Wins $10,000 first prize, Ashton Industries of Boxford second; Halcyon Diagnostics, Inc. of Beverly, third.
SALEM, Mass., May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Enterprise Center at
"This competition showcases the breadth and quality of new growth businesses in our region. North of Boston is a great place to work and live and this plan underscores our commitment to the business community," said Christine Sullivan, Executive Director of the Enterprise Center at
The winners are:
First Place: Glymetrix, Salem, MA
Glymetrix provides innovative engagement strategies to motivate better diabetes management through the use of games, rewards and incentives.
Second Place: Ashton Industries, Boxford, MA
Ashton Industries, Inc. is dedicated to designing and producing affordable and widely available foot care products for children. The Boxford, Massachusetts-based company delivered its first product, Arch Angels(R) to market in 2008. Arch Angels(R) are the first comfort insoles that address the unique needs of children's developing feet and is doctor-designed and pediatrician approved.
Third Place: Halcyon Diagnostics, Inc., Beverly, MA
Halcyon Diagnostics, Inc. is an early-stage personalized medicine company focused on commercializing novel predictive diagnostics for targeted cancer therapeutics.
"This group of competition winners has built diversified management teams, strong business models, and products that are either innovative or are produced in new ways. We congratulate Glymetrix and all the companies that participated in this competition and thank them for their critical role in growing the regional economy," said Bob Halpin, President of the Merrimack Valley Economic Development Council.
Thirty companies entered the contest. Of these, six semi-finalists were chosen by a panel of investors, bankers, business owners, academics and entrepreneurs. Of the six, three finalists were selected to participate in the finale and vie for $20,000 in prize money.
Contact Information for finalists: Tom Hunter CEO Glymetrix 121 Loring Ave. Suite 540 Salem, MA 01970 978-740-5900 781-346-4461 cell email@example.com www.glymetrix.com Heather Ashton Manolian Cofounder and CEO Ashton Industries, Inc. P.O. Box 121 Boxford, MA 01921 978-882-2173 www.myarchangels.com firstname.lastname@example.org James G. Cullem, J.D Managing Principal Aurora Nova, LLC 458 Boston Street Suite 1-3 Topsfield, MA 01983 jcullem@AuroraNovaIP.com www.AuroraNovaIP.com ph: (978) 986-0993 fax: (978) 986-2000
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