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Recent Startup of the Year® Podcasts
Ep. #115 (9/19/23) | On this episode, Jen Consalvo, Co-CEO & Co-Founder, Established, hosts an Investor Discussion with Halcyon Fund's Dahna Goldstein, Chief Investment Officer and Co- Managing Director, and Phoebe Van Duinen, Principal and Investment Manager. Also part of the conversation is Olivia Goldstein, Vice President, StartFast Ventures.
Ep. #0114 (8/10/23) | On this episode of the Startup of the Year Podcast, Frank Gruber, Co-CEO and Co-Founder, Established, interviews Dr. Richard Munassi, Director, Tampa Bay Wave Accelerator during SXSW 2023. Dr. Munassi highlights his four-year journey in creating the nonprofit incubator and its top-notch community.
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3. Elevates inclusivity and embraces diversity; our 2019 competition had nearly 50% women or minority founders.
Past Startup of the Year® Winners
2019 Startup of the Year Winner
Houston & Austin, TX | San Juan, Puerto Rico
re:3D is committed to decimating the cost and scale barriers to industrial 3D printing. After pioneering the world’s first affordable, human-scale industrial 3D printer, they are now enabling 3D printing directly from reclaimed plastic pellets or flake.
2018 Startup of the Year Winner | Established Ventures Portfolio
Aperiomics is revolutionizing the way that medical professionals around the world identify infections. Aperiomics identifies every known bacteria, virus, fungus, and parasite through Deep Shotgun Metagenomic Sequencing, using our world renown database containing over 37,000 microbes. They help doctors and their patients identify the causes of infections that other tests cannot identify, thus streamlining the path to a positive clinical outcome.
2017 Startup of the Year Winner | Established Ventures Portfolio
Oska Wellness is committed to developing health and wellness technology-driven products that assist individuals in living a more active, pain-free lifestyle.
2016 Startup of the Year Winner | Established Ventures Portfolio
Connects salon and barbershop owners to individual beauty operators to fill unused salon suites and stations on a temporary basis, allowing salon and barbershop owners make money on their excess inventory.
2015 Startup of the Year Winner
San Francisco, CA
A blind recruiting app that facilitates job matching based on merit, not molds.
2014 Startup of the Year Winner
Eliminating the cost and logistics associated with changing batteries in remotely located sensors.
2013 Startup of the Year Winner
UPDATE July 2018: Maxwell Health acquired by Sun Life Financial June 2018.
The first ever operating system for employee benefits. Maxwell simplifies benefits, reduces costs, and improves employee health. Maxwell Health has gone on to raise over 69 million dollars in funding.
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