And the Winner is… Kaon Interactive!
20 Finalists, narrowed down from 188 nominees, presented to a panel of 66 judges on April 7th at the MIT Endicott House in Dedham, MA as part of Phase 2 of the competition. After the presentations, the judges chose four winners in the “Profit” category and two in the “Non-Profit” category. Two companies were honored as “Rising Stars”, who are in the early stage of development and have clearly demonstrated the validity of their business.
SBANE [Smaller Business Association of New England] feels that innovation is at the heart of economic prosperity and SBANE continues to recognize those companies that have transformed their innovative ideas into a product or service that delivers proven value to customers. The New England Innovation Awards Program was started in 1986 and, since then, almost 200 companies have won this prestigious award. Nominations from a wide variety of companies are welcome. Former nominees have come from varying fields such as technology, manufacturing, service, non-profit, and retail/distribution.