Pinnacle Transplant Technologies of Phoenix was named the 2014 Venture Madness Champion, a bracket-style start-up competition presented by Invest Southwest in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority.
A total of $50,000 in cash was awarded by judges to the top four ventures. As the top prize winner, the tissue bank earned $30,000, which will help with developing its Auxano DMB Putty product that stimulates new bone growth and hiring more employees.
The other three winners were:
- Contatta, a collaborative email platform for businesses ($10,000)
- ReplyBuy, a mobile platform that allows businesses to create custom SMS sales campaigns ($5,000)
- Clear Demand, a retail pricing software company ($5,000)