MassChallenge

Type: Organization
Name: MassChallenge
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

MassChallenge startups have raised $706M in funding, created 4,800 jobs

The 617 startups that have participated in five annual classes of Boston-based accelerator program MassChallenge have collectively raised $706 million in funding and created 4,800 jobs.That's according to a new report released by MassChallenge on Thursday ... [Published Boston Business Journal - 23 hours ago]
Entities: MassChallenge, Startup
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Morning LinkFest: Twitter's Big Crashlytics Unveil, Ex-Google CEO at MassChallenge Awards

Here are my picks for the latest top local tech stories.1. Twitter’s mobile app development platform, Fabric, debuted on Wednesday and relies heavily on Twitter’s acquisition of Cambridge’s Crashlytics . The original crash analytics offered by the startup—as ... [Published Bostinno - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Post-MassChallenge, Healthtech Startup ConsortiEX Growing in WI

Consolidation is the name of the game these days in the healthcare industry, as hospitals, clinics, and private physician groups across the country are increasingly teaming up.While healthcare officials and critics of such mergers and acquisitions might ... [Published Xconomy - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Startup’s software helps protect workers from emails sent by imposters

Boston University, Target and the New York Times in the past year all have been victims of targeted “phishing” attacks, in which hackers posing as employees’ contacts have gotten them to open emails and unwittingly share their credentials or infect their ... [Published Boston Herald - Oct 19 2014]
Entities: Hacker, Startup, Fake, Workers
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Hundreds turn out to honor this year's 40-Under-40 -- here are profiles of the honorees

Hundreds turned out at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Boston last night to recognize this year's class of Boston Business Journal 40-Under-40 honorees. In case you weren't there, here's a list of the honorees. Click on any name for a profile of the p ... [Published Boston Business Journal - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

40 Under 40: Akhil Nigam of MassChallenge

Akhil Nigam was working as a consultant at Boston-based global management consulting firm Bain & Co. during the financial crisis in 2008 when he and fellow colleague John Harthorne started thinking about ways to add value to the world. When it came to ... [Published Boston Business Journal - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Boston Tech Tidbits: Digital Guardian, MassChallenge, Nara, Quantopian

Lots going on in the Boston tech startup scene this week:—Accelerator program MassChallenge announced its top 26 startups that are competing for prize money. The awards ceremony is Oct. 29, and Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is keynoting.—Nara Logics has raised ... [Published Xconomy - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 4 reports

EverTrue scores $8 mln Series B

Boston-based EverTrue , a social donor management platform, has closed $8 million in Series B funding. Bain Capital Ventures led the round with participation from Silicon Valley Bank . PRESS RELEASE BOSTON, MA—October 15, 2014—EverTrue (www.evertrue.com), ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 5 reports

video•BBJ Report: MassChallenge

The popular Massachusetts start-up business program has named its finalists.According to the Boston Business Journal, MassChallenge unveiled 26 finalists from its "most competitive class ever."BBJ reporter Sara Castellanos said many companies have come ... [Published NECN.com - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 4 reports

Lyon French Tech: Agreement Between Lyon and MassChallenge

Innovation and entrepreneurship: the focus of Lyon / Boston cooperation. ... [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Uber CEO to speak at MassChallenge awards ceremony this month

Travis Kalanick, CEO of San Francisco-based ride-sharing service Uber Technologies, will be the keynote speaker at the startup awards ceremony hosted by Boston-based startup accelerator program MassChallenge at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center ... [Published Boston Business Journal - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Accelerator teams with French city

Boston startup accelerator and competition host MassChallenge will sign a memorandum of understanding today to forge ties with the city of Lyon, France, home to an international biotechnology cluster and Europe’s top center for vaccine production.“It’s ... [Published Boston Herald - Oct 08 2014]

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Pham will moderate the panel "Series A Investing: How to Meet VCs, Pitch Them, and What They Are Looking For!" The panel includes a number of venture capitalists who will share best practices and tips for companies raising a Series A including how to prepare and...
...reneurship, Nigam and Harthorne both agreed on some major tenets: "Entrepreneurs are the biggest value creators in society," Nigam said in an email. "We as a society should be doing everything to help these entrepreneurs win." And…
...return on our investment to our customers," said EverTrue Founder and CEO Brent Grinna (photographed below) in a phone interview with BostInno. "But we need to operationalize our ability to do that very well every single time."
"The continued backing of Bain Capital Ventures is validation for our vision for social donor management" said Brent Grinna

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MassChallenge startups have raised $706M in fun... [Published Boston Business Journal - 23 hours ago]
Google’s Eric Schmidt will keynote MassChalleng... [Published Boston Globe - 23 hours ago]
Morning LinkFest: Twitter's Big Crashlytics Unv... [Published Bostinno - Oct 23 2014]
How to grow ample food as water, farmland dwindle [Published Israel 21c - Oct 22 2014]
How to Work at a Startup: Top 5 Tips in Transit... [Published International Business Times UK - Oct 21 2014]
Technology Meets the Real Estate World in Disru... [Published Prlog - Oct 21 2014]
PCCW Global acquires Crypteia Networks to addre... [Published Telecom Reseller - Oct 20 2014]
Post-MassChallenge, Healthtech Startup Consorti... [Published Xconomy - Oct 20 2014]
Startup’s software helps protect workers from e... [Published Boston Herald - Oct 19 2014]
Greenberg Traurig Patent Attorney Chinh H. Pham... [Published Noodls - Oct 17 2014]
Hundreds turn out to honor this year's 40-Under... [Published Boston Business Journal - Oct 17 2014]
40 Under 40: Akhil Nigam of MassChallenge [Published Boston Business Journal - Oct 17 2014]
Boston Tech Tidbits: Digital Guardian, MassChal... [Published Xconomy - Oct 16 2014]
EverTrue scores $8 mln Series B [Published PE Hub Blog - Oct 15 2014]
EverTrue Expands, Raises $8M More for Alumni Do... [Published Xconomy - Oct 15 2014]
EverTrue Raises $8M Series B to Expand its Soci... [Published Bostinno - Oct 15 2014]
EverTrue Secures $8 Million in Series B Funding... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Oct 15 2014]
EverTrue Secures $8 Million in Series B Funding... [Published Town Hall - Oct 15 2014]
video•BBJ Report: MassChallenge [Published NECN.com - Oct 15 2014]
MassChallenge reveals 26 start-ups competing fo... [Published Boston Herald - Oct 14 2014]
BostInno Beat - MC's Final 26, Google Scooped, ... [Published Bostinno - Oct 14 2014]
MassChallenge Unveils the Top 26 Startups of it... [Published Bostinno - Oct 14 2014]
MassChallenge unveils 26 finalists from 'most c... [Published Boston Business Journal - Oct 14 2014]
MassChallenge unveils 26 finalists from 'most c... [Published Vision Monday - Oct 14 2014]
Trickle-Up Government [Published U-Wire.com - Oct 13 2014]
Wayfair and Hubspot IPOs Could Be Just The Begi... [Published TechCrunch - Oct 13 2014]
LiquiGlide sliding fast out of MIT into success [Published Boston Globe - Oct 13 2014]
video•Looly's Offers "Socially Responsible" Foo... [Published NECN.com - Oct 11 2014]
10 of the hottest startup locations [Published Business Destinations - Oct 10 2014]
Uber CEO to speak at MassChallenge awards cerem... [Published Boston Business Journal - Oct 09 2014]
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EverTrue scores $8 mln Series B [Published PE Hub Blog - Oct 15 2014]
Boston-based EverTrue , a social donor management platform, has closed $8 million in Series B funding. Bain Capital Ventures led the round with participation from Silicon Valley Bank . PRESS RELEASE BOSTON, MA—October 15, 2014—EverTrue (www.evertrue.com), ...
Lyon French Tech: Agreement Between Lyon and Ma... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Oct 09 2014]
To Mark His Official Visit to North America, Gerard Collomb, Senator-Mayor of Lyon and President of the Greater Lyon, Today Signed a MOU With John Harthorn, CEO of MassChallenge to Ignite Cooperation Between Lyon French Tech and MassChallenge ...
Hacking for good [Published MIT News feed - Sep 17 2014]
Hacking is often done with malicious intent. But the two MIT alumni who co-founded fast-growing startup Tinfoil Security have shown that hacking can be put to good use: improving security.   Through Tinfoil, Michael Borohovski ’09 and Ainsley Braun ...
Solving the world’s plastic problem [Published MIT News feed - Jun 20 2014]
Plastic is becoming a major problem worldwide: In 2012, the United States alone produced roughly 32 million tons of plastic waste, while only recycling about 9 percent of its plastic, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. This is because ...
Babson Entrepreneurs Join 2014 MassChallenge Ac... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Jun 09 2014]
WELLESLEY, Mass., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six Babson startups were among the 128 global finalists chosen to advance to the MassChallenge 2014 Accelerator Program.This year's class was selected from more than 1,600 applicants, making it ...
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MassChallenge to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market O... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 26 2014]
GiantOtter receives NSF small business R&D gran... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 10 2014]
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