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The Startup Diversity Dilemma


The elephant in the industry

The New Face of Startup/Corporate Innovation

Our research shows, quite clearly, that corporations have begun to think and act like startups. Sounds like an oxymoron, except it’s true. Rather quietly, many companies have built innovation teams that focus on:

  • Developing proactive collaborations with the startup community – with a focus on flexible, informal, and agile partnerships.

How Corporations are Working with MassChallenge to Drive Their Innovation Agendas

MassChallenge was established in 2009, at the depths of the recession and a time when corporations were still reeling from the 2008 economic crisis, much less exploring new ideas. However, we knew that corporations needed to work with startups in more collaborative and innovative ways than had been standard practice, and to support the ecosystem as a whole in order to survive.

A Welcome to our 2016 Boston Startup Finalists

Some of you have traveled from across the country or farther, but you’ve all arrived in Boston in one piece. So far, it sounds like you all are pretty pumped:

The New Healthcare Revolution

Unless you work in the health industry, you probably have a vague sense of what digital health means. Robot doctors? Not quite. If you’re thinking of Apple Watch, then you’re on the right track.


A Day in the Life of a Disruptor

We learned a lot about how disruptive technologies are playing a growing role in our industry. In order to continue to innovate and develop leaders who not only have an eye for disruption but who can also implement those disruptors internally, will be increasingly more valuable to General Mills business.
What does disruptive technology mean to you?

The MassChallenge Summer Reading List

Our Finalists share some books that have helped them on their entrepreneurial journey. The result? Some great summer reads ideas for you!