MassChallenge

Type: Organization
Name: MassChallenge
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

APP helps EMTs alert hospitals

For emergency medical technicians, every bit of information can be the difference between life and death.A MassChallenge finalist called Twiage has developed a mobile app that can help. With just the touch of a button or voice-activated Google Glass, ... [Published Boston Herald - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

EdTrip’s a field day for teachers

For most students, field trips are something to look forward to as a day away from the classroom and, every so often, as a chance to see for themselves something truly transformative, something they’ve only heard about in school or read about in book ... [Published Boston Herald - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Technology is driving change in Colombia

AFP//filePeople attended the seventh edition of Campus Party in Cali, Colombia, earlier this year.When Governor Deval Patrick announced a trade mission to Colombia in 2013, it may have taken some in Massachusetts by surprise. For those who think that ... [Published Boston Globe - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Meet the Four Finalists for the ONEin3 Impact Awards

Image via ONEin3It was surely a tough decision for Boston's ONEin3 Council to narrow a field of twenty able-minded nominees to four finalists for its esteemed Impact Awards , but they did it. And make no mistake, each of the contenders are more than worthy ... [Published Bostinno - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Leading US start-up accelerator comes to the UK

by Megan DunsbyUpdated: Sep 18, 2014 Published: Sep 18, 2014A £10m start-up accelerator, MassChallenge UK, is to launch in London to support “hundreds” of British entrepreneurs and early-stage businesses.The UK programme intends to build on the success ... [Published startups.co.uk - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Sun-exposure tracking device to help users see the light

A MassChallenge finalist says it’s developed the first solar-powered, wearable sun-exposure tracker to improve energy, mood and focus, regulate sleep cycle and monitor ultraviolet light exposure. Jacqueline Olds, associate clinical professor of psychiatry ... [Published Harvard Medical School - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Two Kenyan-based businesses among finalists in global competition

Sanergy and Honey Care Africa (HCA), both Kenyan-based businesses, are among the finalists in the 2014 Nestlé Prize in Creating Shared Value (CSV) global competition.Sanergy, a social enterprise that makes affordable and hygienic sanitation accessible ... [Published Business Daily Africa - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Sun-exposure tracking device to help users see the light

A MassChallenge finalist says it’s developed the first solar-powered, wearable sun-exposure tracker to improve energy, mood and focus, regulate sleep cycle, and monitor ultraviolet light exposure.Founded by two Harvard Medical School psychiatry professors, ... [Published Boston Herald - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

MassChallenge’s global scale

MassChallenge, already the world’s largest startup accelerator and competition — with programs in Boston, Israel and, in the coming months, the U.K. — continues to push the envelope of international expansion, exploring the possibility of similar programs ... [Published Boston Herald - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

BrightLoop app could become teacher’s pet

For the frazzled teacher trying to plan lessons, track student progress and keep administrators and parents in the loop, help may be on the way: A new Web-based app developed by a Boston schoolteacher promises to do that and more.Accessible on any tablet ... [Published Boston Herald - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Massachusetts Puts Out Welcome Mat for Startups

State officials in Massachusetts want to make it clear that the Bay State is no innovation backwater. They want to foster valuable partnerships between the public and private sectors and aren’t afraid at using some cash incentives to draw interest.Last ... [Published Government Executive - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Execs from Acquia, MassChallenge, CoachUp make BBJ's 40 Under 40

Employees and executives from several Boston-area tech companies and startups made the BBJ's 40 Under 40 list this year.The Boston Business Journal on Tuesday announced the 2014 class of 40 Under 40 honorees — business and civic leaders who already are ... [Published Boston Business Journal - Sep 03 2014]

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...engagement platform for RVMs," said Hakon Volldal, executive vice president and head of TOMRA's Collection Solutions business area, in a statement. "We hope our retail partners will get excited about the RVM's enhanced capabilities to gather shopper insights and deliver marketing messages and rewards right there in the store."
"If you can see that 87 percent of the incoming freshmen in the business class love entrepreneurship" Carpinito explained, "why not get a speaker in to speak to that?"
...Now it looks like we know where. "We're expanding quickly," Uber Boston General Manager Meghan Verena Joyce told Kirsner at the time. "We're hoping to keep our regional base in Boston proper, although we've gotten a number of compelling offers in surrounding communities as well" she said
...But then we had to do everything, like design a website, advertise, marketing and sales, business strategy, hiring, engineering," Braun says. "The VMS helped us prioritize. They gave us homework and milestones we had to accomplish, so we held ourselves accountable."

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APP helps EMTs alert hospitals [Published Boston Herald - Sep 28 2014]
Changing of the guard in the Boston business co... [Published Boston Globe - Sep 26 2014]
Greenbean Recycle Acquired by Fellow Reverse Ve... [Published Bostinno - Sep 24 2014]
Pearl's Premium Ultra Low Maintenance Lawn Seed... [Published Digital Journal - Sep 22 2014]
CampusTap Successfully Brings Back the Idea of ... [Published Bostinno - Sep 22 2014]
EdTrip’s a field day for teachers [Published Boston Herald - Sep 21 2014]
Technology is driving change in Colombia [Published Boston Globe - Sep 20 2014]
Is Uber Moving Its Boston HQ to the Seaport? [Published Bostinno - Sep 19 2014]
China group pays $20m for Israeli smart agritec... [Published The Times Of Israel - Sep 19 2014]
Meet the Four Finalists for the ONEin3 Impact A... [Published Bostinno - Sep 18 2014]
Leading US start-up accelerator comes to the UK [Published startups.co.uk - Sep 18 2014]
Networking options expand for Boston young prof... [Published Daily Free Press - Sep 18 2014]
Boston and London join forces for launch of new... [Published Business Matters Magazine - Sep 17 2014]
Software catches vulnerabilities on websites be... [Published PhysOrg.com - Sep 17 2014]
Hacking for good [Published Noodls - Sep 17 2014]
Hacking for good [Published MIT News feed - Sep 17 2014]
Sun-exposure tracking device to help users see ... [Published Harvard Medical School - Sep 16 2014]
Startup Institute gets $3 million injection fro... [Published Growth Business UK - Sep 16 2014]
Startup Institute partners with Hailo and raise... [Published ITProPortal.com - Sep 16 2014]
Startup Institute raises $3 million in financing [Published Business Matters Magazine - Sep 16 2014]
Two Kenyan-based businesses among finalists in ... [Published Business Daily Africa - Sep 15 2014]
Sun-exposure tracking device to help users see ... [Published Boston Herald - Sep 14 2014]
MassChallenge’s global scale [Published Boston Herald - Sep 14 2014]
Beyond Tinder: Can Anyone Create A Female-Frien... [Published Fast Company - Sep 10 2014]
BrightLoop app could become teacher’s pet [Published Boston Herald - Sep 08 2014]
Massachusetts Puts Out Welcome Mat for Startups [Published Government Executive - Sep 03 2014]
LaunchPad LI, LISTnet, and Constant Contact pre... [Published Huntington Patch - Sep 03 2014]
Execs from Acquia, MassChallenge, CoachUp make ... [Published Boston Business Journal - Sep 03 2014]
Device opens DNA testing to masses [Published Boston Herald - Aug 31 2014]
These were the most popular tech stories in August [Published Boston Business Journal - Aug 29 2014]
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Hacking for good [Published MIT News feed - Sep 17 2014]
Hacking is often done with malicious intent. But the two MIT alumni who co-founded fast-growing startup Tinfoil Security have shown that hacking can be put to good use: improving security.   Through Tinfoil, Michael Borohovski ’09 and Ainsley Braun ...
Solving the world’s plastic problem [Published MIT News feed - Jun 20 2014]
Plastic is becoming a major problem worldwide: In 2012, the United States alone produced roughly 32 million tons of plastic waste, while only recycling about 9 percent of its plastic, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. This is because ...
Babson Entrepreneurs Join 2014 MassChallenge Ac... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Jun 09 2014]
WELLESLEY, Mass., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six Babson startups were among the 128 global finalists chosen to advance to the MassChallenge 2014 Accelerator Program.This year's class was selected from more than 1,600 applicants, making it ...
May Recall Roundup – Flaming Jerky Blaster [Published The Consumerist - May 15 2014]
“What on earth is a jerky blaster?” you may be asking. It’s a product sold by outdoor outfitter Cabela’s that lets you make your own jerky sticks at home, and it functions sort of like a caulk gun for meat. It’s been recalled because its charger might ...
BMC Recalls Three Models of Bicycles Due to Fal... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - May 15 2014]
WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Recall SummaryName of Product: BMC Alpenchallenge, ...
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MassChallenge to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market O... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 26 2014]
CASIS and Boeing Collaborate to Support Entrepr... [Published Financial Services - Apr 23 2014]
GiantOtter receives NSF small business R&D gran... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 10 2014]
Generation S: Russia's Biggest National Startup... [Published PR Newswire - Dec 18 2013]
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