HabitAware, Billiyo Health, And Protocol 46 Are 2018 MN Cup Tech Finalists


Screen Shot 2016-06-08 at 10.38.28 AMNarrowed down from 10 semifinalists in May, the Minnesota Cup High Tech Division judges have made their decision tonight on who will advance as finalists in this years competition.

In alphabetical order:

Billyo Health – founded in 2018 by Hassan Abdullahi, the Minneapolis company provides an electronic health records system software for home health care agencies.



Habit Aware – founded in 2014 by Aneela Kumar, Sameer Kumar, Kirk Klobe and John Pritchard, the Minneapolis company sells a discreet wearable device that is designed to help those suffering from nail biting, skin picking, hair pulling and other subconscious behaviors.


Protocol 46 – founded in 2015 by Eric Ebner, the St. Paul company offers cyber and physical security testing, assessment, research and response.



These three companies will be vying for a top spot going into the next round when one will ultimately be crowned as this years division champion, going up against the winners from nine other divisions during Twin Cities Startup Week Oct 8-14.

Added 8/27 – Other tech finalists across the other divisions include:


Education & TrainingCedar Labs & Manboat (Virtue Analytics)

StudentPlyo & Runerra

Life Science /HealthITCarrot Health

ImpactMobility4All, Recovree, DepartSmart