Request for Proposals – MassVentures START Program Stage I Grants

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

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2018 MassVentures START program kick off!

The 2018 MassVentures START program:Up to $3 million in funding available for MA SBIR Phase II companiesJoin 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 ...

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MassVentures joins in $3 Million Round for Spiro Technologies

Spiro Technologies Raises $3M Investment Lead by Geekdom Fund for Proactive CRM powered by Artificial Intelligence.Boston, MA, October 9, 2017Spiro 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 Capital and New Harbour ...

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Applause Announces Acquisition by Vista Equity Partners

Vista’s investment and expertise in accelerating high-growth companies will help Applause scale and become the software quality backbone for the world’s most successful digital experiences.August 23, 2017BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Applause, the global leader in digital experience quality, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Vista Equity ...

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

MassVentures Announces $3.4 million in 2017 START Program FundingPartnership with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center expands awards to additional cutting-edge Massachusetts companiesBoston – MassVentures today announced the 2017 START (SBIR Targeted Technologies) program winners. Each START winner will receive a grant to help grow employment opportunities, promote manufacturing and commercialization, ...

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5/18/17 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 Venture Pitch Contest with five local teams competing for a chance to ...

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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 ForumThursday May 18, 201710:00 am – 1:30 pmThe UMass ...

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MassVentures Invests in ClearGov – Leader in Gov’t Transparency/Efficiency Solutions

MassVentures Invests in ClearGov, Participates in $1.2 Million Seed RoundBoston, MA – MassVentures announced today that it has participated in the latest round of funding for ClearGov, a leading provider of local government transparency and benchmarking solutions. The seed round was led by Kepha Partners.Founded by serial entrepreneurs, Chris Bullock ...

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MassVentures & the MA Clean Energy Center Announce New Partnership

MassVentures & the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Announce New Partnership will Increase Funding to Massachusetts CompaniesBoston- MassVentures and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced a new partnership to increase the capacity of the MassVentures START (SBIR TARgeted Technologies) Program. The START program helps growing Massachusetts-based companies commercialize technologies ...

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START Information Session for Prospective Applicants

Thursday March 9, 201710 – 11:30 am at Triton Systems, Inc.200 Turnpike Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824Speakers include:START winners & START Judges/Reviewers:Ted Acworth, Founder & CEO, ARTAICMark W. Smithers, CTO, Boston Engineering CorporationElaine TrudellModerated by Dr. Ken Mahmud, Executive Vice President, Triton SystemsSpace is limited.Please RSVP to: GCormier@mass-ventures.com

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