On May 29, teams and individuals were celebrated for their innovative strides, excellence, and embodying the spirit of entrepreneurship at the fourth annual ANTrepreneur of the Year Awards. Congratulations to the winning teams!
Best App/Software: Alcazar
Best Female Owned Business: Purist
Best Marketing Technique: Momochi
Left: Zarina Bahadur accepting the award for Best Pivot on behalf of Zoot. Right: Amie Prathummas accepting the award for Best 10×10 Project on behalf of Prickly Pear Succulents.
Best Crowdfunding Campaign: Waterborne Skateboards
Best Growth Strategy: ARTEM
Best 10×10 Project: Prickly Pear Succulents
Best Original Idea: Greenlight
Best Use of Intellectual Property: Syntr Health Technologies
Prototype of the Year: Celebrate in a Snap
Best Pivot: Zoot
Innovator of the Year: Max Lechner of FirstStep Diagnostics
Most Potential for Social Impact: Seasonally Fresh
Best Environmentally Sustainable Startup: Apeel Juice
Most Dedicated: CarDana
Bien Gutierrez accepting his award for ANTrepreneur of the Year.
Advocate of the Year: National Association of Women Business Owners
Best Alumni ANTrepreneur: Auron Priestley of Kolkin
Visionary of the Year: Noemi Bonessio of Metaseismic
ANTrepreneur of the Year: Bien Gutierrez of Humble Technologies