StartHub Boston Launches “Startups to Watch” Program to Recognize Boston’s Most Innovative Young Companies

February 25, 2016


New program to feature and support promising entrepreneurs in the Greater Boston Area

Boston, Mass -- February 24, 2016 --, the comprehensive, centralized online platform to connect and support Boston’s startup community, today announced the launch of StartHub Startups to Watch. The new program will feature innovative local startups, providing them recognition and visibility for contributing to the continued growth of Boston’s tech ecosystem.

Each week, StartHub will hand-select a promising Greater Boston area-based startup to be featured across the StartHub website, weekly newsletter, and social media channels. The Featured Startup that draws the most interest will be announced as that month’s StartHub Startup to Watch. The coveted title comes with an acceleration bundle that includes an exclusive press release from StartHub announcing their award, prominent placement on the StartHub homepage, social media shout-outs from the Mayor of Boston, StartHub, and other local tech influencers, and additional benefits.

“StartHub Startups to Watch is an opportunity to bring attention to the incredible innovation and talent that makes up the Greater Boston Area tech ecosystem,” said Melissa Yee, Editor of StartHub. “We are committed to supporting our city’s thriving startup economy and highlighting those startups and entrepreneurs that have the potential to shape and improve the world in which we all live.”

Qualifying startups must have a published profile on the StartHub platform. To add your startup’s free profile to StartHub and to qualify for StartHub Startups to Watch, click here.

StartHub was developed in a public-private partnership between the City of Boston and Venture Café, a non-profit organization based in Cambridge, Massachusetts that looks to build more cohesive entrepreneurial communities, and Gust, the world’s largest network of founders and professionals focused on early-stage investment.  StartHub is sponsored by IBM and was launched using IBM’s Bluemix Cloud technology.

About StartHub is a comprehensive, centralized online platform designed to connect, support, and grow Greater Boston’s world-class technology and early-stage community. Developed in a public-private partnership between the City of Boston, Venture Café, Gust, IBM, and a wide number of partners from Boston's startup community, StartHub will serve as Greater Boston's homepage for the startup ecosystem.

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