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Programs designed to help your startup succeed

Through our equity based programs, we help startups launch and scale, then introduce them to investors and acquirers.

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Programs for early stage startups.

We help you launch and scale, then we introduce you to investors and acquirers.

Idea stage

3% equity

You have an idea and the background for success.

MassLight invests 50 service hours

and invests $7,500 cash

No fees

Landing page marketing

Refine your pitch deck

Financial modeling

Access to mentors

Discovery stage

6% equity

You have a  pitch deck, founders who can sell the product, financial models and indicators of traction.

MassLight invests 400 service hours

and invests $15,000 cash

No fees

Clickable mockups

Facilitate introductions

Marketing plan

Help acquiring pre-sales

Help with UX/UI

Access to mentors

Build stage

20% equity

You have detailed mockups and pre-sales commitments. Now you're ready to deliver product to initial customers.

MassLight invests 5,000 service hours

and invests $100,000 cash

No fees

Dedicated tech team builds your product

Access to mentors

F.A.Q.

Frequent Questions

Are your investment terms negotiable?

Feel free to apply and include the terms of your last raise and the investors involved in the application.

What stage companies do you work with?

Idea to post-seed. We are typically the lead investor, but it’s not a requirement.

Are there any fees involved?

There are no fees. We invest engineers, cash, and mentorship in startups in exchange for an equity stake.

We've pioneered a new build-for-equity model with a rapidly expanding portfolio.
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Submit your startup to MassLight

Apply to any of our programs by submitting an application for your startup.

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Capital investment

Dedicated tech team

Mentors eager to help