MassVentures launches under new name, seed fund

First-time entrepreneurs and companies needing bridge funding from seed to Series A rounds will have another avenue to get funding thanks to the state’s venture capital arm, the Massachusetts Technology Development Corporation. The MTDC, which will now operate as MassVentures, will manage a new $5 million investment capital fund to provide bridge funding needed by […]

Northeastern University student-led accelerator fund grows its funding

Student-run venture accelerator IDEA has added another pitch round over the summer, and more funding to its program. Created by a group of students at Northeastern University, IDEA will now offer another opportunity for current undergraduate and graduate students and alumni to bring their ventures out of the dorm room and in front of investors.