MassChallenge Awards Ceremony
125 companies participated in the 2012 MassChallenge Accelerator program. Last night, they awarded over $1M in cash prizes to several of the final 26 teams.
It was a packed house!!!
MassChallenge Founder & CEO
John Harthorne, MassChallenge Founder & CEO, addresses the crowd last night.
Governor Deval Patrick
Massachusetts Governor, Deval Patrick, was a keynote speaker.
Ministry of Supply
Ministry of Supply Co-Founder, Kit Hickey giving the company's one minute pitch.
Lining Up to Pitch
More entrepreneurs lining up to give their one minute pitch.
Scott Griffith, Chairman & CEO of Zipcar, gets ready to present a gold $50K award.
Wyc & Corinne Grousbeck
Wyc & Corinne Grousbeck were also there to present a $50K award, which went out to NBA Math Hoops.
The MassChallenge Team
The MassChallenge team, along with Orlando Jones (Master of Ceremonies), takes the stage for a well deserved round of applause.
And now...the winners of the 2012 MassChallenge.
$100K Winner - LiquiGlide
$100K Winner - LiquiGlide, a super-slippery coating platform that will revolutionize the cosmetics and food packaging industry.
$100K Winner - Strong Arm Technologies
$100K Winner - Strong Arm Technologies, a company that has developed a solution to help avoid injuries from workers who lift incorrectly.
$100K Winner - RallyPoint
$100K Winner - RallyPoint, which does for the military what LinkedIn does for business, empowering military professionals to pursue the best career opportunities
$100K Winner - GRIT
$100K Winner - Global Reserach Innovation & Technology (GRIT) has developed The Leveraged Freedom Chair, a lever powered wheelchair