2021 NEVY Awards: The Winners!

New England Venture Capital Association Reveals the Winners of the 9th Annual NEVY Awards

The MARVELous NEVY Awards Ceremony Celebrated the Entrepreneur and Investor Heroes of New England

BOSTON — December 3, 2021 — Last night the New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA) honored the winners of its ninth annual NEVY Awards, recognizing and celebrating the top innovators, investors and companies in the region. The theme this year highlighted the “heroes” of New England’s innovation ecosystem — the entrepreneurs and investors committed to leveraging science and technology for a better tomorrow. Presented again this year by Dell Technologies, winners were announced both live and in-person at House of Blues Boston and streamed virtually.

“It was wonderful to celebrate our NEVYs award ceremony both in-person and virtually to honor the heroic companies and investors working to fortify innovation in New England and beyond,” said NEVCA President, Jody Rose. “Those in our venture community are building a brighter and bolder future for all of us. Congratulations to the winners and nominees!”

The NEVYs honor both early- and late-stage companies, as well as the venture capitalists who support them, and cover a broad spectrum of the region’s thriving industry clusters. The academies are broken out across Technology, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Climate Tech and MedTech.

The winners of the 2021 NEVY Awards in the Technology category are:

  • Emerging Tech Company: Verve Motion
  • Hottest Tech Startup: Perch
  • Liquidity Event of the Year: Toast
  • Company of the Year: Whoop

The winners of the 2021 NEVY Awards in the Life Sciences category are:

  • Patient Impact Award: Moderna
  • Emerging Life Science Company of the Year: Dyno Therapeutics
  • Life Science Deal of the Year: Pandion Therapeutics

The winners of the 2021 NEVY Awards in the Healthcare category are:

  • Emerging Healthcare Company of the Year: FOLX Health
  • Powerhouse Healthcare Company of the Year: Reify Health
  • Liquidity Event of the Year: Iora Health

The winners of the 2021 NEVY Awards in the MedTech category are:

  • Emerging MedTech Company of the Year: PanTher Therapeutics
  • Powerhouse MedTech Company of the Year: Vicarious Surgical

The winners of the 2021 NEVY Awards in the Climate Tech category are:

  • Early Company of the Year: Sublime Systems
  • Rocket Ship Company of the Year: Battery Resources
  • Powerhouse Climate Tech Company: Desktop Metal

The winner of the 2021 NEVY Awards Fund of the Year was:

  • Bessemer Venture Partners

Alongside Presenting Sponsor Dell Technologies, the 2021 NEVY Awards were supported by Abbvie, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Deloitte, IDA Ireland, Johnson & Johnson Innovation — JJDC, JP Morgan, Matter and V2 Communications.

See photos and updates from the NEVCA team on Twitter with #NEVYs21, or on Facebook

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