2012 MassChallenge Awards - Pictures & The Winners


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.

Packed House

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

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

$50K Winners - Part I

The first six $50K winners included: Lovin' Spoonfuls, Recovers.org, NBA Math Hoops, Ministry of Supply, & Guided Surgery Solutions.

$50K Winners - Part II

The remaining $50K winners included: Nordic Technology Group, CoachUp, Dynamo Micropower, BuysideFX, Bounce Imaging, IntegralReach, & Lab Automate Tech.