Mexico City – MassChallenge, a global network of zero-equity startup accelerators, today opened applications for its 2018 class of high-impact startups in Mexico. The application deadline is March 28, 2018.
“On its first two years, MassChallenge Mexico has accelerated 64 startups which have raised over $19M USD. This shows how successful the acceleration process has been. We have attracted the best talent from the region with startups from Mexico, Venezuela, Chile, and Colombia. Through our four-month acceleration program, we help startups maximize their potential and sustainably all without taking equity, said said Camila Lecaros, Managing Director, MassChallenge Mexico.
For the 2018 cohort, MassChallenge Mexico is looking for startups across all industries with high growth and high impact potential from all over the world. If your startup has raised less than $500k in equity-based funding, generated less than $1M in revenue in the last 12 months, and are set to make a big impact in your industry or on the world, youre our type of entrepreneur.
Selected startups participate in a four-month accelerator program where they receive hands-on support from top mentors and experts, free co-working space, access to MassChallenges unrivaled network of corporate partners, tailored workshops, and office hours. At the end of the program, top startups will compete for $2 million pesos in zero-equity prizes.
In its second year, MassChallenge Mexico received 448 applications from 28 countries around the world. MassChallenge Mexico accelerated 35 startups, supporting them with 296 mentorship sessions, 71 startup workshops, and 85 office hours throughout the accelerator.
To apply for MassChallenges accelerator, visit: masschallenge.org/apply
MassChallenge is a global network of zero-equity startup accelerators. Headquartered in the United States with locations in Boston, Israel, Mexico, Switzerland, Texas, and the UK, MassChallenge is committed to strengthening the global innovation ecosystem by supporting high-potential early stage startups across all industries, from anywhere in the world. To date, 1,495 MassChallenge alumni have raised over $3 billion in funding, generated over $2 billion in revenue, and created over 80,000 total jobs. Learn more about MassChallenge at masschallenge.org.
MassChallenge Mexico Partners
Facebook, Nestl Axtel, Fiinlab by Gentera, Promotora Social Mico, CEMEX, Aeromico, Bosch, INTER Protecci, Greenberg Trauring, Baker & McKenzie, HDI Seguros, , Rassini, Simon Kucher, INADEM, and SEDECO CDMX – FONDESO.
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