Mass Challenge


four month accelerator program gives global entrepreneurs the resources they need with no equity taken.


  • -4 month accelerator program. World-class mentorship and training, free office space, access to funding, media and more.
  • -$1.75M+ in Cash Awards. $10M+ in-kind support.
  • -Open to all. Any early-stage startup can enter, from anywhere, in any industry.
  • -No equity taken. No restrictions applied.

Any early-stage startup, from anywhere in the world, in any industry is eligible to apply to MassChallenge Boston.

Startups headquartered outside of the US make up about 25% of MassChallenge finalists. At least one founding team member of all startups is required to engage in the MassChallenge program in person.

Non-US entrants will need to demonstrate viable accessibility to the United States for the duration of the acclerator program.

MassChallenge can work with international entrants to facilitate access to visas, sponsorship and or local accommodations, but we make no guarantees.