MENT Named 2019 VentureClash Semifinalist

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MENT reached the semi-finals of a $5 million global venture challenge

MENT has been selected as a 2019 VentureClash semifinalist. Managed by Connecticut Innovations, VentureClash is Connecticut’s $5 million global venture challenge for early-stage digital health, financial technology, insurance technology and industry 4.0 companies.

MENT is a collaborative decision-making tool for companies to take their discussions online. Based on its proprietary scoring mechanism and analytics, it easily allows you to see the bottom line even in large discussions. MENT maximizes transparency, assuring that everyone can share their opinions and knowledge and see what others on the team think. MENT enables your team to not only share their opinions and knowledge but to advance daily in the way they contribute to the company’s knowledge.. With MENT you now have the context to make the most trusted decisions, guaranteeing you can hear everyone's voice in a crowded discussion.

The first round of the VentureClash competition attracted nearly 300 applications from more than 20 countries around the world, and 34 companies were selected to advance to the semifinalist round of the competition.
“As VentureClash enters its fourth year, we continue to be amazed by the caliber of the companies coming through the VentureClash process,” said Matt McCooe, CEO of Connecticut Innovations. “We look forward to getting to know this year’s semifinalists and introducing them to what Connecticut has to offer.”

“We are delighted to be a semifinalist in the VentureClash competition. At MENT we are making huge strides in changing the way decisions are made within organizations. Our goal is to allow a company to make faster and more reliable decisions while allowing team collaboration and transparency” Co-Founder and CEO, Joab Rosenberg, said in an interview.

About MENT
Founded in 2015, by Joab Rosenberg and Tzvika Katzenelson, MENT is on a mission to make a more inclusive and transparent workplace for companies. Investors include Slack, Peter Thiel’s fund Mithril, Mizmaa, Pico Partners, and others. MENT has won awards including the Red Herring award. To learn more about MENT and how companies are collaborating better visit:

About VentureClash
Managed by Connecticut Innovations, VentureClash is Connecticut’s global venture challenge focused on early-stage companies. Launched in 2016, VentureClash identifies high-potential companies in digital health, fintech, insurtech and industry 4.0 that compete for investments from a $5 million award pool. Learn more at

About Connecticut Innovations Inc.
Connecticut Innovations (CI) is Connecticut’s strategic venture capital arm and is the leading source of financing and ongoing support for innovative, growing companies. CI provides venture capital and strategic guidance for early-stage technology companies, and connections to its well-established network of partners and professionals. For more information, visit

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