Two bio firms among ACA Innovation Challenge winners

July 5, 2013

By hammersmith

The Arizona Commerce Authority announced the six winners of its Spring 2013 Arizona Innovation Challenge at the inaugural Innovation Arizona summit in Tempe. The competition awards each innovative entrepreneurial winner $250,000 to help grow their business.

The winners are:

• Nasseo, a Peoria medical device company that developed and provides dental and orthopedic implant technology.

• Viomics, a Phoenix company focused on cancer detection technologies to enable early and more targeted intervention that cures previously deadly cancers.

• AppsFreedom, a Chandler provider of cloud-based mobile software for businesses, which recently inked a deal with Dole Packaged Foods.

• Gingerbread Shed, a Tempe company that runs Elevate Tickets, a provider of ticketing, marketing and event services created for major music festivals.

• ReplyBuy, a Scottsdale company that offers a mobile platform for businesses to launch and deploy customized sales campaigns.

• Strongwatch, a Tucson company that provides autonomous surveillance technology for the protection of high-value assets and individuals.

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Arizona Commerce Authority names Innovation Challenge winners