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Five Reasons to Attend the MassChallenge…

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1. The Crowd

Over 1,000+ world-class entrepreneurs, investors, corporate executives, philanthropists, media, and startup enthusiasts will attend this phenomenal innovation celebration. If youve ever wanted to meet and rub elbows with the startup ecosystems most celebrated influencers, #MCAwards16 is the place to do it.

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Since June, MassChallenge has been home to 128 of the highest-potential, highest-impact startups in the world.

After participating in countless workshops, panels, and office hours during our four-month accelerator, these entrepreneurs are ready to amaze you with their game-changing products and services during an engaging startup showcase before the show.

3. Witness 26 Compelling Pitches

$1.5M in equity free cash prizes are on the line as the 26 top startups from our 2016 cohort pitch their ventures to a massive crowd

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These entrepreneurs have infused these pitches with their blood, sweat, and tears to make them the best they can be. Whether it be solutions to maternal care or new VR tech, theres a pitch for everyone at #MCAwards16!

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4. Get Inspired by our keynote, Chobani CEO & Founder, Hamdi Ulukaya

Chobani Founder Hamdi Ulukaya, through championing the plight of refugees, giving equity to his employees, and offering paid parental leave to his employees, has defined himself as a leader among leaders.

#MCAwards16 is an awesome opportunity to hear how Mr. Ulukaya immigrated from Turkey to build an incredible company with a humanitarian vision. You wont want to miss his keynote.

5. Compete to get featured on our TagBoard Tweetwall

#MCAwards16 is your opportunity to be in the spotlight! Weve partnered up with TagBoard to level up our audience engagement. Theres a big chance that your tweets and hot takes will be featured on our Tweet wall, expanding your reach to everyone in attendance and even — the world!

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What are you waiting for? Buy your ticket and help shine a spotlight on the worlds most promising entrepreneurs today: more.masschallenge.org/awards-boston

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