As one of the largest entrepreneurial ecosystems on the east coast, we focused on creating funding opportunities and providing professional advice for early-stage startups around the Greater Boston Area. In the past five years, we were honored to have witnessed the growth of many successful startup teams from within MIT-CHIEF.


Define the Next Generation of HMI


Mobvoi, backed by Google, SIG and Sequoia Capital, is the only AI company that has developed Chinese voice recognition, natural language processing, and vertical search technology in-house. The mission of Mobvoi is to define the next generation of human-machine interaction. The founders participated in the first MIT-CHIEF China Trip.


Cloud-Based Drug Development


XtalPi is a pharmaceutical technology company that provides cloud-based computational drug solid state research technologies for small-molecule drugs.

As an industry pioneer, XtalPi provides the best solutions for drug solid state screening and designing that can significantly boost the drug development efficiency for biopharmaceutical companies and cast a substantial impact on drug development risk management, patent strategy, and lifecycle management. Its drug solid state research platform deploys naturally paralleled algorithms with more than 10,000 cores of high-performance computing capacity in the cloud and maps out a clear solid states landscape during drug development with groundbreaking speed and accuracy. XtalPi is dedicated to expediting patients’ access to innovative, cost-effective medicines, and contributing to a healthier society worldwide.

Founded in 2014 by a group of quantum physicists at MIT, XtalPi has since grown into an elite team of 30 people with strong expertise in science, pharmaceuticals, and computer science. It has received much recognition for its cutting-edge technologies, innovative solutions, and the potential for wide application of its offerings across the pharmaceutical value chain.


All Parking Data in One Place

Smarking is a software company that specializes in working with transaction level parking data. Our clients own or manage parking assets and have a variety of technology systems in place to manage their inventory.

By consolidating parking data from all your systems (meters, mobile payments, access control equipment, etc.), our platform provides a holistic view of your parking operation. Dive deep into occupancy, revenue, and duration data in order to identify trends, prepare for events, and optimize rates. Daily and weekly digest emails provide key statistics right to your inbox.




Strikingly is a website builder that allows the user, with little or no development experience, to create mobile optimized websites “within minutes”. It is the first Chinese company to graduate from the Y Combinator seed accelerator. The founders joined us on the MIT-CHIEF Demo Day in 2013.


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