MassChallenge Boston

As MassChallenge’s flagship location, MassChallenge Boston has brought together corporates, policy makers, and innovation leaders to support and inspire the next generation of innovators. Over the past eight years, we have accelerated more than 1,000 startups from across the world – startups that have made patients healthier, our communities more connected, and our societies safer. 

Program Benefits

  • Access to expert mentors, top corporate innovation teams, tailored curriculum, world-class resources, and more - all at zero cost and for zero equity
  • 26,000 square feet of collaborative office space and 5,000 square feet of R&D space located in the heart of Boston's Innovation District
  • Up to $1.5 million in cash prizes and up to $50,000 in scholarships
  • Proven results: MassChallenge Boston startups raise an average of $75,000 during the program
  • Scholarships from our partner organizations. Learn more here


Applications Open

23 January 2019

Applications Close

15 March 2019


April - May 2019

Finalist Announcement

15 May 2019

Accelerator Program

June - October 2019

MassChallenge Boston Awards

24 October 2019

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2017 Boston Silver Winner
Consumer Products
2015 Boston Diamond Winner
2012 Boston Gold Winner
Ministry of Supply Inc.
2014 Boston Sidecar Winner
Social Impact
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Cait Brumme
Managing Director

Caitlin Reimers Brumme is the Managing Director of MassChallenge Boston. Prior to MassChallenge, Caitlin led the Impact Collaboratory at the Harvard Business School, a multi-faceted effort to develop world class academic leadership on the topic of “Investing in the 21st Century” including sustainable, ESG and impact investing. Caitlin holds an MBA with high distinction from Harvard Business School, where she was a Baker Scholar, and a B.A.

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