FUNDRAISING TOOLS

We’ve created a list of fundraising tools and resources to help members connect with the right investors. 

 

We’re constantly curating and updating this list, so please contact us if you think there’s something we should add to this page.

MFN Tools

Investor directory

We invite you to learn more about investor resources in Massachusetts and in your region.

Contact MFN

Set up a time to talk to an MFN team member to see how MFN can help you locate and connect with investors.

Startup tools

View our curated list of startup tools and resources.

MFN Journal

A growing collection of content from contributors all over the state that covers how-tos, viewpoints, and the nuances of the founder experience.

ESO Directory

Learn about entrepreneur support resources in MA and in your region.

Massachusetts Tools

Massachusetts Technology Collaborative

MassTech’s resources for startup founders.

MA Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development business grants and programs

A list of loan, grant, venture, and other capital programs in MA.

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Accelerator Funding Program

Provides grants to Massachusetts accelerators for specific activities with the goal of growing the cleantech innovation ecosystem and commercializing early stage cleantech startups.

Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation

Drives inclusive economic growth through access to alternative funding, resources, and individualized services.

Black Boston fundraising tools list

A list of fundraising tools, grants, and resources curated by Black Boston.

Boston University

A list of funding sources in MA curated by BU.

Startup Basics

AngelList A platform that connects startups with angel investors, venture capitalists, and allows startups to create profiles and showcase their business to attract potential investors.

 

SeedInvest An equity crowdfunding platform that allows startups to raise funds from accredited investors, while also offering a rigorous vetting process to ensure the quality of investment opportunities.

 

Gust A platform that connects startups with angel investors and accelerators, enabling them to pitch their business ideas, share documents, and manage their fundraising process.

 

Fundable A fundraising platform offering both rewards-based and equity-based crowdfunding options, allowing startups to choose the best fit for their fundraising needs.

 

WeFunder An equity crowdfunding platform that allows startups to raise funds from both accredited and non-accredited investors, with a focus on supporting small businesses and startups.

Founders are everywhere, but resources aren’t.

That’s a shame, because the next big idea could come from anywhere.

 

The Massachusetts Founder Network aims to bridge the gap, giving startup founders equitable access to resources that will help their companies grow.

 

We support MA founders no matter where they come from, their company’s stage, or their business sector. We want to democratize access to the resources that will help them accelerate—and excel. All founders are welcome to find resources and community at MFN while creating connections, expanding their networks, and learning from one another.

About MFN

The Massachusetts Founders Network is a central hub for all things startups, fostering innovation and collaboration across the state. MFN offers valuable networking, resources, mentorship, and community for startup founders in Massachusetts. 

 

MFN is produced by Lever, a startup accelerator based in North Adams. Our work is supported by funding from and collaboration with the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, based in Westborough.

 

We’ve been advising and connecting with entrepreneurs for years, and we’re using that knowledge and network to launch something new, with the help of an advisory board of successful founders and major players in the startup ecosystem. 

We plan to launch the Massachusetts Founders Network in summer 2023. Sign up for our newsletter to get alerts about our launch, new features, and MFN events!