Louisiana Startup Accepted Into MassChallenge Boston Cohort

Dig is a New Orleans-based mobile app for dog lovers and dog owners with some big news to share. The company recently completed The Idea Village accelerator program in New Orleans and has already been accepted into its next accelerator, MassChallenge Boston.

MassChallenge is a global network of zero-equity startup accelerators with locations in Israel, Mexico, Switzerland, the UK, and several locations across the United States including the flagship location in Boston. The Dig team will be given access to corporate partners, mentorship, a tailored curriculum, scholarship opportunities, and co-working space.

Dig was selected from over 1,600 startups for the 2018 MassChallenge Boston. To date, more than 1,500 MassChallenge alumni have raised more than $3 billion in funding, generated over $2 billion in revenue, and created over 80,000 total jobs.

“This is an incredible opportunity to create strategic partnerships nationally and internationally that will propel Dig into new territory,” said Dig CEO and Co-Founder Leigh Isaacson.

Isaacson and her team first launched the app in New York City, then New Orleans, Shreveport, and Orlando. Dig will launch in Chicago in a few weeks and in Boston in July.

Dig will compete for shared of $1.5 million in cash prizes after completing the four month accelerator program.