Startups in Kendall Square
Kendall Square is the largest cluster of tech startup office space in Cambridge and a hotspot of startup event activity. Of particular note is the Cambridge Innovation Center, a facility hosting over 450 companies, from remote offices for tech giants like Amazon to small startups working from their C3 coworking space. The CIC hosts Venture Cafe, a weekly free drinks networking event for the startup scene.
Kendall Square is also home to MIT, whose students and research groups are key creators of many startups, and Microsoft’s New England R&D (NERD) office, a generous host of tech meetups and startup conferences.
Personalized nutritional supplements for consumers based on results from an at-home blood test kit.
Price comparison shopping app for household goods across multiple online retailers.
Machine learning platform for insurance companies to predict and prevent customer churn.
“Digital twin” computer modeling for critical infrastructure, using detailed simulation to provide predictive maintenance analytics.
Tools for e-commerce stores to enable sales & support through voice interfaces like Amazon Alexa.
Analyzing social media at scale to understand video viewing correlations across platform (e.g. Netflix, YouTube, TV shows) and enable better media planning & ad targeting.
“Computer-aided design and genetic engineering framework for programming living cells.”