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6 Reasons Why JAZE is Excited to Be Coming Home to MassChallenge as Finalists

My co-founder Warren Paul Anderson also spent two years in residence there as a volunteer fellow with the MassChallenge team from 2010 to 2012, after selling his first company. Warren and I actually met at MassChallenge and now we are both pumped to be coming back full circle, a little wiser, as 2013 MassChallenge finalists with JAZE!
Below are six reasons why we are excited to be coming home to MassChallenge and some short tidbits of advice for the incoming class, that we have learned in our past experience at MassChallenge.

1. The People

Engage with MassChallenge 2013

Why 128? We have 128 startups this year as a tribute to the historical Route 128, underscoring the continued innovation renaissance in Boston. The 128 startups hail from 18 U.S. states and 11 international locations, and span all industries including high tech, clean tech and energy, healthcare and life sciences, general and consumer products, and social impact.

Solve Your Own Problems First

This D.I.Y. or self-help attitude frequently leads to a business that makes an impact on broader populations or industries. If you’re solving your own problem, you’re likely curing the same pain for a customer base.
Jordan Fliegel became his own first customer when he started scheduling the athletes he coached on his website. CoachUp now has more than 7,000 other private coaches across the country helping athletes reach the next level.

Inspiration, Change, and Focus

I was feeling pretty confident in what I had done to date with tripchi, having just finished building a notional prototype of the ultimate vision—an inspirational leisure travel website that matched you with your perfect travel destination (eHarmony for travel planning).

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