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Who doesn’t love drinking out of a mason jar? Thanks to a Tufts graduate student, it’s been made easier. Engineering grad student Joshua Resnikoff co-designed the “Cuppow,” an affordable drinking lid for mason jars. Read the Cuppow blog to get the latest news on the product, and watch this short overview video.
The 125 teams in the MassChallenge startup competition have been winnowed to 26, and two teams with Tufts ties are among the finalists vying for $1 million in funding.
- Sanergy – winners of the social entrepreneurship competition at this year’s $100K Business Plan Competition. Team includes: Gaurav Tiwari, F12, along with Lindsay Stradley, David Auerbach and Ani Vallabhaneni. Sanergy aims to manufacture low-cost, high-quality, water-free toilets to reduce sanitation-related diseases in Kenya’s slums. The waste will be collected and converted into biogas and organic fertilizer. Sanergy has already launched the pilot phase of their enterprise.
- Pintley – Founded by Tim Noetzel, A08. Gives personalized beer recommendations.
MassChallenge is part of the White House’s Startup America Partnership, a government initiative to promote innovation entrepreneurship. Judges will name between 10 and 20 winners at a ceremony on Oct. 24.