MassVentures is pleased to announce that four out of the five Massachusetts companies who were presented with the prestigious Tibbetts Awards for 2016 from the United States Small Business Administration are MassVentures START program alumni. The four companies are: Ginkgo Bioworks (Boston), GVD (Cambridge), Physical Sciences, Inc. (Andover), and Triton Systems Inc. (Chelmsford). The Tibbetts […]
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The MassVentures START program is kicking off its 2017 program! Up to $3 million in funding is available for Massachusetts SBIR Phase II companies. Join the growing ranks of successful MA companies who are a part of the START program. Past winners include Clear Motion (Levant Power), Boston Engineering, and Artaic. Full list here. The […]
MassVentures START Report In 2012, MassVentures launched the SBIR Targeted Technologies program- START- to ensure growing Massachusetts-based companies would be able to commercialize technologies developed under SBIR and STTR contracts. Recognizing that innovation, invention, and disruption take time, the START program provides up to three additional years of funding for SBIR/STTR projects. In just five […]
Celebrating 5 Years of Success in SBIR “START” MassVentures is celebrating 5 years of success of its nationally award-winning START program. To celebrate, we are convening more than 250 members of the local innovation ecosystem who have played a vital role in awarding $12 million to 50 deserving SBIR projects resulting in $146 million in […]
Applause Closes $35 Million F Round Led by Credit Suisse and Accenture Funding expedites the company’s expansion of its Digital Experience (DX) testing, feedback and research solutions http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160914005288/en September 14, 2016 08:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Applause, the in-the-wild digital testing leader, announced it has raised $35 Million in a Series F financing round. […]
Barnstable startup on investors’ radar Remote Sensing Solutions wins second grant to bring technology to market By Lorelei Stevens, Cape Cod Times, 8/30/2016 BARNSTABLE VILLAGE — A local technology company has earned recognition and critical funding from MassVentures, a quasi-public venture capital firm that invests in Massachusetts startups with high growth potential to help them […]
Grant helps bring cutting-edge technology to market By Amanda Roberge, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, 9/4/2016 WEST BOYLSTON — Coventry Associates Inc. was one of the 17 Massachusetts companies to receive grant funding from the MassVentures START program, which recently announced more than $3 million in awards for a variety of cutting-edge concepts in order to […]
Nine local startups win MassVentures grants By Brenda J. Buote, The Boston Globe, 9/1/2016 MassVentures, which funds early-stage, high-growth Massachusetts startups, has announced the winners of its 2016 START program. Nine companies in the area were among this year’s winners: Physical Sciences Inc. in Andover; Triton Systems, Inc. in Chelmsford; MTPV Power Corp. in Medford; Visible Good […]
MassVentures Awards 2016 START Program Winners $3,000,000 to be awarded to 17 cutting edge Massachusetts companies MassVentures today announced the 2016 START (SBIR Targeted Technologies) program winners with $3,000,000 in grant funding to be awarded to 17 cutting edge Massachusetts companies. The grants will allow the companies, which had previously received SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) grants […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 8, 2016 CONTACT: Jerry Bird, 617-723-4920, firstname.lastname@example.org LYNN- MassVentures President Jerry Bird today offered testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Committee. Appearing before the Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce hearing on Commercializing on Innovation: Reauthorizing the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs, Bird urged […]
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