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Shorepower Wins Venture Pitch Contest – June 2009

Shorepower was named the overall winner of WPI Venture Forum‘s annual elevator pitch contest held June 9th. Joe wpi-logoLicari from Shorepower gave the presentation, which was held at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts. The Worcester Business Journal covered the event.

The judging team for this year’s contest included industry heavyweights Justin Aborn, CTO & Chief Scientist, General Compression, Inc.; Robert J. Crowley, President, Massachusetts Technology Development Corp.; Laura Ring, Vice President of Strategic Relations, Castile Ventures; Patrick R.H. Waller, Shareholder, Wolf Greenfield, P.C.; and W. Lambert Welling, Managing Director at MedTech Capital, Inc.

The WPI Venture Forum serves entrepreneurs seeking to start their own technology-based business and investors (seeking pre-startup and early stage technology opportunities) by providing knowledge through programs and a venue in which to network.