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.

Winners






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.