Press Releases Switzerland

MassChallenge Switzerland Announces First Cohort

The complete list of finalists can be found here

Applications Open for MassChallenge Switzerland with Up to CHF 1 Million in Awards

The announcement took place at the first-ever MassChallenge World Startup Summit held in collaboration with the 2016 LIFT Conference, where top MassChallenge alumni participated in a pitch competition to win equity-free cash prizes totaling $10,000. All participating MassChallenge teams were inducted into the new MassChallenge Hall of Fame. Swiss startups also participated in a pitch competition.

MassChallenge Expands Global Accelerator Network into Switzerland

Four founding partners are supporting the MassChallenge Switzerland launch: Bühler Group, already a diamond sponsor of MassChallenge in Boston, Nestlé, Inartis Foundation and Swiss Economic Forum.

“Switzerland is a well-established leader for innovation and industry,” said MassChallenge Founder and CEO John Harthorne. “Launching a new accelerator in Switzerland that is connected with our other global hubs will dramatically expand the open innovation, collaboration and entrepreneurial ecosystem in Switzerland, as well as greatly enhance the MassChallenge network in Europe.”

MassChallenge Extends Global Reach with Record Number of Applicants

Applicants for both 2015 programs can be viewed here (note: stealth entrants not visible to the public): http://masschallenge.org/startups/2015/entrants

MassChallenge Names 128 Startups to 2014 Accelerator Class

"We are incredibly grateful to our judges and partners for helping us to identify the startups that will drive global impact,” said MassChallenge Founder and President Akhil Nigam.

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