MassChallenge Awards cleancult with $50,000 Gold Prize

On October 17th, MassChallenge held an award ceremony to announce the winners of the $1 million in cash prizes as part of its 2018 Boston Startup Competition and Accelerator. Awards were handed out to 15 of the Accelerators highest-impact finalists from the original 128 startups admitted into the program. MBBP client cleancult was named a $50K Gold Winner for …

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Giant Otter Named Finalist in Harvard President’s Challenge

On March 14 MBBP client Giant Otter Technologies was announced as a finalist in the President's Challenge, a Harvard University competition created to foster cross-disciplinary entrepreneurial ventures that will have profound social impact. Giant Otter is one of ten early-stage, student led teams selected as finalists that will now spend six weeks on an accelerated path to …

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Giant Otter Co-Founders Interviewed by NECN

On September 6, New England Cable News (NECN) interviewed MBBP client Giant Otter Technologies, a start-up that builds simulations to teach social and communication skills using crowdsourced artificial intelligence. Giant Otter is a finalist for MassChallenge, a four month accelerator program, and is in the running to receive the $100,000 grand prize. NECN interviewed Giant Otter …

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Crowdfunding of Early-Stage Businesses Gaining Momentum

By: Carl Barnes Crowdfunding – in which entrepreneurs and start-ups use the internet to raise capital in small amounts from large numbers of ordinary investors – may be on its way to becoming a realty. For the moment, crowdfunding is virtually impossible under the federal securities laws. But even SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro acknowledges that crowdfunding is …

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