2015 START applications closed

Thank you to all that submitted for the 2015 START program.  Applications are now closed.  We received a terrific response and look forward to reviewing all applications.

This year (2015), the fourth year of the START program, MassVentures intends to:

  • award ten (10) new “Stage I” grants of $100,000 each,
  • award five (5) new “Stage II” grants of $200,000 each to the most promising “Stage I” winners from last year and
  • invest up to $500,000 of seed capital in a “Stage III” commercial spinout (or other commercial arrangement intended to provide a return on investment to MassVentures) from the most successful Stage II companies.

Companies that have submitted for 2015 will receive invitations to present no later than May 7, 2015.  For more details, please click here.