Save the Date: Beantown Throwdown Returns During HUBweek
On October 13, 2017, join us for the fifth annual Beantown Throwdown, hosted by your friends here at HUBweek in partnership with MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge, where student teams from 10+ local colleges and universities will gather at The HUB on City Hall Plaza to pitch their startup for recognition, as voted by the audience, as the winner of the pitch competition.
Registration opens on August 16th, so keep an eye out for more updates on prizes, judges, and panelists coming soon! 👀
In the meantime, check out some highlights from years past and get to know some of our previous winners.
First Place Winner — AskMolly, a database where pharmacists and healthcare professionals can look up illicit substances and find in-depth drug information about them. Co-founders Shivani Shah and Simran Bimrah are both doctor of pharmacy candidates at MCPHS University.
Wednesday night, 12 student startups representing universities across Boston and beyond competed against each other in…www.americaninno.
First Place Winner — MightyWell, (formerly known as PICCPerfect) is a one-stop shop for stylish and functional medical accessories for patients. CEO and Co-Founder Emily Levy is a recent Babson College ’16 graduate who is transforming the way patients with chronic illnesses live their lives by encouraging them to #LiveMightyWell.
Last night, the best of the best from Boston's college startup scene duked it out at the Beantown Throwdown. But only…www.americaninno.com
Fun Fact: MightyWell went on to win the Babson Breakaway Challenge, the first and only competition to promote gender parity in the VC industry, during #HWDemoDay last year, too!
We will be announcing more details in the coming weeks. If you want to be among the first to know, jump on our email list and we will send the details straight to your inbox.📬
— María & the HUBweek Team 👋🏼