The new class has been announced for the seventh round of the world’s largest startup accelerator, MassChallenge.
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Boston’s list of finalists include Catalyst for World Water, Ubuntu Capital, Courageous Parents Network and 125 more chosen from more than 1,700 applicants from nine countries and 16 states, according to MassChallenge data.
“We received consistent feedback from our judges about the quality of applicants this year, and I’m confident we’ll have an incredibly high-caliber class of entrepreneurs joining us in Boston,” says Scott Bailey, Boston’s managing director, in a release. “These entrepreneurs will be challenged throughout the program to impact communities and provide disruptive solutions across a wide range of industries.”
This year’s finalists will receive mentorship over the next five months and compete for their share of $1.5 million in prizes at the accelerator’s awards ceremony Nov. 2.
“There’s a universal need and responsibility to help early-stage startups across all industries and backgrounds succeed as they set out to solve some of society’s biggest problems,” says John Harthorne, founder and CEO of MassChallenge, in a release. “Communities that focus on creating an environment that’s open, collaborative, and supportive will drive more value, opportunities, and wealth as a result. We’re proud to continue advocating for this movement and fueling innovation around the world through our global accelerators.”