Entries by Kate Anderson

2019 MassVentures START Program

Up to $3 million in START funding available for MA SBIR Phase II companies Join the growing ranks of successful Massachusetts companies who are a part of the START program.  Full list here. The RFP will be posted 1/31/19 on the MassVentures website. Applications due 2/28/19. The START Stage I application is only a few pages long and is […]

MV-backed MachineMetrics Announces $11.3 Million Series A Funding Round

MachineMetrics, which equips factories with the digital tools needed to increase productivity and win more business, announced Tuesday it has raised $11.3 million in Series A financing.  Tola Capital led the round with participation from existing investors Hyperplane Venture Capital, Long River Ventures, MassVentures, Hub Angels and Firebolt Ventures. With the new funds, the company […]

MassVentures Welcomes Jason Allen

Jason Allen Joins MassVentures as Vice President   MassVentures is pleased to announce that Jason Allen has joined MassVentures as a Vice President.  In this role, Allen will source and execute new investment opportunities, manage investments in portfolio companies, and engage with the Massachusetts entrepreneurial and innovation community. “We are delighted that Jason Allen is […]

Robert Crowley

We are saddened to share that our friend & former president, Robert Crowley, passed away last week. Bob was an essential part of MassVentures, from its inception in 1978 as MDTC, until his retirement in 2011.  We honor and celebrate his lifetime of contributions to the Massachusetts business community. He will be greatly missed. Please […]

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $3.4 Million to START Companies in Massachusetts

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Colleen Arons (HED) – colleen.arons@mass.gov Kate Anderson (MassVentures) – kate@cwconsulting.co – Follow us on Twitter – Baker-Polito Administration Announces $3.4 Million to Spur Technology Development in Massachusetts MassVentures START Program, in partnership with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, awards grants to […]

Request for Proposals – MassVentures START Program Stage I Grants

Request for Proposals For MassVentures START (SBIR TARgeted Technologies) Program Stage I Grants February 1, 2018 MassVentures hereby invites all Massachusetts companies that meet the eligibility criteria set forth below to submit applications to its START program for Stage I grants. What is START? START is a program funded by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to assist […]

2018 MassVentures START program kick off!

The 2018 MassVentures START program: Up to $3 million in funding available for MA SBIR Phase II companies Join the growing ranks of successful Massachusetts companies who are a part of the START program.  Past winners include Ginkgo Bioworks, Clear Motion (Levant Power), Boston Engineering, and Artaic.  Full list here. The RFP will be posted February 1 on the MassVentures websiteand applications are due March 1. […]

MassVentures joins in $3 Million Round for Spiro Technologies

Please see Spiro’s press release below.   Spiro Technologies Raises $3M Investment Lead by Geekdom Fund for Proactive CRM powered by Artificial Intelligence Boston, MA, October 9, 2017 Spiro Technologies, the provider of the first Proactive CRM, announced today a $3 million Series Seed funding led by Geekdom Fund with participation by MassVentures, Hyperplane Venture […]