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LaunchVT Alumni Selected for MassChallenge

Shiki Wrap and Pictal Health will compete on a global scale


LaunchVT alumni Shiki Wrap and Pictal Health are among the 250 startups from 28 countries selected to participate in MassChallenge. 

MassChallenge is a competitive global accelerator program that connects promising early-stage companies with support, mentoring, free services and the chance to compete for cash prizes.  

It’s exciting to see two driven and talented female entrepreneurs from Vermont make their impact in the startup world. I’m so proud of our outstanding alums as they scale their businesses beyond our small state."

Lauren Bass, director of LaunchVT

About Shiki Wrap

Shiki Wrap was a member of the 2021 LaunchVT accelerator cohort. Founded by Meagan Downey, Shiki Wrap creates reusable gift wrap printed in the USA on fabric made from recycled plastic. 

2021 LaunchVT cohort group photo
2021 LaunchVT cohort, featuring Meagan Downey

About Pictal Health

Pictal Health was a member of the 2019 LaunchVT cohort. Founded by Katie McCurdy, Pictal Health helps patients tell their stories on a visual timeline, aiming to help patients be heard and seen while reducing errors, spending and provider burnout.

2019 LaunchVT cohort
2019 LaunchVT cohort, featuring Katie McCurdy

Start local, expand globally. Accelerate your business with the support of LaunchVT. Interested in participating in the 2023 LaunchVT accelerator, or supporting our local accelerator organization? Email Lauren Bass at [email protected]