Institutes of Collaboration

  • Co-Working Spaces & Incubators
  • Accelerators
  • Facilitators

Co-Working Spaces & Incubators


Boston & Cambridge

Cogo Labs

Entrepreneurial business leadership with a unique platform of proprietary technologies for algorithmic marketing, data mining, and quantitative business analytics. Located at One Kendall Square, Suite B2102, in Cambridge, MA.

IXL Center

The Center for Innovation, Excellence and Leadership (IXL Center) helps Fortune 1000 businesses, Start-ups, and innovation executives build the capabilities to create innovation breakthroughs and drive sustainable high performance growth and innovation in their organizations. Located at 110 Cambridge street, in Cambridge,MA


MassChallenge is the largest start-up accelerator which links entrepreneurs with the resources they need to launch and thrive quickly and efficiently. Located at 1 Marina Park Drive, in Boston, MA.

Roxbury Innovation Center

A civic experiment that will support local economic development by encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship. RIC works with a flagship programming partner, SkyLab, to utilize their "Educate-Activate-Incubate bootcamp approach." RIC is located in Boston's Dudley Square on the 2nd floor of the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building, 2300 Washington Street.


TechCode is a global entrepreneurship platform with 24 offices globally, supporting startups in innovation hotspots such as Silicon Valley, Beijing, Shanghai, Tel Aviv, Berlin, Seoul, Helsinki, and now Boston. TechCode is located at 120 Beacon Street, Suite 301, Somerville.


Supported by over 75 venture capital firms and angel investors who are keen on the success of startups. Also three months of mentorship is provided and the opportunity is given to pitch to angel investors and venture capitalists at the end of the program. Located at One Cambridge Center, in Cambridge, MA

Central Massachusetts

Wachusett Business Incubator

The Wachusett Business Incubator’s goal is to foster economic growth in the North Central Massachusetts area by providing targeted assistance in a cooperative environment to innovative entrepreneurs, guiding them to cultivate their business skills, and providing the assistance necessary to take their startup companies along the path to commercial maturity. Wachusett Business Incubator is located in newly renovated space at the New England Woodenware campus in Gardner, Massachusetts.

Merrimack Valley

Entrepreneurship for All

Formerly called the Merrimack Valley Sandbox, 'E for All' is an accelerator that helps early-stage entrepreneurs launch their for-profit and non-profit ventures through mentors, workshops, and cash prizes. The Accelerator program is offered twice a year between June - August & December - February. There are no fees or equity taken. Located at Wannalancit Mills. 175 Cabot Street, Suite 100. Lowell, MA

North Massachusetts

North Shore InnoVentures

North Shore InnoVentures provides physical resources, sponsor services, experienced entrepreneurs and investment advisers together to help cultivate early staged companies. Located at 100 Cummings Center, in Beverly, MA.

South Massachusetts

Cape Cod Young Professionals

CCYP connects Cape Cod's emerging leaders, engages them in the community, and supports their efforts to advance, personally and professionally. For businesses, CCYP offers various professional events, including opportunities for young professionals to grow via 'Career Connect', a 'Mentor Exchange' program, and business and networking focused events. CCYP is located at 3195 Main Street, Barnstable, MA.

Quest Center

Quest Center is a business incubator supporting the development and growth of technology-focused small businesses. Initially oriented to, but not limited to, marine science and marine technologies, software, and life science technologies. Located at 1213 Purchase Street, in New Bedford, MA.

West Massachusetts

Kayon Accelerator

Seed capital, hands-on help and a great co-working location with an expert team to positively impact the trajectory of early-stage startups. The Accelerator runs two, four-month programs per year. Kayon is located at 11 Amity Street, Amherst, MA.

Valley Venture Mentors

Valley Venture Mentors provides support to the entrepreneurial ecosystem by uniting carefully selected startups together with high quality business mentors at structured monthly pitch and planning sessions. Located at Bulkley Richardson LLP, 1500 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01115. Monthly Event - Second Wednesday of every month.


VentureWell is on a mission to cultivate a pipeline of inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs driven to solve the world’s biggest challenges and to create lasting impact. Membership is for academic institutions, faculty and students. VentureWell’s programs and events reach a global audience. Located at 100 Venture Way, Hadley, MA 01035.