TEXAS, May 15, 2019 – Yesterday, MakersValley was selected to participate in the MassChallenge Texas in Austin 2019 accelerator program. MakersValley was one of more than 650 other startups to apply for the accelerator located in Austin, Texas.
"We couldn't be more excited to participate in such an amazing and crucial program for fellow startup cofounders and entrepreneurs." ~ Alessio Iadicicco, MakersValley CEO & Co-founder
MakersValley will participate in the MassChallenge Texas in Austin 2019 accelerator program, where it will receive access to MassChallenge's global network, world-class mentoring from industry experts, tailored programming, free co-working space, and unrivaled access to corporate partners. The accelerator culminates on October 2019 at the MassChallenge Texas in Austin Awards Ceremony, where selected startups will pitch for the opportunity to win a portion up to $500K in no-equity cash awards.
MakersValley is a three-year old startup that seeks to #DemocratizeManufacturing by making the high quality clothing apparel industry more transparent, accessible, and affordable for fashion designers, no matter where in the world they live. With more than 180 Italian manufacturers in-network and fashion designers from more than 100 countries and territories, MakersValley is creating a global footprint that will positively impact the entire fashion industry, from production to retail.
MakersValley plans to benefit from the outstanding mentorship and community resources of the MassChallenge accelerator. It will leverage these resources and any funding awarded to pilot new programs to assist fashion designer product development, help Makers reach new retail markets, and enable them to create robust and accessible brand identities.
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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, and Texas, MassChallenge is committed to strengthening the global innovation ecosystem by supporting high-potential startups across all industries, from anywhere in the world. To date, 1,900 MassChallenge alumni have raised more than $4 billion in funding, generated more than $2 billion in revenue, and created over 120,000 total jobs. Learn more about MassChallenge at masschallenge.org.
St. Louis native Jessica Donovan enjoys 3 things: tacos, cute animals, and creating content that informs, inspires, and connects people to a democratized & transparent fashion manufacturing experience.