I  MassChallenge

http://www.masschallenge.org





     Office Locations:

21 Drydock Avenue, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02210
Phone: 888-782-7820

 

Stages:

  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    MassChallenge is a global startup competition to accelerate the launch and success of high-growth, high-impact new businesses. Anyone can enter, with any idea, from anywhere in the world. Physical activities will take place in Massachusetts where innovation resources are most concentrated. MassChallenge is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) leveraging both public and private funding. The benefits for startups include a four month program, free office space, and $1M in cash rewards. The 111 startups supported in the 2010 accelerator raised over $100M in outside funding and created 500 new jobs in under 12 months. The group accelerated another 125 startups in 2012. In aggregate 835 MassChallenge startups have raised $1.1B+ in funding, generated $520M+ in revenue & created 6,500+ jobs.



    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
    Get the complete investment team + individual email addresses for investment team partners. Get personal images, LinkedIn links, investment specialties, office locations and more with a National Database subscription.
    Akhil Nigam Founder and President
    Desmond Pieri Chief Operating Officer
    Joanna Meiseles Senior Director
    John Harthorne Founder and Chief Executive Officer
    Karl Buttner Chief Mentorship Officer

     

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