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Investments

1752

Portfolio Exits

82

Funds

1

Partners & Customers

10

About MassChallenge

MassChallenge is a startup accelerator and supports high-­impact, early­-stage entrepreneurs with no strings attached. Over $1 million in cash prizes is awarded annually to winning startups, with zero equity taken. Additional benefits for startups include world-­class mentorship and training, free office space, access to funding, legal advice, media attention, and over $10 million of in-­kind support. MassChallenge is a 501(c)3 nonprofit. All proceeds support the startups via the accelerator program. MassChallenge does not take equity or place any restrictions on participating startups.

MassChallenge Headquarter Location

21 Drydock Avenue 6th Floor

Boston, Massachusetts, 02210,

United States

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5 Minutes With ... Cait Brumme, CEO of MassChallenge

Jun 10, 2022

Cait Brumme was recently officially named chief executive of the state's largest startup accelerator. The Business Journal's Lucia Maffei chatted with her about Boston's next hot tech areas and Brumme's hypothetical, ideal role in a startup.

MassChallenge Investments

1,752 Investments

MassChallenge has made 1,752 investments. Their latest investment was in Floreo as part of their Biz Plan Competition - II on August 8, 2021.

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MassChallenge Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

8/25/2021

Biz Plan Competition - II

Floreo

Yes

1

7/20/2021

Incubator/Accelerator

Endeavor Composites

Yes

1

7/8/2021

Incubator/Accelerator - II

Ronawk

Yes

1

7/2/2021

Incubator/Accelerator

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10

7/2/2021

Incubator/Accelerator

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10

Date

8/25/2021

7/20/2021

7/8/2021

7/2/2021

7/2/2021

Round

Biz Plan Competition - II

Incubator/Accelerator

Incubator/Accelerator - II

Incubator/Accelerator

Incubator/Accelerator

Company

Floreo

Endeavor Composites

Ronawk

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Amount

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

1

1

10

10

MassChallenge Portfolio Exits

82 Portfolio Exits

MassChallenge has 82 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was VocalID on June 16, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

6/16/2022

Acquired

1

6/6/2022

Acquired

1

5/25/2022

Acquired

2

4/5/2022

Acquired

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10

4/1/2022

Acq - Fin

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10

Date

6/16/2022

6/6/2022

5/25/2022

4/5/2022

4/1/2022

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acq - Fin

Companies

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Acquirer

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Sources

1

1

2

10

10

MassChallenge Acquisitions

1 Acquisition

MassChallenge acquired 1 company. Their latest acquisition was Start Tank on April 08, 2015.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

4/8/2015

$99M

Acquired

1

Date

4/8/2015

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation

$99M

Total Funding

Note

Acquired

Sources

1

MassChallenge Fund History

1 Fund History

MassChallenge has 1 fund, including Massachusetts Innovation Catalyst Fund.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

6/16/2016

Massachusetts Innovation Catalyst Fund

$25.8M

1

Closing Date

6/16/2016

Fund

Massachusetts Innovation Catalyst Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

$25.8M

Sources

1

MassChallenge Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

MassChallenge has 10 strategic partners and customers. MassChallenge recently partnered with Enterra Solutions on March 3, 2022.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

3/30/2022

Partner

United States

MassChallenge Switzerland Announces Partnership With Enterra Solutions

RENENS , Switzerland -- -- MassChallenge Switzerland , part of MassChallenge 's global network of innovators , is happy to announce its partnership with Enterra Solutions , the leading cognitive computing company pioneering Autonomous Decision Science ™ , the next wave of analytical innovation beyond data science .

2

7/27/2021

Vendor

United States

Winstead Renews Partnership with MassChallenge MassChallenge

HOUSTON , July 27 , 2021 - Winstead PC , a leading national law firm , has renewed its partnership with MassChallenge , the global network for innovators , to help accelerate high-growth businesses and startups in Texas .

1

5/11/2021

Partner

United States

Endeavour Announces Strategic Partnership with MassChallenge — ENDEAVOUR

LOS ANGELES , May 11 2021 / PRNewswire / -- ENDEAVOUR , a leading Department of Defense of Accounts Receivable Funding for National Security and Space government contractors , has formed a strategic partnership with MassChallenge , the highly - regarded non-profit , zero-equity accelerator network dedicated to supporting innovation and entrepreneurship through collaboration and development .

1

4/7/2021

Partner

United States

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10

4/6/2021

Partner

United States

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10

Date

3/30/2022

7/27/2021

5/11/2021

4/7/2021

4/6/2021

Type

Partner

Vendor

Partner

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

Country

United States

United States

United States

United States

United States

News Snippet

MassChallenge Switzerland Announces Partnership With Enterra Solutions

RENENS , Switzerland -- -- MassChallenge Switzerland , part of MassChallenge 's global network of innovators , is happy to announce its partnership with Enterra Solutions , the leading cognitive computing company pioneering Autonomous Decision Science ™ , the next wave of analytical innovation beyond data science .

Winstead Renews Partnership with MassChallenge MassChallenge

HOUSTON , July 27 , 2021 - Winstead PC , a leading national law firm , has renewed its partnership with MassChallenge , the global network for innovators , to help accelerate high-growth businesses and startups in Texas .

Endeavour Announces Strategic Partnership with MassChallenge — ENDEAVOUR

LOS ANGELES , May 11 2021 / PRNewswire / -- ENDEAVOUR , a leading Department of Defense of Accounts Receivable Funding for National Security and Space government contractors , has formed a strategic partnership with MassChallenge , the highly - regarded non-profit , zero-equity accelerator network dedicated to supporting innovation and entrepreneurship through collaboration and development .

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MassChallenge Team

9 Team Members

MassChallenge has 9 team members, including current Founder, President, Chief Financial Officer, Akhil Nigam.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

David Constantine

Founder

Current

Akhil Nigam

Founder, President, Chief Financial Officer

Current

Aline Oliveira Pezente

Founder

Current

Peter Stähli

Founder

Current

Caitlin Reimers Brumme

Harvard Business School

Chief Executive Officer

Current

Name

David Constantine

Akhil Nigam

Aline Oliveira Pezente

Peter Stähli

Caitlin Reimers Brumme

Work History

Harvard Business School

Title

Founder

Founder, President, Chief Financial Officer

Founder

Founder

Chief Executive Officer

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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