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Innovation Showcase
Congratulations to our 2022 Finalists


Attestiv provides authenticity and validation for digital photos, videos and documents using patented tamper-proofing blockchain technology and AI analysis.
Dexai builds a robotic sous chef named Alfred, a light weight robot arm that retrofits into existing kitchens and automates most activities.
Einblick's no-code data boards help teams work together in realtime to analyze data, predict the future, and make data-driven decisions
Software supply chain risk management platform that identifies and monitors third-party security risk from software suppliers (vendors, outsourced app developers, and open source)
iQ3Connect’s cloud XR platform empowers enterprises to transform expensive in-person training into cost-efficient interactive virtual training accessible on the web
Julia Computing products harness the power of Julia to advance data science and scientific discovery.
Modzy is a software platform that unlocks the power of AI for the enterprise
We are a B2B algorithmic unified platform that drives revenue growth combining price, assortment and space planning optimization.
Snowplow is built from the ground up to enable organizations to create data for AI and advanced analytics, creating a data stream capable of powering their modern data apps.
Wabbi’s Continuous Security platform integrates with existing development workflows to empower Development teams to own AppSec, while giving Security accountability.

Is your early-stage company unique?

If you want a special opportunity to meet with the world’s best, brightest, and most successful technology executives and companies, we want to hear from you! The Innovation Showcase highlights 10 outstanding early-stage companies with cutting-edge solutions that combine both value and innovation to Enterprise IT.

The application window is February 1st-April 1st, with 2022 Finalists announced on April 18th.

If you want to find the next innovative technology that will help Invent Your Future, then be sure to visit the Innovation Showcase on May 22nd!

Day of the Symposium

At the Innovation Showcase, attendees will be able to:

  • Engage with some of the most creative minds in the enterprise IT space.
  • Stay in touch with state-of-the-art thinking on IT solutions.
  • Network in a relaxing atmosphere with other leading IT executives.
Selection Criteria
  • Enterprise IT solution with product available in the market
  • Innovation and/or strategic value, or uniqueness of the solution
  • Potential impact on the Top and/or Bottom Line
Qualification Criteria
  • Start-up with <$10 million in annual revenues
  • Selling enterprise IT solutions to CIOs or corporate departments.
Selection Process
  • The online application is free, and opens in early February
  • Applications due at the end of March
  • Finalist decisions announced mid-late April.

The Innovation Showcase Judges consist of MIT faculty and students, entrepreneurs, and early stage investors.

Where Are They Now?

Since the inception of the Innovation Showcase, several of our Finalists have achieved significant success:

  • Apperian (2011 Finalist) was acquired by Arxan Technologies.
  • Bonsai (2017 Finalist) was acquired by Microsoft.
  • CloudSwitch (2010 Finalist) was acquired by Verizon.
  • DataGravity (2015 Finalist) was acquired by HyTrust.
  • Desktone (2012 Finalist) was acquired by VMware.
  • Fireglass (2017 Finalist) was acquired by Symantec.
  • Gazzang (2012 Finalist) was acquired by Cloudera.
  • Hadapt (2011 Finalist) was acquired by Teradata.
  • Nimbula (2012 Finalist) was acquired by Oracle.
  • Okta (2010 Finalist) had a successful IPO in 2017. Now worth >$30B
  • OpenSpan (2010 Finalist) was acquired by Pegasystems.
  • Panjiva (2013 Finalist) was acquired by S&P Global.
  • Pneuron (2014 Finalist) was acquired by UST Global.
  • Rypple (2011 Finalist) was acquired by
  • Sqrrl (2015 Finalist) was acquired by Amazon.
  • Twinstrata (2012 Finalist) was acquired by EMC.
  • Unidesk (2011 Finalist) was acquired by Citrix.
  • Yammer (2010 Finalist) was acquired by Microsoft for $1.2B.

Thank you for your interest in the Innovation Showcase. We encourage you to direct any questions or comments to us at [email protected].