Join World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders, MassChallenge Founder and CEO John Harthorne, and select MassChallenge supporters as we catalyze the startup renaissance!
MassChallenge: MassChallenge, headquartered in Boston with locations in Israel and the UK is catalyzing a global renaissance by accelerating the growth of high-impact entrepreneurs at greater scale than any other program in history.
World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders: The World Economic Forum of Young Global Leaders is a unique, multistakeholder community of more than 900 exceptional young leaders. Bold, brave, action-oriented and entrepreneurial, these individuals commit both their time and talent to make the world a better place.
Let's bring leaders from Boston & New York and the rest of the world together to meet and discuss opportunities for collaboration and impact. Setting all differences (sports or otherwise) aside, New York and Boston share more in common than we usually admit and, together we have an incredibly opportunity to coordinate to empower the world’s highest potential innovators and entrepreneurs to create powerful, positive change in the world.
- When: Wednesday, March 19th at 5:30PM
- Where: Flatiron Lounge, 37 West 19th Street, New York
- Who: Young Global Leaders, MassChallenge CEO & Founder John Harthorne, top innovation leaders and entrepreneurs from the MassChallenge Accelerator
- 4 month accelerator program. World-class mentorship and training, free office space, access to funding, media and more.
- $1.5M+ in Cash Awards. $10M+ in-kind support.
- Open to all. Any startup can enter, from anywhere, in any industry.
- No equity taken. No restrictions applied.
Since 2010, MassChallenge alumni startups have raised over $470M in outside funding and have created nearly 4,000 jobs.
The 2013 MassChallenge accelerator received ~1,200 applications from approximately 40 countries and 30 states. The program is open to anyone in the world, with any new startup, in any industry. Yearly, 128 of the highest-potential startups receive 3+ months of intensive mentorship and other free resources including office space and targeted introductions to customers and funding sources. The very best startups are identified by expert judges to receive cash awards toward launching their businesses along with enhanced PR and privileged access to top investors seeking to place seed capital to work in high-growth firms.
You can read more about MassChallenge here: http://www.masschallenge.org/
About World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders:
The World Economic Forum of Young Global Leaders is a unique, multistakeholder community of more than 900 exceptional young leaders. Bold, brave, action-oriented and entrepreneurial, these individuals commit both their time and talent to make the world a better place.
The community is made up of leaders from all walks of life, from every region of the world and every stakeholder group in society. Nominated under 40, these young leaders are proposed through a qualified nomination process and assessed according to rigorous selection criteria that creates a diverse and truly representative body, while accepting only the very best leaders who have already demonstrated their commitment to serving society at large.
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MassChallenge is the largest-ever startup accelerator and competition, and the first to support high-impact, early-stage entrepreneurs with no strings attached.
President Obama honored MassChallenge as one of the nation's best organizations for supporting high-growth entrepreneurs, and MassChallenge was the youngest inaugural member of the Startup America Partnership. The 489 startups supported in the MassChallenge accelerator have raised over ~$472M in outside funding and created ~4000 new jobs.