The time has come again for 50 on Fire, BostInno's year-end awards celebration where we honor the creators, innovators and game-changers making an impact in Boston and beyond.
Starting now, we're announcing this year's finalists across nine industries, and kicking it off with the disruptors in Tech. Check out the finalists below, and get early-bird tickets to the Dec. 4 event before prices increase Friday. We'll announce this year's winners live at the event via video (no boring speeches). More information about the selection process and awards can be viewed below.
Here are the 29 finalists in the Tech category for 2014:
Ellen Rubin, ClearSky Data. A list of top repeat entrepreneurs in Boston would also be lacking without the name of Ellen Rubin, whose previous company, CloudSwitch, was acquired by Verizon in 2011 and formed the basis for key cloud offerings from the firm. As for Rubin's latest venture, ClearSky Data, it’s currently in stealth mode but has impressed some big-name investors already—the startup raised $12 million from General Catalyst Partners and Highland Capital Partners in January.