On May 4th, the New England Venture Capital Association gathered a panel of experts and top minds from the life science innovation industry for the second session in our Member Edu Series — Life Science SPACs: Insights from the Field. We were thrilled to welcome to the panel Kevin Bitterman, Partner at Atlas Venture; Dan Dubin, Vice Chairman & Co-Head of Investment Banking at SVB Leerink; and Jason Meyenburg, CEO of Gemini Therapeutics.

NEVCA’s President, Jody Rose kicked the session off with an introduction to the event and the lineup of panelists. Kevin then opened up the conversation, stating that…

On April 28th, the New England Venture Capital Association, together with Underscore VC, convened FinTech investors, experts, and industry veterans in a VC Briefing: The Future of FinTech. Our VC Briefing series convenes the innovation community for in-depth, interactive-discussions around topical key themes.

NEVCA President, Jody Rose, kicked off the event with a warm welcome and an introduction to the panelists.

BOSTON, MA — April 22, 2021 — The 2021 MUSE Creative Awards and MUSE Design Awards have officially drawn to a close, after officially announcing the winners. With around 4,000 entries from all over the world, the competition has shown itself to be one of the leading programs in honoring creative and design excellence. This year, Matter Communications decidedly takes the Silver Award in the Live Experiences category of the competition for their work with the New England Venture Capital Association’s 2020 NEVY Awards.

The MUSE Awards is a series of international competitions hosted by the International Awards Associate (IAA)…

On April 14th, the New England Venture Capital Association hosted one of our Corporate Venture Capital Breakfasts, a gathering of a small curated group of corporate venture experts who discuss and explore an inno-economy topic du jour. The theme of this particular CVC Breakfast was more of a ‘topic of the year’ with a focus on the SPAC market.

NEVCA President Jody Rose kicked off the morning with a round of introductions, which was followed by a recap of our previous SPACs discussion — SPACs: New Vehicles, New Risks — from Al Browne, Partner at Cooley. …

On April 8th, the New England Venture Capital Association gathered a panel of top legal minds and risk management experts for the inaugural session in our Member Edu Series — SPACs: New Vehicles, New Risks. We were thrilled to welcome to the panel, Al Browne, Partner at Cooley, Pam Mason, Partner at Mason AHT, and Eklavya Saraf, Nasdaq’s Global Head of SPAC listings and Managing Director of new listings.

Although the SPAC market is nothing new, 2020 became the “year of the SPAC” with a record number of listings, making up about half of all IPO’s in 2020. Their popularity…

This week, promising founders and experienced investors came together virtually at the New England Venture Capital Association’s annual Unpitch TECH. In its 9th year, Unpitch is a pillar of the New England VC/startup ecosystem and continues to offer meaningful relationships, create valuable opportunities, and open new doors.

After carefully reviewing over 75 applications, a committee of investors selected 21 amazing startups from all around the world, two-thirds of which were started by first-time founders! …

Bioscience & Investor Inclusion Group (BIIG) founding members include Liftstream, New England Venture Capital Association, Third Rock Ventures, Biogen and BioDirector

  • Coalition aims to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in the life sciences venture capital industry and its associated portfolio companies
  • Members commit to developing solutions to increase participation among underrepresented groups and driving measurable change in the VC industry and among innovator companies

Boston, MA, December 3, 2020 — Liftstream, New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA), Third Rock Ventures, Biogen Inc. …

BOSTON — December 2, 2020 — Last night, in homes all over New England, the New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA) honored the winners of its eighth annual NEVY Awards, recognizing and celebrating the top innovators, investors and companies in the region. Presented by Dell Technologies, the “2Oz0 NEVYs: There’s No Place Like Home” ceremony gave an appropriate nod to this year’s alternate reality.

“Just like the year of 2020, our NEVYs award ceremony was like no other in its history. We came together safely and virtually to recognize the strength and tenacity of New England’s entrepreneurs and investors —…

With the NEVYs right around the corner (December 1st @ 6:30PM) what better time to get to know the teams behind the selection process. Every year, the NEVCA assembles an esteemed group of investors from firms around Boston: the NEVYs Academy. The broader group is broken down by industry into 5 subgroups: Tech, Life Science, Healthcare, Medtech, and Cleantech. These subgroups set about the task of creating categories for recognition, culling through a wide universe of eligible companies, selecting an exceptional group of nominees for each category, and elevating one (or sometimes two) overall winner.

In 2020, the full Academy…

On October 21st, the NEVCA convened investors, experts, and industry veterans — involved in many interesting aspects of the technology-led kidney care revolution — for the final VC Briefing of the year.

The event gathered 90+ attendees and featured six speakers who touched on topics ranging from impacts of Covid-19 to areas of innovation in the Kidney Care space.

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