MassChallenge Mexico Unveils Top 10 Startups

The top 10 will now move onto the final judging round, where they will have the opportunity to win shares of more than $100,000 dollars in zero-equity grants and the access to global network of MassChallenge. Winners will be announced at the MassChallenge Awards on December 1st at Centro Banamex.

 

“The quality and the potential of these top 10 startups have surpassed our initial expectations when we launched the program in Mexico City”, said Camila Lecaros, Managing Director of MassChallenge Mexico. “The top 10 represents some of the most promising technologies across sectors including financial technology, high tech, and education. We want to celebrate our startups’ achievements and the support of the key members of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in MassChallenge Mexico Awards on December 1st.”

 

Over the past three months, the 2016 Mexico cohort has been working with mentors to refine their businesses, connecting with corporate and nonprofit organizations to explore partnership opportunities, and attending workshops to learn more about product/market fit, pitching, and fundraising.

 

John Harthorne, Founder & CEO of MassChallenge, Olga Vidisheva, Founder of Shoptiques, and Charles Adler, CoFounder of Kickstarter, will be our speakers. Attendees will also get to meet our 29 startups, network with key member of the mexican entrepreneurial ecosystem. For more information: https://mcmxawards.boletia.com

 

MassChallenge Mexico Top 10:

 

BackStartup

Colombia l Other-Services

Virtual back office that helps Entrepreneurs concentrate in their core business, while revolutionizing how they handle their legal and accounting problems.

http://www.backstartup.com

 

Bayonet

Mexico l Financial technology

Financial technology company, focused on increasing ecommerce acceptance rates and reducing chargebacks due to fraud related issues.

https://bayonet.io/

 

Bitso

Mexico l Financial technology

We build technology that leverages Blockchain and Bitcoin to achieve faster, cheaper, more secure, and more accessible financial services for individuals and businesses in Mexico.

https://bitso.com/

 

Briq.mx

Mexico l Financial technology

Mexico’s first real estate crowdfunding platform, Briq.mx allows small and medium size savers access to top-quality real estate development investment opportunities.

www.briq.mx

 

Cuantix

Venezuela l Education

Cloud-based platform designed to make it easier and affordable the impact evaluation process of any kind of education program.

http://www.icuantix.com

 

Girasol

Mexico l Financial technology

A peer-to-peer lending platform focused in solar energy. Girasol provides the best solar financing solution in Mexico, backed by people and companies that wish to invest in renewable energies. 

http://redgirasol.com

 

Granta

Mexico l Healthcare

High-end solution, to design and manufacture a faster, cheaper, exact and personalised implant for every patient, making possible to have an aesthetical result that facilitates their reinsertion to society.

 

Hola Gus

Mexico l Online Commerce

We are looking to innovate conversational commerce with the use of deep learning to provide our users with a scalable human experience.

https://www.holagus.com/

 

Gaszen

Mexico l Internet of things 

The first gas management platform enabled by a device that converts your traditional stationary tank into a smart one.

https://gaszen.com/

 

Unodostres

Mexico l Financial technology

Builds a cashless Mexico via online platform for mobile recharges & TAG.

https://undostres.com.mx/

 

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About MassChallenge Mexico

 

MassChallenge is the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet. No equity and not-for-profit, we are obsessed with helping entrepreneurs across any industry. We also reward the highest-impact startups through a competition to win a portion of several million dollars in equity-free cash awards. Through our global network of accelerators in Boston, the UK, Israel, Switzerland, and Mexico, and unrivaled access to our corporate partners, we can have a massive impact - driving growth and creating value the world over. To date, 1,211 MassChallenge alumni have raised over $1.8 billion in funding, generated over $700 million in revenue, and created over 60,000 direct and indirect jobs. 

 

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