2019 MassVentures START Program

Up to $3 million in START funding available for MA SBIR Phase II companies Join 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 …

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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 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 …

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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 …

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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 INVESTMENTS We are excited to announce that we have invested in three Massachusetts companies that are on the cutting edge of their respective industries. FairMarkIT …

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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.gov Kate Anderson (MassVentures) – kate@cwconsulting.co MARLBOROUGH – June 22, 2018 – This week, the Baker-Polito Administration awarded …

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Request for Proposals – MassVentures START Program Stage I Grants

Request for Proposals for MassVentures START (SBIR TARgeted Technologies) Program Stage I Grants 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. February 1, 2018 What is START? START is a program funded by …

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