In the News

Reflecting on the Power of Community

Written by Jen Ayer, Marketing and Events Intern

As other interns have discussed during this week’s blog takeover, MassChallenge welcomed more than 50 students from around the world to support top startups this summer. All of us are currently studying different areas in college and most of us want to wind up in various fields after graduation, but when I reflect on this internship experience, I realize that regardless of our backgrounds, working with entrepreneurs has left a tremendous impact.

Why I Chose Boston and Startups Should Too

Written by Kit Tan, Operations Intern

It was a windy August day when I first set foot in Boston a year ago – I had just flown 24 hours in the delightfully cramped confines of a metal tube and only one thing was on my mind: food.

Understanding the Power of Mentorship

Written by Adrianna Fazio, Mentorship Intern

MassChallenge is unique for a myriad of reasons. From the non-profit structure to the exceptional staff members, MassChallenge is a constant standout in a highly competitive sector. At the forefront of this exceptional company? The mentorship program.

Startups and Corporates: Teammates, Not Rivals (Part 2)

Written by Tyler Jung, Partnership Events and Operations Intern

As we mentioned in part one, startups and corporates have a mutually beneficial relationship.

Startups and Corporates: Teammates, Not Rivals

Written by Teddy Wahle, Startup Analyst Intern

For a tiny startup, corporate America can often seem like the biggest obstacle to achieving a goal like "Changing the World!" It's easy to assume that Fortune 500 monoliths want one thing: to keep everything the same. However, MassChallenge recognizes that the supposed 'conflict' between industrial incumbents and their potential disruptors is myth.

In reality, corporates and startups are both fighting for the same vision: innovations for a better world.

Aligned Goals

Students Building a Better Startup Ecosystem

Written by Molly Busch, Research Intern

“Why does your internship seem so fun?”

I’ve answered this question a few times throughout the summer from my friends working at various companies. The question came in response to hearing about my daily stories from the office such as playing VR video games, eating pancakes made from a 3D printer, starring in a startup promotional video, attending events such as the #MCShowcase17 and PULSE Finale, and going on a scavenger hunt around the city of Boston with a team of startups in our cohort.

Interning with the Most Startup-Friendly Accelerator

This summer, MassChallenge welcomed 50+ interns to support our efforts in catalyzing a global startup renaissance! Across departments, each intern gained valuable professional experience, immersed themselves in the local innovation ecosystem, and lent a hand in helping the world’s most-promising startups launch, grow, and create impact.

… and they had a lot of fun along the way!

PULSE Application Anxiety  —  How To Survive the Road to Success

Filling our your PULSE@ MassChallenge application takes concentration, thought, and energy — with these tips, you’ll hopefully get a better idea of what’s to come.

For its inaugural 2017 program, PULSE@ MassChallenge received over 430 applications worldwide from some revolutionary digital healthcare startups. Every application had a story behind it and each story was different in the way it was written and the experiences it exhibited. 

A Day in the Life: Interning at PULSE@MassChallenge

Written by Doria Leibowitz, PULSE@ MassChallenge Social Media & Marketing Intern

Startup Showcase

Boston Innovation MythBusters

Written by Anant Agrawal, MassChallenge Marketing Intern