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 standardsStrong interest in ...

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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 companiesMARLBOROUGH – 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 MassCEC, ...

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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 previous ...

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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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2019 MassVentures START Program

Up to $3 million in START funding available for MA SBIR Phase II companiesJoin 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 ...

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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 ...

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MassVentures Welcomes Jason Allen

Jason Allen Joins MassVentures as Vice PresidentMassVentures 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 ...

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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 ...

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New investments: Spiro Technologies, Armored Things, FairMarkIT, and 20 START companies

As we wrap up a successful fiscal year, we want to share some of what we're doing to help companies thrive here in Massachusetts.NEW INVESTMENTSWe are excited to announce that we have invested in three Massachusetts companies that are on the cutting edge of their respective industries.FairMarkIT is a Boston-based, ...

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

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 cutting-edge Massachusetts companies.Colleen Arons (HED) – colleen.arons@mass.govKate Anderson (MassVentures) – kate@cwconsulting.coMARLBOROUGH – June 22, 2018 – This week, the Baker-Polito Administration awarded $3.4 million to twenty ...

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