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Teaming with Cisco for Startup Incubation

CiscoEIR@MassChallenge, a joint incubation program of MassChallenge and Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence (CiscoEIR), will combine the global reach and support of Cisco with the successful incubation model of MassChallenge. CiscoEIR@MassChallenge will help recognize and support early-stage entrepreneurs in the Boston area focusing on the Internet of Everything and other transformational opportunities strategic to Cisco.

Why YOU DON’T Want to Miss the 1st Annual MassChallenge Startup Golf Tournament

All twosomes have the opportunity to be paired with a MassChallenge startup and all proceeds from the event will benefit the $1 Million in annual prize money awarded to the MC finalists. The tournament is jam-packed with a variety of prizes for the winners and golfers will also be awarded for both longest drive and closest to pin!

New strides for female entrepreneurs

This week, MassChallenge proudly announced that 39% of startups participating in MassChallenge Boston and MassChallenge UK have at least one female founder. By industry standards, this number is exceptionally high – according to the latest reports on the industry as a whole, in 2014 only 18% of all U.S.

Here's What We've Been Reading

“Tomorrow’s Advance Man” by Tad Friend - The New Yorker

Why we read it: This is a long but extremely detailed glimpse into the mind of one of Silicon Valley’s most intriguing investors--Marc Andreesen--and his venture capital firm Andreesen-Horowitz, better known as a16z. Andreesen is a mad-scientist with a clairvoyant ability to unearth the next big thing.