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Microsoft and MassChallenge Announce Bridge to MassChallenge Australia


Boston and Adelaide (April 20, 2016) - Today along with Christopher Pyne MP, Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science for the Australian government, Microsoft and MassChallenge announced that Bridge to MassChallenge is coming to Australia. Bridge to MassChallenge helps public and private...

Masschallenge Boston Opens Applications for 2016 Program


Announces New Accelerator Program in Mexico City

BOSTON (February 10, 2016) — MassChallenge, the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet, last night officially opened applications for its 2016 accelerator program in Boston with an event at Le Laboratoire in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Applications are also open for the new...

Applications Open for MassChallenge Switzerland with Up to CHF 1 Million in Awards


MassChallenge Alumni Inducted into Hall of Fame

Boston and Geneva (February 10th, 2016) - Today MassChallenge, the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet, officially launched in Switzerland and opened applications for its first cohort.

MassChallenge UK Appoints Kerry Ritz as Managing Director To Build on Successful Growth of London Startup Accelerator


LONDON (9 February, 2016) – MassChallenge UK, the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet, has today announced the appointment of Kerry Ritz as Managing Director for its accelerator programme in London as it continues to grow from strength-to-strength.

MassChallenge Launches Newest Global Accelerator in Israel with Goal to Support 100 Startups in First Two Years


Jerusalem-based, no-equity accelerator to award up to 1,000,000 NIS in Cash Prizes to Top Startups

BOSTON AND JERUSALEM (January 25, 2016) — MassChallenge, the world’s most startup-friendly accelerator, today officially launched its new accelerator in Israel with a goal to support 100 startups in its first two years. MassChallenge Israel also announced that it will award up to...

MassChallenge Expands Global Accelerator Network into Switzerland


No-Equity Accelerator to Launch in 2016

BOSTON, GENEVA (December 13, 2015)  – MassChallenge, the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet, today announced the expansion of its global accelerator network to Switzerland and detailed plans to launch a MassChallenge accelerator there in 2016. The accelerator will...

MassChallenge Boston Celebrates Highest-Impact Startups from 2015


Awards $1.5M in No-Equity Grants

BOSTON, October 28, 2015: Tonight, MassChallenge, the no-equity startup accelerator, announced the winners of the MassChallenge Boston 2015 accelerator program, awarding $1.5 million in non-dilutive grants to 16 startups.

MassChallenge Expands Global Accelerator Network into Jerusalem


No-Equity Accelerator to Launch in 2016

Click here for the release in Hebrew   BOSTON, JERUSALEM (October 28, 2015)  – MassChallenge today announced the expansion of its global accelerator network to Jerusalem, and detailed plans to launch a MassChallenge accelerator there in 2016. The accelerator will combine...

MassChallenge UK Celebrates Highest-Impact Startups from 2015


Awards £500,000 in No-Equity Grants

LONDON, October 22, 2015: Tonight, MassChallenge, the no-equity startup accelerator, announced the winners of the MassChallenge UK 2015 accelerator programme, awarding £500,000 in no equity, no strings attached grants to 14 startups.

MassChallenge Boston Announces Top 26 Startups Competing for $1.5 Million in Cash Awards


835 MassChallenge Alumni Have Raised Over $1.1 Billion

BOSTON, October 14, 2015 : Today, MassChallenge Boston announced the top 26 startups from its 2015 Boston startup accelerator cohort. The 26 will pitch to a final judging panel to determine which startups will share $1 million in equity-free cash to be awarded directly by MassChallenge, and...

MassChallenge UK Announces Top 26 Startups Competing for £500,000 in Cash Awards


835 MassChallenge Alumni Have Raised Over $1.1 Billion USD

LONDON, October 14, 2015: Today, MassChallenge announced the top 26 startups from its 2015 UK startup accelerator cohort. The 26 will pitch to a final judging panel to determine which startups will share £500,000 in equity-free cash to be awarded directly by MassChallenge UK. Winning...

MassChallenge da el siguiente paso hacia el establecimiento del programa de aceleración para nuevas empresas con ubicación en México


Asegura la financiación y las asociaciones para preparar el lanzamiento en 2016

MEXICO CITY, Boston and London (October 8, 2015): As part of its plans for continued global expansion, MassChallenge today announced that it has proceeded to the next stage for the establishment of a program of large-scale acceleration in Mexico. Funding for this new stage will be...

MassChallenge Takes Next Step Toward Establishing New Startup Accelerator Program Location in Mexico


Secures Funding and Partnerships to Prepare for Launch in 2016

MEXICO CITY, BOSTON and LONDON (October 8, 2015) - As part of its plans for continued global expansion, today MassChallenge announced it has proceeded to the next phase of establishing a full-scale startup accelerator program in Mexico. Funding for this new phase will be provided by INADEM,...

MassChallenge Appoints Former Microsoft UK’s Startup Lead Diane Perlman as New Global Chief Marketing Officer


LONDON AND BOSTON (14 September, 2015) - MassChallenge has today announced the appointment of its new global Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Diane Perlman, to complement its global expansion plans. The CMO position is a new role in the organisation and Perlman will also sit on the MassChallenge...

MassChallenge Announces Global Board of Advisors


Entrepreneurial Experts to Bolster International Expansion

BOSTON and LONDON (July 9, 2015) - A global board of advisors has joined MassChallenge to support future international expansion plans. The board consists of well-known entrepreneurial experts, many of whom have already been active advisors to the MassChallenge programs in Boston, the United...
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