Akhil Nigam

Global / Board of Advisors / MassChallenge
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Akhil Nigam is the co-founder and former President of MassChallenge. Since 2009, Akhil has helped build and scale MassChallenge from an idea to a well-recognized global organization. Under his leadership, MassChallenge alumni raised well over $900M and have generated over $400M in revenue. Before MassChallenge, Akhil was with Bain & Company where he worked on a variety of industries both in the private equity and general consulting practices.


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