The Engine is an innovation accelerator built by and around MIT to drive breakthrough innovations. We are enabling the efforts of startups in Kendall Square and across Massachusetts, targeting transformative technologies to solve global problems.
The Fairmount Innovation Lab is a unique, cross-sector lab, incubator, and accelerator for elevating, launching and growing creative enterprises along the Fairmount Commuter Rail Line.
Launched and directed by Artmorpheus, the Fairmount Innovation Lab is part of the larger Fairmount Cultural Corridor, a collaborative Placemaking initiative and partnership which draws upon the local cultural assets and ethnic traditions along the Fairmount Commuter Line to support vibrant, livable neighborhoods and an active, sustainable local creative economy.
BUILD (Building, Innovation, Learning and Design) is Autodesk's latest coworking and shop space located in South Boston's Innovation District. This 34,000 sq ft facility will house workshops for metal fabrication, machining (CNC & Manual), wood working, water jet cutting, large format routing, laser cutting, composites, glass, robotics and 3D printing.
Factory45 is an online accelerator program that takes sustainable apparel companies from idea to launch.
The entrepreneurs who join Factory45 are given the resources and connections to source fabric, find a manufacturer in the U.S. and raise money to fund production in six months.
TiE ScaleUp is a five month program which provides the path to breakthrough growth for startups between seed financing and Series A in New England through access to investors, mentorship, CEO roundtables and classes/workshops taught by entrepreneurs and faculty from reputed business schools.
LearnLaunch Accelerator provides the most promising edtech startups worldwide with seed funding, an unmatched team of mentors, intensive coaching and all the tools needed to grow a successful edtech startup.
The MIT Global Founders' Skills Accelerator is MIT's student venture accelerator, providing a capstone educational opportunity for MIT student entrepreneurs that prepares them to hit escape velocity and launch into the real world.
At our center in Dudley Square, we support local entrepreneurs from underrepresented communities in the tech sector advance their technology-focused businesses.
Two cohorts of startups have successfully passed through our program, building their businesses, making connections and developing their products.
The Capital Network is a non-profit (501c3) organization that provides extensive financial education alongside an engaged community to help early-stage entrepreneurs in Boston. We strive to help entrepreneurs master the entire funding process to successfully raise seed capital for their startup.
The VDC opened in 2009 with one simple goal in mind: to make it easier for exceptional entrepreneurial teams with important ideas - no matter what university they attended - to take the strategic step from their university setting to a more commercial environment where they can obtain the data required to secure investment and launch their companies. Today, we are proud to be launching some of the best startup companies anywhere, and to be stimulating innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Massachusetts.
Boston is ranked as the fourth best city in the world for your startup. With a reputation for churning out hugely successful companies and disruptive technologies, the Techstars program in Boston attracts top talent from several nearby elite higher education institutions. Known for producing some of the best funded classes across all of Techstars programs, Boston boasts an intense and active startup scene.
StepLadder was founded to help underserved seed/early stage start-ups reach their potential. Most start-ups fail not for lack of a good idea, but because of poor execution and/or planning. StepLadder provides a seasoned set of resources to help you avoid the pitfalls that doom most start-ups. We also provide an array of services - from advisory to operational to capital - to help you step up to the next level.
Launched in November 2011, the Harvard Innovation Lab (i-lab) serves as a resource for students from across Harvard interested in entrepreneurship and innovation. The programming offered by the i-lab is designed to help students grow their ventures at any stage of development and covers a wide range of disciplines.