Boston 2015

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

The 2015 Boston accelerator was a five-day “Investment Preparedness” Lab hosted at Impact Hub Boston. It was designed to prepare impact-focused businesses in Boston with the tools necessary to take on capital (investment, debt, convertible notes, and grants) and scale their ventures.

Attending ventures included:

  • VOTO, a mobile phone notification and survey platform that removes the barriers to insightful mobile communication between citizens worldwide and the organizations that serve them.
  • Ubuntu Capital, a digital platform that helps individuals and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries document their economic activity and build their professional reputations.
  • Emzingo, a leadership development design firm that helps great organizations develop great leaders.

Takeaway: The program was a balance of workshops, coworking, practice, and networking. But that’s just what we did, and in the end that doesn’t really convey the experience. Entrepreneurship can be a lonely road. The Boston Lab was a reminder that we are all in this together, that we have each other. In the end, there is nothing more valuable than that.

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“The speakers and workshops were top notch. The culture of the event was most productive. The logistics were flawless. I was hesitant at first about going, but I now realize these 5 days have been some of the most productive in a long time.”
– Louis Dorval, Voto Mobile


This lab was made possible by these great supporters.
A huge THANK YOU to everyone to believed in us.

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