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Since 2010, MassChallenge has accelerated 1,975 startups that have raised more than $4.3 billion in funding, generated more than $2.5 billion in revenue, and created more than 121,000 total jobs. 

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Forward F1rst
Forward F1rst

Forward F1rst is deploying text-based nudging to provide first generation college students and graduates with the information they need to succeed on the road to graduation and beyond. We partner with colleges and employers to serve the first generation students and graduates they support. Our text message tool is built not only to alert the first generation students and graduates we reach to key deadlines but also to help them grow as driven, self-motivated, and collaborative leaders.
We're closing the information gap to empower first generation college students to thrive on the road to graduation and beyond.

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