Top 10 finalists revealed for Spring 2015 Arizona Innovation Challenge
- Tishin Donkersley
- On June 18, 2015
It’s coming down to the wire for the Spring 2015 Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) Arizona Innovation Challenge. Who will win the $250,000 to build their business?
Today, 10 finalists were announced, and software and science took the majority of spots as finalists.
Beacon Biomedical – is a medical diagnostic device that provides easy, accurate and affordable blood tests for earlier cancer detection. They recently took a runner’s up slot in Venture Madness.
CampusLogic – a software service that simplifies the process for college students to apply for financial aid. Winner of Venture Madness 2015.
CEO and founder CampusLogic reaction to winning Venture Madness
eMoneyPool – a digital microfinance provider that helps the underserved access capital through their social networks. The company recently hit some funding milestones.
eVisit – a telemedicine software company delivering an innovative patient engagement telehealth platform.
Higgle – a personalized marketplace for you to shop and decide on prices.
RevolutionParts – an automotive eCommerce platform that simplifies the online selling process of automotive parts by dealerships. The company just hit a big revenue milestone check it out on AZTB.
RightBio Metrics – created a device that tests the pH levels in someones stomach. They took a runner’s up slot at 2015 Venture Madness.
Swimlane – developed a platform that was designed to help organizations automate their security operations.
Other companies include: NVI Algae (Bio life science) , RBar Energy (advanced manufacturing)
Each year, the ACA awards $1.5 million in the Spring and $1.5 million in the Fall to innovative early-stage companies. Winners could receive up to $250,000 in capital to build their business. Want to learn more about this competition and past winners? Head over to AZTB.