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5 reasons you don’t want to miss MassChallenge Boston’s 2015 Startup Showcase

1. This is the first major opportunity open to the public to meet all 128 of MassChallenge’s 2015 finalists.

If you’re an entrepreneur, an investor, or just enthusiastic about innovation, join us on Wednesday, July 29th to get an inside look at the tremendous value being generated by these companies. Throughout the evening, you’ll have the opportunity to experience their new developments firsthand in an open-floor exposition.

Sponsor Profile: Biscay Government

The resources that MassChallenge provides, such as mentorship and access to a global network, will allow us to strengthen our efforts in retaining and attracting top talent in the region. Furthermore, connecting our entrepreneurs with MassChallenge will enable us to solidify our presence as a leader in the manufacturing, bio-health, gaming, and Internet industries.

Finalist Interview Series: Splitzee

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Jules Pieri’s One Rule for Making Big Decisions

MassChallenge recently gave a warm welcome to this year’s 128 finalists as they settled in to their new office space at 21 Drydock Avenue. To kick off the 4-month accelerator program, the startups participated in several structured days of “Boot Camp,” a series of intensive training sessions and talks intended to help the startups maximize the opportunities they will have throughout the coming months.

Finalist Interview Series: LearnLux

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On Diversity at MassChallenge

We’ve been dedicated to increasing transparency with our data in order to solicit feedback -- both positive and negative -- from our community so we can do all that we can be the best at what we do.

MC Boston 2015 Boot Camp: Day One

Day One's program consisted of:
  • A welcome by MassChallenge Boston Managing Director, Scott Bailey
  • An insightful look into the realities of founding a company and building community, mission, and vision with Startup Institute's CEO, Diane Hessan 
  • An Alumni Panel where MCAlum shared their experiences building a startup with MassChallenge and beyond
  • An intense sales lecture and pitch competition from the legendary Ken Morse! 

Here's a more in-depth recap in tweets: 

 

Finalist Interview Series: Resilient Coders

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At Resilient Coders, we get in front of young people from Boston’s traditionally underserved communities, and we teach them to code. We source our hackers through our partnerships with schools, community organizations, and corrections institutions. We bring them together with our network of mentors, to pop open our laptops and code together. And we make paid opportunities available to our higher-performing young people, through our web development shop, Resilient Lab.
 

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