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Lever Launches Second Mohawk Trail Entrepreneurship Challenge

Lever's MTEC seeks to attract forestry-based and wood-using startups, excluding businesses focused on wood-based fuels.

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MeHI, Lever Announce Finalists for Massachusetts Digital Health COVID-19 Recovery Challenge

All eight finalists will participate in a three-month accelerator program run by Lever, including an intensive series of lean startup workshops and tailored mentoring from experts to develop their innovative tool, streamline their business plan, and work on their go-to-market strategy.

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Finalists Selected for Lever Berkshire Intrapreneur Challenge

The winner will receive a $25,000 Lever Innovation Grant to continue developing their idea.

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Health Together Wins Berkshire Health Technology Challenge

The company, co-founded by Nicolas Boillot and Diedre Tomlinson, will use the $25,000 Challenge award to continue working on its innovative online health platform.

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Lever to Hold 2021 Innovation Summit

With the theme "Innovating Innovation," this two-day event will feature intrapreneurs who "innovate from within" mature companies, a discussion of rural innovation, and presentations from leaders who are innovating for inclusion.

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Keva Health Wins COVID-19 Connect Tech Innovation Challenge

Keva Health, developers of a remote monitoring platform to help physicians treating asthma patients and an app for patients to better manage their condition, was awarded $40,000 to continue developing their business

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Finalists Chosen for Berkshire Health Technology Challenge

Over the next two months, participants will refine their business plans and will deliver their final pitches to a panel of judges at the BHTC virtual event on June 10. The winning company will be awarded $25,000.

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Charlemont Campground Wins Entrepreneurial Challenge

Foolhardy Hill, an off-the-grid base camp for outdoor enthusiasts started by Katie and Patrick Banks, was selected from among five finalists by a panel of three judges after making virtual pitches.

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MedUX Wins Lever's Berkshire Manufacturing Innovation Challenge

The company, founded by Alec Gillinder and Quinn King, both recent alumni of Syracuse University, will receive a $25,000 award to continue developing its wearable IV technology.

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Lever's Berkshire Manufacturing Innovation Challenge Finalists

The winner will receive a $25,000 award to advance their business at the final virtual pitch competition in February 2021.

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Finalists Announced for Lever's Mohawk Trail Entrepreneur Challenge

Over the next few weeks, these business owners will work with Lever to refine their business plans and goals. The winner will receive a $25,000 award to advance their business at the final Challenge pitch event on March 11.

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COVID 'Connect Tech' Challenge Seeks Innovators

While previous editions of the Challenge series focused on individuals working on products at mature companies, the Connect Tech Innovation Challenge will focus on entrepreneurs and start-ups.

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Lever Seeks Applicants for Mohawk Trail Entrepreneur Challenge

Mohawk Trail Entrepreneur Challenge (MTEC), which seeks entrepreneurs building regional businesses that will create jobs in the Mohawk Trail region, is now accepting applications, and one business owner will receive $25,000 to advance their project.

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Lever, North Adams Awarded Grant To Support Mohawk Trail Woodlands Partnership

Lever and the City of North Adams have been awarded $65,000 and $20,000, respectively, through a state grant program to support forest stewardship and conservation, trail improvements, and nature-based tourism in the Mohawk Trail Woodlands Partnership (MTWP) region.

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Lever Names Winners in Health Tech, Sustainability Challenges

The grant was one of two $25,000 awards given out on Thursday during an afternoon Zoom presentation by four finalists in each category. Multiscale Systems of Worcester, led by Jesse Silverberg, won the Berkshire Sustainability Challenge for its innovations in lightweight materials for the trucking industry.

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Boston Man Joins Lever's Board of Trustees

He was the first executive director of the Kendall Square Association and has held the COO and CFO positions at the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority. He is a frequently invited speaker on leadership development, innovation clusters and economic growth, and the creative economy.

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