• James Ellaby
Startups Can Now Apply to MassChallenge 2015

MassChallenge is the largest-ever startup accelerator and the first to support entrepreneurs with no strings attached.

Startups receive free resources and opportunities, including mentorship, office space, and access to a global network. Finalist startups will also compete for £500 thousand non-dilutive cash prizes.

At three simultaneous events on 11th February, MassChallenge officially opened applications for each of its programmes: MassChallenge Boston, MassChallenge Israel, and for the first time, MassChallenge UK.

The UK programme will include:

  • 60-80 startups accepted into a 4 month accelerator programme. World-class mentorship and training, free office space, access to funding, media and more.
  • No equity taken. No restrictions applied.
  • £500,000 in cash awards.
  • Open to all. Any startup can enter, from any industry, from anywhere in the world.

Since 2010, 617 MassChallenge alumni startups have raised over $706M in outside funding and have created over 4,800 jobs. 


Applications are open until 1st April. Entrepreneurs can apply here: http://masschallenge.org/apply