MassChallenge is leading the evolution of our global innovation economy, taking the highest-potential startups and transforming them into high-impact companies. Since our founding in Boston during the height of the recession, we have expanded into a multinational network of accelerators, becoming a driving force at the forefront of a global innovation revolution.
Proudly a non-equity accelerator, MassChallenge is supported by sponsors and volunteer mentors motivated to give back to innovators that are inspiring effectual change. Our evidence-based, industry-agnostic curriculum evolves early-stage startups into burgeoning businesses that are solving some of the world’s most massive problems. We don’t just pick winners—we nurture our promising entrepreneurs into industry leaders, supplying them with the tools to take on the challenges of our ever-changing economic landscape.
Our exponential growth speaks to the power we have to define the future of our global ecosystem. We are cultivating a prosperous future for our innovators and, in turn, the world at large.
We are MassChallenge, and we’re just getting started.
Everyone has the power to define their future, but few have the opportunity. MassChallenge empowers innovators to maximize their impact on the world. We are lowering the barriers to starting a business, giving our budding entrepreneurs the knowledge and resources to inspire a vibrant innovation economy.
MassChallenge is an equal-opportunity empowerment ecosystem. We catapult high-impact ideas through the startup stratosphere, regardless of socioeconomic standing. We select those ventures with the highest potential for widespread impact and success, and have carefully tailored our selection process to negate the biases that come with “class” qualifiers. By making MassChallenge’s economic opportunities accessible to all, we are generating an inclusive global economy in which individuals from any and all stations in life are emboldened not only to dream, but to act.
We’re ready to take your big idea to the next level. Are you?
Where Ideas Reach Critical Mass
If it is humanly possible, MassChallenge will get it done. We transform big ideas into globally-impactful ventures and empower entrepreneurs to maximize their impact on the world.
We lower the barriers to starting a business, giving our entrepreneurs the tools they need to take on the challenges of our ever-evolving economic landscape. Our mentors and partners form a community our innovators can draw support from far beyond our accelerators’ walls, giving them a leading edge in the pursuit of innovative greatness.
MassChallenge develops our greatest minds into the global industry leaders of tomorrow, creating a collective of innovators that enact effectual change. We catapult high-impact ideas through the startup stratosphere, bringing our innovation economy to its critical mass—and beyond.
Join us as we ignite a chain reaction.
Transforming our Innovation Economy
Entrepreneurs have big ideas, and with every big idea come obstacles that stand in the way of success. MassChallenge is transforming our innovation economy, leading the charge to create new opportunities to solve our world’s most critical problems.
MassChallenge empowers entrepreneurs to maximize their impact on the world, developing them into tomorrow’s bold new leaders. We are lowering the barriers to starting a business, giving our participants the knowledge and resources to inspire a thriving innovation economy. Our mentors and partners prepare our entrepreneurs to conquer the challenges of our ever-evolving economic landscape and support our budding innovators far beyond our accelerators’ walls.
Join us as we define the future of our innovation economy.