Selling Entropy & Startup Fever

"We use random numbers every day though we don’t always realize it". Jongwon “JP” Park, a MassChallenge Boston 2016 Diamond Award winner, discusses entropy, chaos, disorder, and randomness.

How Top Startups Will be Leveraging our 2017 Accelerator to Make a Difference

After months of preparing, refining their applications, perfecting pitches, and waiting to hear back on their acceptance, 128 finalist startups are ready to enter the 2017 MassChallenge Boston Accelerator program. These startups, representing just 8% of over 1,500 companies that applied, represent the highest-potential ideas in the world.

In four months, what do entrepreneurs in the incoming cohort hope to get out of our accelerator program? We asked some of our incoming Finalists, what are you most excited about accomplishing this summer? 

Gik Live!: the startup disrupting the world of wine

Startup viewpoint: Second time's the charm

Taig Mac Carthy from Gik Live! - the startup disrupting the wine industry - shares his viewpoint on why a major setback doesn't necessarily mean instant failure.

Pitch Perfect: Tips For Getting Judges To Love Your Startup

In order to be accepted into an accelerator, get funding, or even attract top talent, you need to know how to present yourself and your company.

Jennifer from Gaszen

MassChallenge Opens Applications for 2017 Mexico Accelerator

Selected startups have opportunity to win $2 million pesos in zero-equity prizes

Mexico City, April 26, 2017 - MassChallenge, the most startup friendly accelerator on the planet, today opened applications for its 2017 class of high-impact startups in Mexico. The application deadline is May 30, 2017.

PULSE@MassChallenge Awards Scholarships

Entrepreneurs create impact in healthcare with support from Microsoft

BOSTON, April 4 – MassChallenge, the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet, today announced the recipients of its first-ever PULSE@MassChallenge scholarship program, which awarded $50,000 through generous support from Microsoft Corp. Each of the 10 companies selected received $5,000 to support their travel and pilot program expenses throughout the six-month PULSE @MassChallenge program.

Top tips to build a standout MassChallenge application

The idea of participating in MassChallenge as a startup finalist is truly enticing one. What budding entrepreneur building a company wouldn't want access to free office space, over 800 mentors, a curriculum built for their needs, and a chance to win part of a $1.5 million cash grant -- all with no equity taken? That dream is only an application application that is also submitted by over 1,500 other startup companies looking to realize that same dream.

MassChallenge Opens 2017 Applications for High-Impact Startups

Applications open for Boston, Israel and Switzerland locations until March 28

BOSTON, FEBRUARY 8, 2017 - MassChallenge™, the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet, today opened applications for its 2017 class of high-impact startups. MassChallenge Boston, Israel, and Switzerland are now accepting applications for early-stage startups across all industries, from anywhere around the world. The application deadline is March 28, 2017.