Episode 25 WBIN-TV: Working with MassChallenge


Episode 25 WBIN-TV: Working with MassChallenge

What’s the difference between a business incubator and an accelerator? Do all graduating businesses thrive? How do you define “success?” What is the cohort network really worth? Working with MassChallenge. This episode is sponsored by Art in Giving. The full 30-minute episode is featured, with separate, and additional, segments on Mike LaRhette, Scott Bailey, Alex Lorman, Michael Sattler and Michael Gresty.
Mike LaRhette is the President of MassChallenge. He helps individuals and organizations catalyze ideas into action through people. Mike has worked for both early stage startups and established organizations in the design and facilitation of business strategy, sales and marketing effectiveness, client engagement, communications and leadership development. 

Scott Bailey is the Managing Director for MassChallenge’s flagship program in Boston. According to Scott, MassChallenge is the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet. No equity and not-for-profit, they are obsessed with helping entrepreneurs across any industry. They also reward the highest-impact startups through a competition to win a portion of several million dollars in equity-free cash awards. Episode 25 WBIN-TV: Working with MassChallenge 

Alex Lorman is the CTO at Sea Machines. Sea Machines builds Autonomous Control & Remote Command Systems to enhance the operation of existing or new build marine vessels. Our technology improves boating safety when deployed as an autonomous “overwatch” system on manned vessels.  

Michael Sattler is the President of Splitzee. Splitzee exists to save you time, money, and above all else: HASSLE. It’s the first web application designed to solve social money. At Splitzee, our mission is to make group experiences delightful by eliminating the stress of group money. Our group-centric features [collect, manage, track, remind, spend] are here to do just that! Episode 25 WBIN-TV: Working with MassChallenge 

Michael Gresty is the CEO of Rifiniti. Michael advises corporate and real estate leaders to optimize their real estate portfolios. For over a decade he has been a leader in real estate, high performance building development, and corporate sustainability. He has advised top executives at global companies on the integration of sustainability into company strategy, operations and culture. 

Episode 25 WBIN-TV: Working with MassChallenge

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About Author

Greg Stoller is actively involved in building entrepreneurship and international business programs at Boston University in the Questrom School of Business. He teaches courses in entrepreneurship, global strategy and management and runs the Asian International Management Experience Program, and the Asian International Consulting Project.

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