EY Announces Greg Mark of Markforged Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 New England Award Semifinalist

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EY announced Tuesday that Markforged CEO Greg Mark is a semifinalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the New England region.

EY announced Tuesday that Markforged CEO Greg Mark is a semifinalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the New England region. The awards program, which is celebrating its 31st year, recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Mark was selected as a semifinalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 27, 2017 at the Marriott Copley Place in Boston.

“It’s a honor to be a semifinalist for the prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year award,” said Greg Mark. “Our core mission continues to be solving hard problems that no else has solved before. The dedicated team here at Markforged has been instrumental in our successes and my growth as a leader.”

Markforged, which was founded in 2013, is an innovative 3D printing company that delivers same-day strong, working parts made of both metal and carbon fiber composites. The company invented 3D printing with carbon fiber. Markforged launched a proprietary continuous Carbon Fiber Filament printing method and its products are used in the industrial, automation, automotive, aerospace and medical industries in over 50 countries worldwide.

Now in its 31st year, the Entrepreneur of the Year Award has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National competition. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 18, 2017. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth ForumTM, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

Sponsors
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored in the US by SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
In the New England region, gold sponsors include Boston Private Bank, fama PR, Goodwin Procter, the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Nixon Peabody, True Capital and Woodruff-Sawyer & Co. Silver sponsors include Chatham Financial, Empire Valuation Consultants, Morgan Lewis, Sullivan & Worcester and T3 Advisors.

About Markforged
As one of the most well respected, innovative and rapidly growing 3D printing companies, Markforged’s mission is to provide its customers with high strength parts, built right the first time. In 2014, Markforged revolutionized 3D printing with the introduction of the world’s first carbon-fiber composite 3D printer. Today, Markforged’s lineup of innovative printers and their groundbreaking materials along with Eiger cloud software are making strong parts for thousands of customers in over 50 countries around the world.

Markforged Industrial Strength 3D Printers produce mission-critical, workhorse parts that solve real problems for their customers, and realize structures never before possible. For more information, visit http://www.Markforged.com.

About Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Entrepreneur Of The Year®, founded by EY, is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs, chosen from an independent panel of judges including entrepreneurs and prominent leaders from business, finance, and the local community. The program makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global awards program of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in over 145 cities and more than 60 countries. ey.com/eoy

About EY’s Growth Markets Network
EY’s worldwide Growth Markets Network is dedicated to serving the changing needs of high-growth companies. For more than 30 years, we’ve helped many of the world’s most dynamic and ambitious companies grow into market leaders. Whether working with international mid-cap companies or early stage, venture-backed businesses, our professionals draw upon their extensive experience, insight and global resources to help your business succeed. For more information, please visit us at ey.com/sgm or follow news on Twitter @EY_Growth.

About EY
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

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