On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019, eight finalist teams took the stage for our finale competition of MIT $100K Launch. The competition was emceed by the one and only Scott Stern, David Sarnoff Professor at MIT Sloan School of Management. In celebration of #30Yearsof100K, we were joined by John Harthorne (MIT MBA ‘07, founder of MassChallenge) and Peter Mui (MIT ‘82, co-founder of MIT $100K).
After two hours of exciting pitches, Q&A, and keynotes, we were thrilled to announce the following prizes:
Audience Choice Award ($10,000): The ReadRead
Robert P. Goldberg Grand Prize ($100,000): Acoustic Wells
Congratulations to all of our competitors this cycle, and thank you to our judges and sponsors:
Judges: TJ Parker, Co-Founder & CEO, PillPack; Mira Wilczek, President & CEO, Cogo Labs; Thomas Collet, President, CEO & Director, Phrixus Pharmaceuticals; Tanguy Chau, Venture Investor; and Katie Rae, CEO & Managing Partner, The Engine
Sponsors: Gold - Brex, Goodwin, Morgan Lewis, WilmerHale, Wolf Greenfield; Silver - Akamai Technologies, Cydan, Latham & Watkins
As for us, we’re signing off for the summer, but will be back in the new academic year for the next competition cycle! See you then.
Access the full press release: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/acoustic-wells-wins-2019-mit-100k-entrepreneurship-competition-300852028.html