Community Resources & Support
MassChallenge is a non-profit organization on a mission to help startups win without taking equity. We envision a creative and inspired society in which everyone recognizes that they can define their future and is empowered to maximize their impact. We are obsessed with helping entrepreneurs across any industry. We also give out over $2M in equity-free cash prizes globally every year – all to help high-impact and high-potential startups win.
Suffolk University (since 2016) is a proud sponsor of MassChallenge’s Annual Event selecting competition finalists who will participate in MassChallenge’s Accelerator Program.
Initiative for a Competitive Inner City
ICIC’s mission is to drive economic prosperity in America’s inner cities through private sector investment to create jobs, income and wealth for local residents.
Suffolk University (since 2016) is a proud sponsor of ICIC’s Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) event in Boston, to help existing local small businesses realize their economic and community aspirations. UILD to help high school entrepreneurs realize their potential.
Businesses United in Investing, Lending and Development
Through entrepreneurship-based, experiential learning, BUILD ignites the potential of youth in under-resourced communities and equips them for high school, college and career success.
Suffolk University (since 2011) is a proud partner of BUILD to help high school entrepreneurs realize their aspirations of advancing their education or launching their careers. Suffolk University provides a $5,000 annual, renewable scholarship for the student selected as the BUILD/Suffolk Entrepreneur.
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship
The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship's mission is to provide programs that inspire young people from low-income communities to stay in school, to recognize business opportunities and to plan for successful futures.
Suffolk University (since 2004) is a proud partner of NFTE to help high school entrepreneurs continue their entrepreneurial experience. Suffolk University provides a $5,000 annual, renewable scholarship for the entrepreneurship selected as the NFTE/Suffolk Entrepreneur.