Masschallenge Selects The Innovation Scout


Michael Glavich

The Innovation Scout joins Global Network of Startups

Selected to Participate in First MassChallenge RI

Providence, RI  May 24, 2018 – The Innovation Scout, a company that accelerates corporate innovation and product development using Machine Learning and Big Data announced that it has been invited to participate in the first-ever MassChallenge Rhode Island accelerator program. Selected from nearly 400 promising startups across industries and regions around the world, The Innovation Scout will join the most competitive cohort to date.

“We are thrilled to be counted as a MassChallenge high potential startup. Their unrivaled connection to global corporate leaders and connection to an international group of startups is exactly in the sweet spot of The Innovation Scout’s audience”, said Annette Tonti, CEO The Innovation Scout.

As part of the 2018 cohort, The Innovation Scout will have unrivaled access to top corporate partners, expert mentorship, tailored curriculum, and more – all at zero cost and for zero equity. At the culmination of the four-month program, The Innovation Scout will also have a chance to compete for $50,000 in cash prizes at the MassChallenge Awards on Oct. 17.

The Innovation Scout works with Global 1000 corporations, killer-app startups and the most impactful emerging technologies to deliver actionable insights that: empower products, leverage rapidly changing markets and accelerate growth.

We currently work with companies in the healthcare, government and CPG verticals. We also work with high tech startups to help them find their markets more quickly. We look to both expand our vertical industry footprint and our platform capabilities via our connections with MassChallenge partner companies. Sharing our knowledge and capabilities to be mutual resources with every partner.


About The Innovation Scout

The Innovation Scout works with Global 1000 corporations to drive measurable efficiency into their product evolution and innovation activities.  Using artificial intelligence tools, big data and a strategic Innovation Factory process, we empower corporations to test more ideas in shorter time periods. We provide a SaaS platform that uses our proprietary machine learning to match and manage business solutions and partners. Our Fast Track program helps corporations to implement a scalable, lean innovation program that dramatically increases the ability to realize a return on investment for any product roadmap or innovation program. We speed decisions about ideas by using AI driven insights to develop new customers and new products quickly. We position our customers to thrive in rapidly changing markets, anticipate disruption, capitalize on prediction and reshape the playing field for growth and success.

About MassChallenge

MassChallenge is a global network of zero-equity startup accelerators. Headquartered in the United States with locations in Boston, Israel, Mexico, Rhode Island, Switzerland, Texas, and the UK, MassChallenge is committed to strengthening the global innovation ecosystem by supporting high-potential early stage startups across all industries, from anywhere in the world. To date, more than 1,500 MassChallenge alumni have raised more than $3 billion in funding, generated over $2 billion in revenue, and created over 80,000 total jobs. Learn more about MassChallenge at