It's launch day at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, where SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket has been readying for takeoff, all set to carry the Dragon spacecraft, full of supplies and science experiments to the International Space Station. Read MoreMassChallenge opens MADE@ makerspace
There are many steps along the pathway to producing a successful and profitable gadget, and one of the biggest pitfalls is the actual building of the prototype. Even with a great idea and adequate funding, a startup can go under due to a less-than-successful initial product. Read MoreMass ReachMassChallenge partners with Startup Institute, Women’s iLab
MassChallenge launched another year of its accelerator program this morning with an event kicking off the annual opening of its application period. But this year, there was a different look to the proceedings. Read More
If you think that the interruptive advertisements at the beginning of YouTube videos are as far as the Google-owned video network can go in terms of online video advertising, you'd be mistaken. A local company has figured out a way to leverage the popularity of a growing number of young YouTube personalities that have large numbers of online followers.
Grapevine, a Boston-based YouTube native marketing startup, announced today that it has raised $1.1 million in funding. The company, which was awarded $50,000 as a MassChallenge Gold Award winner in the fall, connects YouTube stars with lifestyle, fashion, and beauty brands to advertise its products. Read MoreA New Day for MassChallengeMassChallenge taps Scott Bailey to lead its Boston office
When Scott Bailey first started working at the local startup accelerator MassChallenge in 2010, he was an unpaid intern just a year out of college. But on Thursday, after wearing multiple hats at the organization since its founding, Bailey will step into the role of managing director of MassChallenge’s Boston program. Read MoreMassChallenge ShakeupMassChallenge leaders Akhil Nigam, Karl Büttner resigning
In letters sent Monday afternoon to the MassChallenge community, Akhil Nigam, one of the founders of the MassChallenge startup accelerator, and Karl Büttner, MassChallenge's chief mentorship officer, announced they are stepping down from their roles at the organization. Read MoreMore GreenFreight Farms cultivates $3.7 million from Spark Capital
MassChallenge alum Voiceitt, a startup founded in Israel that uses voice recognition technology to help people with speech disabilities, has had its Talkitt product selected by Philips North America as this year's winner of the Innovation Fellows Competition. Read More
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