ABI member company BioBQ is one of 45 MassChallenge finalists. BioBQ is a cultivated meat company, which means we grow meat using cells cultured in a clean facility, rather than from slaughtered animals. Based in Austin, Texas, known for BBQ, they aim to be the first in the world to offer cultured 100% beef brisket.

Each year, MassChallenge’s accelerator includes a competition in which startups from each cohort may compete for non-equity cash prizes. The 45 startups that have qualified to compete in the final judging process for $1M in non-equity prizes.