BostInno Announces the Winners of the 3rd Annual 50 on Fire Awards

BostInno honors Boston area's most innovative individuals and organizations across industries

Dec 04, 2015, 00:00 ET from BostInno

BOSTON, Dec. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BostInno announced the winners of its annual 50 on Fire awards on December 3, 2015 during a celebration at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse. The 50 on Fire Boston awards are held annually to honor the year's most groundbreaking individuals and organizations across industries in the Boston area.

"Each year, we are increasingly impressed with the nominations we receive for 50 on Fire," said Streetwise Media President, Leslie Garbarino. "These nominees are a representation of the great work companies in Boston are doing for the innovation economy in our city and beyond. We are proud to be a part of this community."

In October, BostInno announced the 50 on Fire finalists culled from over 1,500 nominations of the city's top innovators. In a series of articles, BostInno recognized and profiled the accomplishments of these finalists across nine industries:  Civic; Design; Dining and Retail; Education; Healthcare and Medicine; Investment; Marketing and Advertising; Sports and Fitness; and Technology. The winners in each of the categories are listed below.

2015 50 on Fire Boston Civic Winners
Bigbelly // Boston Public Market // Green City Growers // Scott Bailey, MassChallenge // TUGG

2015 50 on Fire Boston Design Winners
Arrowstreet // Converse // Onshape // Pilot Studios

2015 50 on Fire Boston Dining and Retail Winners
Drizly // ezCater // Freight Farms // M.Gemi // Paint Nite

2015 50 on Fire Boston Education Winners
Evertrue // Harvard Business Review // Ned Sahin, Brainpower // Panorama // Tracey Dodenhoff, Center for Research Innovation at Northeastern University

2015 50 on Fire Boston Healthcare and Medicine Winners
Akili Interactive Labs // American Well // Blueprint Medicines // Convergent Dental // Jim Dougherty, Madaket

2015 50 on Fire Boston Investment Winners
Accomplice // Ben Einstein, Bolt // David Chang // Diane Hessan // Founder Collective // NextView Ventures

2015 50 on Fire Boston Marketing and Advertising Winners
Brand Networks // DataXu // Jay Acunzo // Nancy Harhut, Wilde Agency // Pixability

2015 50 on Fire Professional Services Winners
Buildium // EverQuote, Inc. // Hourly Nerd // Nancy Cremins and Lynne Riquelme, Gesmer Updegrove

2015 50 on Fire Boston Sports and Fitness Winners
DraftKings // Eliza Shirazi, Kick it by Eliza // Reebok // WHOOP

2015 50 on Fire Boston Technology Winners
Bit 9 + Carbon Black // Corey Thomas, Rapid 7 // Helen Greiner, CyPhy Works // Jana // Localytics // LogMeIn // SimpliVity

The video announcing the 2015 50 on Fire Boston winners will be live on today, Friday, December 4th, 2015. 50 on Fire Boston is presented by, Applause, AppNeta, Avison Young, Bit 9 + Carbon Black, Bozzuto, Cresa, Hired, Intronis, Leader Bank, Proskauer, Silicon Valley Bank, Stella Artois, and Wicked Wines.

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