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MassChallenge MassChallenge is a startup accelerator that helps entrepreneurs with no strings attached. 128 startups. Any Industry. Mentors. $1.5+ million in grants. No equity.

Accelerator / Incubator

OVERVIEW

Description

MassChallenge is a startup accelerator that helps entrepreneurs with no strings attached.

Accelerator benefits include:
4-month accelerator program. World-class mentorship, free office space, access to funding, media & more; $1M+ in cash awards. $10M+ in-kind support; Open to all. Any entrepreneur can enter with any early-stage startup, from anywhere in the world, in any industry; No equity taken. No restrictions applied.

Quick Stats:
617 startups; $706M in funding raised; $404M in revenue generated; 4800+ jobs created

PROGRAM DETAILS AND REQUIREMENTS

Program Details

- 4-month accelerator program. World-class mentorship, free office space, access to funding, media & more
- $1M+ in cash awards. $10M+ in-kind support
- Open to all. Any entrepreneur can apply with any early-stage startup, from anywhere in the world, in any industry
- No equity taken. No restrictions applied

The 489 alumni startups have raised over $550M in funding, generated $350M in revenue & created 4,000 jobs

For more Information

masschallenge.org/accelerator

SUPPORTING VENTURES IN THESE SECTORS

  • Agriculture
  • Arts, Culture, Handicrafts
  • Civic Participation
  • Clean and Green Technology
  • Communications / Media / ICT
  • Disabilities
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Distribution / Supply Chain
  • Education
  • Employment, Livelihood, Income Generation
  • Energy
  • Enterprise Development, SME
  • Environment, Climate Change
  • Fair Trade, Organic Products
  • Financial Serv./Inclusion, Microfinance
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Health
  • Housing, Shelter, Homelessness
  • Mobile
  • Natural Resources / Conservation
  • Other
  • Peace and Security
  • Sanitation, Waste Management
  • Tech
  • Training, Technical Assistance Services
  • Water
  • Web, SaaS, Online Tech
  • Women, Girls

supporting ventures in these regions

  • Central Asia
  • Europe
  • Global
  • India
  • Latin America
  • Middle East / North Africa
  • Oceania
  • Southeast Asia
  • Subsaharan Africa
  • US, Canada

TYPES OF COMPANIES ACCEPTED

  • For Profit
  • Non-Profit
  • Hybrid
  • Other

accepting applications or entries

ACCEPTED:

February 11, 2015 - April 01, 2015

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Director of Marketing @MassChallenge | @BowdoinCollege alum | big fan of startups, Boston, baseball & snacks

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