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Compare company funding

There are many ways incubator programs add value – validating a business model, providing a physical location, creating a network, increasing visibility, etc. But funding is the one thing almost all startups want in their early stages.

Here is the average funding per company the Venture Development Center (opened 2009), TechStars (opened 2009), and MassChallenge (opened 2010) are delivering:

VDC


$6,439,813 

TechStars


$4,712,644

MassChallenge


$1,356,000

Companies at the Venture Development Center and MassChallenge do not have to give up equity, while those at TechStars give up 6%.