MassVentures is Supporting the Massachusetts Recovery Plan

"To ensure we continue to lead in this space, $62 million in existing capital funding through the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, and MassVentures is available to support recovery and growth." BOSTON — Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced a $774 million comprehensive plan to stabilize and grow …

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Funding for Energy Efficiency, Clean Energy Innovation

BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $1.6 million in funding for 12 energy efficiency and clean energy startup companies and researchers, including five awards focused on advancing innovation in the Commonwealth’s nation-leading energy efficiency sector. The funding, which comes from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) Catalyst, InnovateMass, and …

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2020 START Winners

MassVentures is pleased to announce the winners of $3.1 million in SBIR Targeted Technologies (START) grants: Imperia Batteries, Inc. (Andover) - Specialty High Energy Lithium Ion Batteries Quantum Diamond Technologies, Inc. (Somerville) - Biomedical research detection and clinical diagnostics instrumentation and assays 14bis Supply Tracking (Burlington) - Systems interoperability for …

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MassVentures is Hiring Analyst/Associate

Happy to announce that MassVentures is looking to hire an analyst or associate. We are casting a wide net to land a talented person who can represent MassVentures well in the innovation ecosystem and help with deal sourcing and underwriting. Requirements: Demonstrated commitment to high ethical and professional standards Strong …

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $3.3 Million to Start-ups to Spur Technology Development in Massachusetts

MassVentures START Program, in partnership with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, awards grants to cutting-edge Massachusetts companies MARLBOROUGH – June 27, 2018 – Today, the Baker-Polito Administration awarded $3.3 million to 19 innovative, early-stage, high-growth companies in Massachusetts. Made possible by a collaboration between the MassVentures START program and the …

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MassVentures’ President to Step Down

BOSTON – Monday, June 17, 2019 – Jerry Bird, the President and CEO of MassVentures, which runs the oldest public venture fund in the country, has announced his decision to step down, effective August 30, 2019. Bird joined MassVentures in 2005 after working in private venture capital funds for the …

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The Innovation Economy in Massachusetts is Improving But Funding Gaps Still Exist

Boston, MA – MassVentures, a leading seed and early stage tech-focused VC firm, conducted a survey of the Massachusetts innovation economy. The goal of the survey is to gain a broad perspective on the innovation economy for early stage technology companies in Massachusetts – what is working and where are …

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