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MassChallenge Winner: SQZ Biotech

Armon Sharei, chairman and co-founder of SQZ Biotech, joins Peter Howe on CEO Corner to discuss his MassChallenge award-winning company.

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    Armon Sharei, chairman and co-founder of SQZ Biotech, joins Peter Howe on CEO Corner to discuss his MassChallenge award-winning company. (Published Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014)

    More than 1,600 early-stage entrepreneurs from all over the world hoped to achieve what the three guests of this week's CEO Corner have accomplished.

    SQZ Biotech won the highest MassChallenge prize, worth $100,000, and a prize of more than $200,000 from Boeing.

    Can squeezing a cell in your body change and the way we treat illness? SQZ Chairman and Co-founder Armon Sharei sees that potential and explains the concept to Peter Howe.

    Sharei also addresses why the company's product might end up on the International Space Center and how being a part of MassChallenge and winning the diamond award helped the project's progress.

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