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Interested in learning about MassChallenge's 2021 Cohort, the application process and how alumni made the most of our resources? Then these are the events for you! Take a break from your work day to connect with the MassChallenge team and learn how the MassChallenge 2021 accelerators will get you connected and accelerate business growth! 

Events Schedule

March 2021

ApplicationWhat it Takes: How To Build an AWESOME MC Application
powered by Dell Technologies
Thursday, March 11, 2021 | 12:00PM - 1:15PM ET / 11:00AM - 12:15PM CT
Managing Director of Texas, Jon Nordby, will discuss with MassChallenge Experts the value of a mentor-founder relationship and provide insights on the MassChallenge judging process and how to build a great application. Register here

Featured Speakers

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John Nordby
Managing Director
MassChallenge Texas

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Wogbi Ofore
360 Approach


Elisa Sepulveda
The Data Board


Prasad Jaladi
Chief Facilitator


Valerie Vacante
Founder, Collabsco
Co-Founder, TechUp



StartupsAccelerated-1The Virtual Accelerator Experience with MassChallenge Alumni 
powered by Oracle for Startups
Thursday, March 25, 2021 | 12:00PM - 1:15PM ET / 11:00AM - 12:15PM CT
Alumni and program leadership will discuss the pros and cons of a virtual accelerator. During the conversation, panelists will provide insights on how to prioritize the access and benefits that come with a MassChallenge program, and how to leverage them to strategically accelerate business growth. Register Here

Featured Speakers

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Lauren Mitchell
Senior Manager
Program Operations
MassChallenge Texas


Samlara Baah
Loo Works Limited


Anthony J. Gantt, Jr.
At Ease Rentals

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Sarah Hill

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Shironda White
Founder & CEO



Past Events

Missed an event? All events will be recorded and available to watch here the day after the event.

Ask Me Anything with the Managing Directors powered by Brex
Thursday, February 25, 2021 | 12:00PM - 1:15PM ET / 11:00AM - 12:15PM CT
Hear directly from MassChallenge program leadership about their plans for this year's accelerators, how startups will benefit during the virtual accelerators, and what successful applicants do to make their startup application stand out. The event includes a significant portion of time dedicated to Q&A between startup applicants and the managing directors.







From Idea to IPO

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 | 11:30AM - 12:30PM ET / 10:30AM - 11:30AM CT
The journey from idea to IPO is full of twists and turns. Hear how two expert CEOs stayed laser-focused on impact amidst uncertainty, successfully taking their startups public during the COVID pandemic. This exclusive MassChallenge event featured Thomas Healy, CEO of Hyliion (MC Boston 2015), and Armon Sharei, CEO of SQZ BioTech (MC Boston 2014), and moderated by Misti Cain, the founder at Whyzze.


The MassChallenge Advantage

MassChallenge’s proven methodology hyper-focuses on helping founders identify goals and key initiatives, providing access to a meaningful network of experts and mentors, while also providing connection to a deep peer network from across the global community. All for no equity and no strings attached. Start your application here.

Learn More

Join us on Clubhouse 
The MC team is going to be on Clubhouse every Tuesday at 11am ET, 10am CT to answer questions about applications, the accelerator, our program, and all things startups! Check the MassChallenge Twitter stream every Tuesday for the link.  

Info Sessions |
Register here
Learn more about the MassChallenge 2021 accelerators from members of the MassChallenge team. 

Office Hours | Register here
Get 1-on-1 time with a member of the MassChallenge team through office hours. Sign up to learn how you can make the most of this exciting founder-development opportunity. 

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