Entries by Kate Anderson

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 […]

2017 START Winners – MassVentures announces $3.4 million for 20 companies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 25, 2017 CONTACT: Kate Anderson (617) 773-4842, kate@cwconsulting.co MassVentures Announces $3.4 million in 2017 START Program Funding Partnership with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center expands awards to additional cutting-edge Massachusetts companies Boston – MassVentures today announced the 2017 START (SBIR Targeted Technologies) program winners. Each START winner will receive a grant to help […]

5/18/17 Inaugural MassVentures $5K Business Pitch Competition & Community Forum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE; May 16, 2017 CONTACT: Kate Anderson, kate@cwconsulting.co//617.773.4842 Inaugural MassVentures $5K Business Pitch Competition & Community Forum  MassVentures and the UMass Lowell Office of Entrepreneurship & Economic Development will host a gathering of entrepreneurs, business leaders, faculty, students and other members of the innovation ecosystem from across the Merrimack Valley The event begins with the Technology […]

5/18 Inaugural MV $5K Business Pitch Competition & Community Forum

Please join MassVentures and the UMass Lowell Office of Entrepreneurship & Economic Development for a gathering of entrepreneurs, business leaders, faculty, students and other members of the innovation ecosystem from across the Merrimack Valley. Inaugural MV $5K Business Pitch Competition & Community Forum Thursday May 18, 2017 10:00 am – 1:30 pm The UMass Lowell Innovation Hub […]