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Startup Watch: Five you should follow

By Mass High Tech Staff -

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 - As part of each week’s Startup Report, Mass High Tech highlights five startup companies and their business goals and provides guest access to their company profiles in the New England Tech Directory. With each week’s Startup Watch, Mass High Tech will choose the weekly featured companies by soliciting nominations through a poll of 10 startup companies, with links to their respective websites.

Please choose five startups that you would like to know more about for the Jan. 18 edition of Mass High Tech’s weekly Startup Report e-mail by visiting


For guest access to today’s directory listings, visit the following companies:

Acetylon Pharmaceuticals Inc.: Boston-based Acetylon Pharmaceuticals, founded in 2008,  is developing HDAC inhibiting small molecule drugs to treat cancer, autoimmune and other diseases.

Autotegrity Inc.: Cambridge-based Autotegrity, founded in 2007, has developed data modeling software that analyzes sales leads for the automotive industry.

Avantra Biosciences Corp.: Founded in 2009, Woburn-based Avantra Biosciences has developed an integrated system of hardware, software and biology for multiplex biomarker analysis.

Gingko Bioworks: Founded in 2008, Boston-based Gingko Bioworks is commercializing a suite of proprietary DNA assembly technologies.

Greenbytes Inc.: Founded in 2007, Ashaway, RI-based Greenbytes is a provider of high-performance, energy-efficient inline deduplication storage appliances.