Type: Organization
Name: MassChallenge
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These were the most popular tech stories in August

Here are the most popular tech stories during the past month on the Boston Business Journal website:Inside Google's new Kendall Square office First look: Inside Wayfair's new HQ at Copley Place Eleven people who left HubSpot to pursue other ventures Elon ... [Published Boston Business Journal - 11 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Jolt Launches Device to Help ID Concussions in Kids

PRWebToday, Jolt, a startup specializing in embedded sensor athletic gear, announces the launch of their first product, the Jolt Sensor, on Kickstarter .The Jolt Sensor is a small clip that can easily attach to any piece of head-worn athletic equipment. ... [Published RCL Advisors - 2 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Meet our MassChallenge Finalists

Two of our alumni are finalists in the 2014  MassChallenge  competition. Sue Liang and Remy Carpinito are competing against 127 other startup founders for a share of $1.75 million in cash prizes.Remy Carpinito, BSBA '13Alumnus launches web app to improve ... [Published Suffolk University - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

UVM Alumni, Staff Participate in NASDAQ Opening Bell Ceremony

On Wednesday morning, Leslie Black Sullivan ’77, joined UVM Foundation staff members at ceremonies marking the opening bell at the NASDAQ in New York City. Sullivan, wife of UVM President Tom Sullivan, was invited to the stock exchange by Jordan Saxe ... [Published University of Vermont - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 3 reports

MassChallenge Rang the Opening Bell at NASDAQ Wednesday Morning [Video]

MassChallenge Co-founder and CEO John Harthorne rang the opening bell of the NASDAQ stock exchange Wednesday morning, armed with a commitment: that the locally-founded nonprofit would launch startup accelerators in 10 cities by 2019, beginning with a ... [Published Bostinno - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Massachusetts Competition Challenges Startups to Innovate

To spur innovation, the Massachusetts Office of Information Technology (MassIT) is trying something a little different. On Aug. 21, MassIT announced the Government Innovation Competition, a $50,000 contest launched in collaboration with startup accelerator ... [Published Government Technology US - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Watertown publisher cooks up mag with kid-friendly recipes [Boston Herald :: ]

Aug. 24--Five years ago, cookbook writer Sally Sampson was sick of hearing that the obesity epidemic was being fueled by a culture in which fast food was cheaper to buy than healthy food cooked at home.So she decided to try a little experiment: She assembled ... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 3 reports

Massachusetts seeks new tech ideas

After a series of botched technology projects, the state has announced a $50,000 competition to attract new ideas and technologies to help Massachusetts government become more efficient, save money and engage with the public in innovative ways.Although ... [Published Boston Herald - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

video•BBJ Report: Women and MassChallenge

Could the tech start-up industry ion Massachusetts be diversifying?Boston Business Journal technology reporter Sara Castellanos wrote about 10 female founders of MassChallenge start-ups."MassChallenge is a start-up accelerator program. They accept about ... [Published - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

This Boston startup makes tech that can change billboard ads based on who you are

The UpTake: The founders of MassChallenge startup Real Life Analytics imagined a world where advertisements such as digital billboards could change in real-time based on the identity — or general demographic — of each person walking by. So, they sought ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 2 reports

What to Watch in Boston Biz 8/11-8/15: Women in MassChallenge Showcase, Wistia Summer Shindig & Boston TechBreakfast

Time to wake up, chug down that coffee and prepare for another week, techies. Yes, we're cruising through August and finishing up our last summer vacations. But just remind yourself that there are tons of exciting and fun events to do around... ... [Published Bostinno - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

Improv and Comedy Can Infuse Companies With an Innovative Spirit

Entrepreneur  –Entrepreneurship doesn’t have to be about big egos, stuffy board meetings, solemn faces and high-strung, apocalyptic attitudes. From time to time, Google, Unilever and Liberty Mutual have employed a fair amount of comedic talent, according ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jul 31 2014]


Of the technology, Ben said, "This is the product that I wish I had growing up. And it's the product that today's young athletes need. I want to make sure that nobody has to go through an experience like mine, and, by recognizing injuries when they happen, rather than after the fact, we can ensure that athletes receive proper care when they need it."
"Thanks to ArtLifting, by this time next year, I won't have to be on disability anymore" artist Allen Chamberland, who suffers from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and has been on disability for much of his life, said at a launch party...
"I encourage all of you to join us in helping entrepreneurs" Harthorne added
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MassChallenge CEO Says Future is Bright for U.S... [Published First Coast News - Aug 27 2014]
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MassChallenge founder John Harthorne to ring op... [Published Boston Business Journal - Aug 26 2014]
How One Local Jewelry Designer is Creating Jobs... [Published Bostinno - Aug 26 2014]
Meet the 15 Student Startups Participating in t... [Published Bostinno - Aug 26 2014]
MassChallenge to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market O... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 26 2014]
Massachusetts Competition Challenges Startups t... [Published Government Technology US - Aug 25 2014]
Watertown publisher cooks up mag with kid-frien... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 24 2014]
Massachusetts seeks new tech ideas [Published Boston Herald - Aug 23 2014]
State, MassChallenge Launch Government Innovati... [Published Business West - Aug 22 2014]
State agency, MassChallenge team up for new civ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Aug 22 2014]
MIT-Spun Startup Raises $3M to Help More Than J... [Published Bostinno - Aug 21 2014]
Job hungry graduate with a spare £3000? Bag you... [Published - Aug 21 2014]
Startup Institute signs instructors from Yelp a... [Published Business Matters Magazine - Aug 21 2014]
Gradberry is Helping Employers Find Young Talen... [Published Bostinno - Aug 20 2014]
Harvard Business School Names Sid Misra as 2014... [Published India New England - Aug 19 2014]
Site lets job seekers ‘upskill’ [Published Boston Herald - Aug 17 2014]
Meet the students behind 4 promising tech startups [Published The Kernel - Aug 16 2014]
Harvard Business School Names 2014-2015 Blavatn... [Published Access Industries - Aug 15 2014]
FAA letter may keep aviation startups like AirP... [Published - Aug 15 2014]
video•BBJ Report: Women and MassChallenge [Published - Aug 15 2014]
Remotaid’s wireless fetal heart rate monitor co... [Published MedCity News - Aug 14 2014]
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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 ...
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BMC Recalls Three Models of Bicycles Due to Fal... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - May 15 2014]
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Microsoft sponsoring new MassChallenge prize fo... [Published TechNet Blogs - May 15 2014]
As a founding sponsor of MassChallenge , known as the world’s largest startup accelerator, Microsoft has a history of commitment to the four-year-old nonprofit and the businesses it has helped launch. This month, they’ll kick that commitment up ...
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