• Previous Startup of the Year Winners who have rocked the mic!

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    OUR CHAMPIONS OVER THE YEARS

    Aperiomics, Inc. | Ashburn, VA

    2018 Startup of the Year™ Winner

    Aperiomics is the only company identifying every Bacteria, Virus, Fungus, and Parasite in one test.

    Oska Wellness | Carlsbad, CA

    2017 Startup of the Year™ Winner

    UPDATE July 2018: Won Best New Technology Solution - Pain Managementfrom the MedTech Breakthrough. This is the second MedTech win - Oska Wellness won in 2017 for the Best iOT Healthcare Wearable Device.

     

    Oska Wellness is committed to developing health and wellness technology-driven products that assist individuals in living a more active, pain-free lifestyle.

     

    ShearShare | McKinney, TX

    2017 Startup of the Year™ Winner

    UPDATE July 2018: Selected as a winner for the first-ever Fidelity Labs Reshape the World competition; April 2018 - Won Judge's Favorite at Google Demo Day; YC Fellow & 500 Startups Alum (batch 19)

     

    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.

     

    Blendoor | San Francisco, CA

    2015 Startup of the Year™ Winner

    UPDATE July 2018: Won the 2017 SXSW Interactive Innovation Award for Innovation in Connecting People.

     

    Blendoor's technology enables scalable diversity hiring that yields measurable results for your business

    HIS Energy | Hampton, VA

    2014 Startup of the Year™ Winner

    UPDATE July 2018: No longer active.

    Maxwell Health | Boston, MA

    2013 Startup of the Year™ Winner

    UPDATE July 2018: Maxwell Health acquired by Sun Life Financial June 2018 for an undisclosed amount.

     

    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.