Venture Capital Investment

Seed investment and support for Massachusetts-based deep tech startups


MassVentures invests in academic spinouts and early-stage deep tech companies based in Massachusetts. Deep tech innovates scientific and engineering breakthroughs that address big societal challenges, often creating new markets or disrupting existing ones, and have the vast potential to fuel Massachusetts' innovation economy.

We look for innovative technologies which support the economic growth initiatives of the Commonwealth and place an emphasis on diverse founding teams and geographies.


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Academic Researchers and Spinouts

Are you just spinning out of a research lab looking to get traction, build your MVP and find early customers? Do you need initial funding for licensing, incorporation, and hiring, along with incubator services? 

MassVentures is ready to take an active role in helping you commercialize your technology.


Early-Stage Companies

Are you an early-stage, deep tech startup with an existing MVP, GTM strategy and customer traction? Are you looking to raise $1-$15M in Seed/Series A funding to help you grow your business, expand sales and bring on key staff?

MassVentures is ready to invest and make introductions to strategic partners, customers, and co-investors.


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Here’s What Founders Have to Say 

MassVentures has been an invaluable partner to us. Their commitment, expertise, and support have not only catalyzed our growth, but have also greatly enriched the Massachusetts Innovation Ecosystem. In an industry that's pivotal for our future, having steadfast supporters like MassVentures is essential. Their drive to expand both non-dilutive and dilutive investments speaks volumes about their dedication to nurturing startups and fostering innovation. They truly exemplify what it means to go above and beyond in supporting startups.

Daniel Pelaez

CEO of

MassVentures has been a key partner in Atlantic Quantum's development, especially in nurturing deep tech innovations that require time to mature. Their funding and network of expertise have been key in developing industry-defining technologies, such as quantum computing, underscoring their commitment to long-term innovation in Massachusetts. We value their role in helping bring our transformative technologies to market.

Bharath Kannan

Cofounder and CEO of Atlantic Quantum

As a second-time entrepreneur, I know it takes a village to grow a startup to success. It is very important to be part of a community of people who can help in different ways. In addition to the financial support that is undeniably extremely useful, MassVentures helped us to maximize the number of friends who could help us succeed.

Davide Marini

CEO, Inkbit

MassVentures has been with us from the start, arming us with the capital, experience, mentoring, and network to help our transition to a high-growth company. Companies need this type of support to move from a research-driven company to commercialization.

Reshma Shetty

Cofounder of Ginkgo Bioworks

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