Helios Hockey Selected as Finalist for MassChallenge Boston 2020 Accelerator

Sports tech startup to represent NH Tech in global network of startups

Published Wed June 3, 2020

[PORTSMOUTH, June 3, 2020] ā€” Helios Hockey, a Portsmouth-based sports technology company, was selected to participate in MassChallengeā€™s Boston 2020 accelerator program after being selected from over 1,100 startup applicants.

ā€œWe are grateful for the opportunity to represent NH Tech near our MIT roots in the Hub of Hockey,ā€ said Bill Near, Heliosā€™ CEO and Founder. ā€œMassChallenge is a top-notch platform for accelerating the growth of companies and will play a key role in Heliosā€™ next growth phase.ā€

As the flagship program, the MassChallenge Boston accelerator supports more than 100 early-stage startups across industries and from regions around the world. Acceptance into the competitive program offers unmatched access to top experts, corporate partners, evidence-backed programming, and more. At its culmination in October, top startups have a unique opportunity to compete for up to $1M in cash prizes at the annual MassChallenge Awards.Ā 


About Helios Hockey

Based in Portsmouth, NH, Helios Hockey, Inc. develops performance solutions to help hockey players skate and shoot better. Heliosā€™ smart technology uses AI to give players and teams a competitive edge by providing individual performance analysis and closing the feedback loop on key skill attributes. Mobile apps deliver both real-time and post-session insights to players, coaches and trainers in addition to engaging experiences on and off the ice. Learn more about Helios Hockey at helioshockey.com.

About MassChallengeĀ 

MassChallenge is a global network of zero-equity startup accelerators. Headquartered in the United States with locations in Boston, Israel, Mexico, 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 2,400 MassChallenge alumni have raised more than $6.2 billion in funding, generated over $3 billion in revenue, and created over 157,000 total jobs. Learn more about MassChallenge at masschallenge.org.