevant information.

About MassChallenge

MassChallenge is a global network of zero-equity startup accelerators. Headquartered in the United States with locations in Boston, Israel, Mexico, Rhode Island, Switzerland, and Texas, MassChallenge is committed to strengthening the global innovation ecosystem by supporting high-potential startups across all industries, from anywhere in the world. To date, 2,344 MassChallenge alumni have raised more than $5 billion in funding, generated more than $2.7 billion in revenue, and created more than 136,000 total jobs. Learn more about MassChallenge at masschallenge.org. 

MassChallenge Mexico Partners

Accenture

Baker McKenzie

Bancolombia

CEMEX

Facebook

Greenber Traurig

Nestlé

Cementos Progreso

Simon-Kucher

Sura
 

Mission

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