2019 katerva innovation award

SoundGuard Finalist For 2019 Katerva Award

SoundGuard is proud to have our soundproofing paint technology recognized as a promising sustainable innovation.

Katerva seeks to identify the most promising startups with a focus on sustainable disruptive innovation; the kind of innovation that makes our world a better place, while blazing a path toward sustainability.

With over 1500 global nominees identified by Katerva’s researchers, SoundGuard was selected as one of only ten finalists in the Smart Cities category.

The categories, which build on the UN’s 17 sustainable development goals, include Economy, Behavior Change, Gender Equality, and Smart Cities.

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About SoundGuard

SoundGuard has created the world’s first soundproofing paint for commercial and residential markets. Our revolutionary, eco-friendly noise reduction coating that has been independently and scientifically proven to reduce sound transmission through interior walls by up to 90% making it the closest thing to soundproof paint that has ever been developed.

SoundGuard Selected as Semi-Finalist for Startup of the Year

SoundGuard was recently selected as a Top 100 Global Semifinalist for the 2018 Startup of the Year Award. This year’s class of Semifinalists come from 43 states and 46 countries. As a Semifinalist the SoundGuard team was invited to attend Innovate Celebrate in Boston, MA on October 15th-17th to compete for $500,000 in prizes. Innovate Celebrate, co-hosted by Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and Established (formerly TechCo Media), is the premier global conference bridging the gap between the very best emerging startups and the world’s leading technology brands.

During the Innovate Celebrate Conference, our Founder and CEO, Jonah Lupton, was able to meet entrepreneurs and investors from around the world as well as showcase the company to a room full of community members, business executives and startup enthusiasts. There was also a phenomenal group of speakers, judges and mentors which can be found on the Innovate website at InnovateCelebrate.com

Although SoundGuard was not named one of the 5 Finalists, we were still very honored to be included with so many amazing early-stage companies. Considering that Uber and Grubhub were also Semifinalists and went on to build massively successful companies with billions in revenue — we have a lot to be excited about. SoundGuard was chosen as one of the top 100 startups from around the world out of thousands of applicants and for that we are grateful and proud.

Congratulations to the winners and thank you to Innovate, Established, the CTA, as well as all of the other competing startups and founders for including us — we look forward to watching your success over the coming years.

SoundGuard Is Finalist For New England Innovation Award

SoundGuard, creator of the world’s first and only soundproof paint has been named a Finalist for the 2018 New England Innovation Award. The New England Business Association, founded in 1938 as the Small Business Association of New England (SBANE) is a private nonprofit association with approximately 600 member companies. NEBA was established to provide a legislative voice for small businesses and to make information and resources available to help small business owners grow their companies.

The prestigious New England Innovation Award, which originated more than 30 years ago, strives to recognize companies that have taken their innovative ideas and developed them into transformative products and companies poised for massive disruption and growth.

Judging for the New England Innovation Award is based on four main criteria: Innovation. Growth. Stability. Impact.

The nomination for SoundGuard was a result of years of research and development by their team of chemists and coating experts. SoundGuard’s founder and CEO Jonah Lupton was dedicated in his pursuit to create their soundproof paint because he was confident the application possibilities would be endless. SoundGuard is the only non-invasive soundproofing solution on the planet that can achieve 12+ decibel reduction at a truly reasonable price point. In addition to being effective and affordable, this revolutionary product is also eco-friendly, fire-resistant, mold/mildew resistant and anti-microbial.

Winners of the 2018 New England Innovation Award will be named at the New England Business Association’s Annual Gala on Thursday, May 10th in Waltham, Massachusetts. Tickets can be purchased at NewEnglandBusiness.org