2012 MITX Innovation Awards Finalists Announced
Outstanding Innovations to be Recognized at June 12th Ceremony
The Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX) announced today the finalists of its MITX Innovation Awards. The awards ceremony, to be held on June 12, 2012 at the Westin Copley Place, celebrates the innovations powering the future of marketing and revolutionizing the way we work and play.
Finalists competed in two rounds of judging and were assessed on their product’s competitive positioning, value proposition, and ability to move the industry forward.
"There is incredible momentum in our Innovation Economy here in New England - particularly in Internet and mobile business - and we’re seeing some very exciting things," said MITX President Debi Kleiman. "The 2012 finalists put forward great examples of this, and we are thrilled to honor their achievements. These companies are showing the world what’s next through their creativity and ingenuity."
The 2012 MITX Innovation Awards Finalists are:
Best “Doing Good” Innovation
Participatory Culture Foundation
Best Bootstrapped Start-Up
Business Operations Simplifier
LaunchSquad for OfficeDrop
Best Commerce Transformer/Game Changer
Cartera Commerce, Inc.
Modiv Media, Inc.
Best Consumer Tech that Makes Life Easier
Best Contribution to Innovation by a University/College
Boston College - TechTrek East
Harvard Innovation Lab
Student-led entrepreneurship at Northeastern University
Best Customer Engagement Driver
Pangea Media/ SnapApp
Best Mobile App
Best Mobile Solution
Modo Labs, Inc.
Best Use of Game Mechanics
The Tap Lab
Best User Experience
fresh tilled soil
Best Wellness Innovation
Most Insightful: Analytics/ Business Intelligence
Learn more about the finalists and the ceremony: www.mitxawards.org/innovation
The 2012 MITX Awards couldn’t happen without the help of these amazing sponsors. Event Sponsors: Atom Group, Cassidy Turley FHO, DLA Piper. Creative Partner: Metropolis Creative.
Established in 1996, MITX -- the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange -- is the leading industry organization focused on the web and mobile, bringing together the digital marketing, media and technology community to engage in what’s next and how it will impact the marketing and business worlds. Connecting more than 7,500 professionals in New England, MITX is a dynamic community of thought leaders and collaborators in search of insight, education and opportunity. Creator of FutureM, MITX is headquartered in Cambridge, MA. For more information, visit http://www.mitx.org/.
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