MASSCHALLENGE | MÉXICO 2021

Overview

Jul 1 - Oct 31
MASSCHALLENGEFoundation / Non-profit
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Mexico
Clean technology and energy, Sexual and reproductive health and rights

#MCMX2021

Disclosure:

The whole process is in English so our global community expert could give feedback to your startup. This includes the application for Round 1 (it is important to attach a video that could have subtitles in English) and pitches your startup for Round 2.

The application cost is 100 USD, but you could gain from 50% to 100% discount code, you only need to be engaged in our events and social media. This code must be used BEFORE you start the application process. We could not refund paid applications.

The Round 2 judging will be a remote activity coordinated by MassChallenge Mexico. Dates are from June 3rd to 5th.

Our program only works from 30 to 40 startups to ensure the tailor-made acceleration process. Consider that only 5% of the applicants enter the program. Besides, during the whole process, you will gain feedback from our expert community, to help you understand better how to keep improving your business.


BENEFITS MASSCHALLENGE MEXICO 2021

  • Zero cost and for zero equity.
  • 4-month accelerator program valued at USD 50,000 according to MIT.
  • Mentorship from our curate high-level experts and Entrepreneurs in Residence*
  • Engagement with the MCMX corporate partners
  • Unique curriculum tailored to the maturity level of your startup in the form of workshops, roundtables, and industry tracks***
  • Startup boards, peer-to-peer mentorship, and relationship-building opportunities with MassChallenge Mexico alumni
  • Access to in-kind deals and discounts with our allies
  • Four months free coworking space in downtown Mexico City**
  • Investment opportunities up to $100,000 USD for program’s winners

*Entrepreneur in Residence is a successful entrepreneur that has demonstrated high growth in terms of number of employees, annual revenue, success exits and behold profitable startups.

** Due to the public health risks associated with COVID-19, the 2021 accelerator will begin in online, with the goal of transitioning to in-person programming and events when MassChallenge Mexico can ensure the safety of its community.

***Mobility Track: It is an opportunity for startups to connect with the most disruptive startups in the urban reality of Latin America, and work toward providing solutions that improve the quality of life.


Program benefits

  • Zero cost and for zero equity.
  • Four-month accelerator program valued at USD 50,000 according to MIT
  • Engagement with the MCMX corporate partners
  • Mentorship from our curate high-level experts and Entrepreneurs in Residence
  • Unique curriculum tailored to the maturity level of your startup in the form of workshops, roundtables, and industry tracks.
  • Investment opportunities up to $100,000 USD for program’s winnersFintech Track: It is an opportunity for startups to connect with the most representative actors from the industry.

What industries do we look for?

  • Social Impact
  • General
  • Energy – CleanTech
  • Healthcare
  • High Tech

Key Dates

Applications

Applications Open: March 11th

Applications Closed: April 28th

Judging:

April to June

Finalist Announcement:

Annoucement: July 1st

Accelerator Program:  July to October

Awards Ceremony

Ceremony: November 18th

*Schedule is subject to changes 


About

Since 2016, MassChallenge Mexico has accelerated 167 high-impact startups who have raised USD 132 MM. This would not have been possible without a solid network of professionals that trust the potential of those who make up the entrepreneurial ecosystem of our country. In 2020, we had 600 applications and 37 startups selected for the acceleration process. The support of 400+ experts and 11 partners from different industries was added to this effort. We have been working to prepare the 2021 Accelerator program and are ready to meet this year’s cohort. Join us and help create the future!

 

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