MV Accelerate provides educational programming, strategic direction, operational support and access to a network of experts to ensure innovative ideas have a greater chance of success. We establish long-term relationships with founders, aiding them on their journey from idea to startup to growth company.
About: MassVentures’ Commercialization Accelerator is the academy for tech entrepreneurs in Massachusetts. Our series of brief, no-cost courses share expert know-how in spinouts, IP, fundraising, culture, business model, go-to-market strategy, marketing, sales, and operations. Organized into 7 learning pathways, the Accelerator is free with registration.
Who's Eligible: Anyone interested in learning the skills needed to succeed as an entrepreneur.
About: MassVX curates talent matches between academic innovators and business development experts to expedite the translation of research to the market. We draw from our network of vetted entrepreneurial champions including CEOs, chairpersons, venture capital advisory board members and other professionals to find the best match for each founder’s unique needs and challenges.
Who's Eligible: Academic founders who have secured or applied for a patent, have secured proof-of-concept funding, and are ready to expedite their spinout with a MassVX Entrepreneurial Champion.
About: MV Accelerate coaches nascent ventures that are submitting SBIR and STTR (Small Business Technology Transfer) proposals so that they learn the best practices of proposal writing and execution. We offer strategy and alignment sessions, work plan and commercialization plan feedback/analysis, budget compliance analysis, and final review through one-on-one meetings.
Who's Eligible: Founders based in Massachusetts applying for grants with agencies including DOE, DOD, NSF, NIH, NASA, EPA and NIST.