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  • MassChallenge – Based in Boston, this accelerator provides mentorship and space
  • MIT Sandbox – MIT Sandbox provides seed funding for student-initiated entrepreneurship ideas, mentoring from within MIT and from a broad network of committed partners, and tailored educational experiences
  • MIT Engine“We invest in the unimaginable. The founders are working on scientific breakthroughs and converging technologies that hold the potential to change the future.”
  • MIT $100kOne competition – three independent contests – from October through May. For 28 years, the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition has been bringing together students and researchers from across MIT and Greater Boston to launch their talent, ideas, and technology into leading companies.
  • TechStars – With locations throughout the US, this three-month accelerator provides seed funding and mentorship for 7-10% equity in your company. After 90 days with Techstars, companies average over $2M in investment
  • HealthBox – This health-centric accelerator provides mentorship and funding in six locations
  • Y Combinator – Based in Silicon Valley, Y Combinator has provided seed stage funding and support for over 700 startups with a combined $30B+ valuation
  • Rock Health – This San Francisco accelerator provides funding and mentorship to health-focused startups
  • PayPal Start Tank – Start Tank provides six months of no-cost space and mentorship to early-stage startups
  • Bolt – A seed-stage fund that invests capital, staff and equipment and expertise for hardware-focused startups
  • LabCentral – A laboratory co-working space for life-science and biotech startups
  • Sprint Accelerator powered by TechStars – Based in Kansas City, this three-month accelerator provides funding and support to mobile health startups
  • R/GA Accelerator powered by TechStars – Based in NYC, this accelerator supports startups with connected hardware products