2012 $100K Diamond Winner, RallyPoint, does for the military what LinkedIn does for business, empowering military professionals to pursue the best career opportunities. RallyPoint gives US military members unprecedented ability to influence their careers by leveraging their own unique military merits and connections to dramatically improve chances of finding ideal employment. Fittingly the RallyPoint site has launched out of invitation only phase today Veterans Day Monday!
2012 $50K Gold Winner and one of TIME Magazines Best Inventions of 2012, Bounce Imaging saves lives by developing ultra-low-cost, easy-to-use imaging systems to meet the needs of soldiers and first responders, allowing them to explore potentially hazardous spaces without exposing them to harm.
2012 Silver Winner, Neumitra, helps monitor and manage acute and chronic stress including post-traumatic stress disorder with their wearable bandu biofeedback watch and smartphone app. Neumitra is working to solve the stress epidemic to improve health, performance, and happiness.
Finalist, Altaeros Energies, is developing a breakthrough airborne wind turbine to produce abundant, low cost, renewable energy. Altaeros turbines are designed for easy mobility and rapid deployment at remote, military, and offshore sites.
2010 Finalists, Honor Our Troops, was formed to bring veterans together with businesses that want to thank them for their service and provide them with discounts on a variety of goods and services.
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