Morgenthaler-Pavey Startup Competition winners announced

Photo of the Lighthanded Enterprises team at the Morgenthaler-Pavey Startup Competition

Earlier this month, 20 finalist teams participated in the Morgenthaler-Pavey Startup Competition to pitch their ventures, ideas and research to judges. Nine teams were selected for prizes.

Lighthanded Enterprises, which seeks to help doctors diagnose the most common cause of hearing loss in young children, finished first in the Venture Trak, winning $16,000—the largest in the competition. Watch a clip of Lighthanded team lead Brecken Blackburn after winning the grand prize.

Learn more about the competition.

All of the winners are listed below.

Idea Track

  • Second place: MAWE Technologies ($2,000)
  • First place: HemoSan ($5,000)

Research Track

  • Second place: AGTR2 Agonist Lung Therapeutics ($3,000)
  • First place: Artemis Platform ($4,000)

Social Impact Track

  • Second place: Voteable ($1,000)
  • First place: tekSafari ($5,000)

Venture Track