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MOBILE BUSINESS APP OZÉ TAKES TOP PRIZE AT MIT ACCELERATE CONTEST

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It’s one thing to know your customer, but it’s another to have lived alongside them. That’s why Meghan McCormick is sure her award-winning mobile business app OZÉ will be successful in western Africa.

“I developed innovative concepts for Fortune 50 companies, and I lived in a mud hut for two years,” McCormick, MBA ’18, said at the Feb. 20 MIT $100K Accelerate competition, where OZÉ won the $10,000 top prize.”You don’t often get people who can straddle both of those worlds and see that there is an opportunity here, and how you can go after it.”

 

Read the full article at Sloan News

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