Challenge 4: Connect Tech Innovations

The Massachusetts COVID-19 Innovation Challenge is a six-week business accelerator program to identify and grow Massachusetts companies developing innovative solutions to challenges presented by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Ideal candidates for this accelerator are entrepreneurs developing connective technologies with potential to spark economic recovery and strengthen resiliency in the flow of goods, services, and information.

Program Format

A six-week accelerator beginning March 3, 2021 and ending with a final pitch event on April 9, 2021. During this time, the entrepreneurs will attend a series of 4 innovation workshops and gain access to a network of mentors.  The competition is supported by the Innovation Institute at the MassTech Collaborative and managed by Lever, Inc.  The final event will be juried by a panel of independent experts who will award $40,000 to the winning company and $10,000 to the runner-up.


View the Connect Tech Innovations Challenge Finalists list below. 

Edgi Learning
Stockbridge, MA
Keva Health
Lexington, MA
Concord, MA
Outside Interactive
Hopkinton, MA

Cambridge, MA

Thrive Community
Boston, MA


Final Pitch Competition - Friday, April 9th | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Register



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