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.

Tools for e-commerce stores to enable sales & support through voice interfaces like Amazon Alexa.

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Cybersecurity tools manager, providing higher-level coordination and performance analysis for orgs using multiple tools.

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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.

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“Computer-aided design and genetic engineering framework for programming living cells.”

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At-office car maintenance as an employee benefit.

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Life-sciences talent & project marketplace.

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Array data management software; “manages massive dense and sparse multi-dimensional array data that frequently arise in important scientific applications.”

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Building a platform to help patients better navigate treatment options.

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Elder-monitoring smart sensor using infrared to measure motion & evaluate health. Preserves privacy by monitoring a limited area, with no photos or videos.

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Makers of Darwin.ai, AI software allowing systematic evaluation of in-development drugs for a variety of rare diseases.

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