Burns & Levinson Congratulates CoachUp for $50k Prize at 2012 MassChallenge Awards

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Shout-out to Burns & Levinson for releasing this piece congratulating us on our award from MassChallenge; B&L, and Josef Volman in particular, have provided us with great legal counsel since launch!

Burns & Levinson Congratulates Client CoachUp for $50k Prize at 2012 MassChallenge

Boston, MA – October 30, 2012   (Full Release)

Burns & Levinson congratulates Boston area start-up organization CoachUp for winning a $50,000 prize at the 2012 MassChallenge Awards Ceremony. CoachUp is one of only 12 start-ups awarded the $50,000 “Gold Winners” prize at the October 23 ceremony. In total, MassChallenge awarded over $1 million to winners from a field of 1,237 applicants and 26 finalists.

“Jordan Fliegel’s CoachUp platform is a prime example of the creativity and ingenuity that is building Boston’s technology community,” said Josef Volman, Partner at Burns & Levinson and Co-Chair of the Firm’s Innovation Program. “We are privileged to work with such an innovative and creative organization, and congratulate them on this much-deserved award from MassChallenge.”

CoachUp first turned to Burns & Levinson in 2011 to represent the company in all aspects of its business, including formation, financing and other organizational matters. The company connects amateur athletes with access to over 5,000 qualified coaches in over 50 sports across the U.S. via their website, www.coachup.com.

“We’ve enjoyed working with Burns & Levinson,” said CoachUp founder Jordan Fliegel. “They clearly know the tech & emerging space, and have been very helpful with CoachUp’s success.”

The Firm also congratulates client NativeBrain for being recognized as a Finalist in the 2012 MassChallenge.

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