PreciouStatus wins the 2012 Minnesota Cup High Tech Division [updated: video interviews]


PreciouStatusJudges from the Minnesota Cup business plan competition have just named PreciouStatus the winner of this years High Tech division — earning them a $25k cash prize, supporting services and broad visibility.

PreciouStatus is a mobile application platform that allows care providers, family members, and loved ones to interact real-time throughout the day to relieve stress and concern.  Best Buy executive turned tech entrepreneur Julie Gilbert-Newrai founded the company two years ago in response to her own simultaneous struggles around childbirth and death defying family illness.  The venture has since raised $1.2m in equity financing.