Tufts $100k 2024 Finals

April 5, 2024 | 4 – 7:30 pm ET

Event Landing Page

In-person | Hybrid pitching

We’ll kick off the event in the Main Stage (Room 270) and the associated Zoom link. Teams in each track will then simultaneously pitch in Rooms 270, 265 and 260. Pitches are 5 minutes long, followed by 5 minutes of Q&A by judges.

Online Q&A via Slido

In-person and virtual attendees can ask any team a question through an online platform called Slido. Click “Ask a question” for any track below. Upvote/downvote existing questions, or ask a new question in this format: “[TEAM NAME] Question”. 

Networking Reception, Winner Announcements and Celebration

There will be a networking reception on the Bridge on the second floor of the Joyce Cummings Center after teams present while judges deliberate.

We will reconvene in the Main Stage (Room 270) and the associated Zoom link for the winners announcement.

Join us for a celebration on the Bridge afterwards.


Event Agenda

4:00pm ET: Kickoff – Room 270, Joyce Cummings Center (JCC)

4:40pm ET: Tracked presentations start

Track 1:
General – Room 270, JCC

Track 2:
Healthcare & Life Sciences – Room 265, JCC

Track 3:
Social Impact – Room 260, JCC

5:45pm: Networking Reception – The Bridge, JCC 2nd Floor

6:30pm: Winner Announcements: Room 270, JCC

6:45 – 7:30pm: Celebration – The Bridge, JCC 2nd Floor

Run Order

Track 1:

  • SymbiMatch
  • Barlume
  • Chia Learning
  • Date Like Goblins
  • GlutenFreedomForAll

Track 2:
Healthcare & Life Sciences

  • Bombyx
  • LymeAlert
  • Microvitality
  • Moova

Track 3:
Social Impact

  • Isuku
  • Patch
  • Sahā
  • Striide

In-Person Event Location:

Joyce Cummings Center, 2nd Floor,
177 College Avenue,
Medford, MA 02155

Event sponsorship

Cash prize sponsors


  • General Track: John Cuming, A81, Pamela Cuming and the William R. & Ruth D. Cuming Charitable Foundation
  • Healthcare and Life Science Track: Anonymous donor
  • Social Impact Track: Joseph H. Flom Foundation and Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life

In-kind prize sponsors

  • Cummings Properties Rent Credit: 1 year rent-free office space valued at $25,000 (1 per track)
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) Credit: $5,000 per team (all semi-finalist teams)
  • Hubspot for Startups: 1 year discounted subscription (all semi-finalist teams)

Gold-level corporate sponsors