Minneapolis-based technology company Squigl was named Semifinalist of the Minnesota Cup beating out 2500+ other entrants to take home top honors. Carlson School of Management named the semifinalists and published on The University of Minnesota Carlson School’s website. Details about the award can be found on the company website at https://carlsonschool.umn.edu/mncup/2022MNCupSemis.
Potential award recipients were required to Supports emerging entrepreneurs through events, educational programming and an annual startup competition that provides them with tools, resources and support to launch and accelerate the development of their new ventures. in order to be in contention for the Minnesota Cup Semifinalist, and were judged based on Entrepreneurs, Based in Minnesota, and Revenue threshhold. Jeff Upin, CEO of Squigl was pleased about the company’s performance, saying:
“Squigl is excited about progressing in the 2022 Minnesota Cup. The MN Cup is well renown nationwide for it’s value-add as a true incubation and scale-up partner for many success stories originating in Minnesota. The Squigl team is honored to be named Semifinalist in the ‘High Tech’ category. All involved from Squigl would like to thank the committee members, staff, and volunteers from the MN Cup who support this exceptional business competition.”
Squigl has earned additional press recognition lately, including UNESCO Top 10 Tools for Distance Learning (2020), CIOReview Magazine top EdTech Solution (2021), and the McGraw Hill Enterprise Edition Top EdTech Solutions (2021). Squigl was awarded a Bronze Telly Award for its role in a broadcast media production which won the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion category (2020).
The Squigl platform enables users with the power of illustration. Solving a pain-point that is historically difficult and costly to produce, the DIY animation category at-large is an emerging branch of cloud-based media rendering products and solutions. Squigl is a category leader in the ‘illustration’ and ‘hand-drawn’ whiteboard animation style.
Squigl is in use by Fortune 500 companies, top-ranked Higher Education institutions, and countless schools and classrooms throughout 100+ countries worldwide. Squigl is a Microsoft for Education partner.
More information about Squigl can be found at www.Squiglit.com.
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