Counting Down New England’s Greatest Hits
May 13, 2015 • House of Blues, Boston

The NEVYs went solid gold!

See Nominees and Winners

Way more than an awards show

The NEVYs bring over 800 VCs and entrepreneurs together to celebrate the solid gold tech and healthcare hits of the last year. Rising stars will meet living legends as we salute major investments and exits and discover the rock star VCs and entrepreneurs living right in our back yard.

Photo from the NEVYs
Photo from the NEVYs
Photo from the NEVYs
Photo from the NEVYs

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Each February, the NEVYs Academy gathers to select the past year's golden hits.

Tech Academy

  • Sean Dalton, Highland Capital (Chair)
  • Andy Palmer, Tamr
  • Anna Palmer, Fashion Project
  • Scott Miller, Dragon Innovation
  • Ellen Rubin, ClearSky Data
  • Joshua Summers, Clypd
  • Scott Savitz, DataPoint Capital
  • Eric Paley, Founder Collective
  • Nitesh Banta, General Catalyst
  • Nicole Stata, Boston Seed Capital

Healthcare Academy

  • Kevin Bitterman, Polaris Partners (Chair)
  • Nagesh Mahanthappa, Scholar Rock
  • Tom Hughes, Zafgen
  • Doug Cole, Flagship Ventures
  • Jason Rhodes, Atlas Venture
  • Neil Exter, Third Rock Ventures
  • Brian Gallagher, SR One
  • Ann DeWitt, Sanofi-Genzyme Bioventures
  • Nick Leschly, Bluebird Bio
  • Robert Urban, Johnson & Johnson Innovation
  • Johannes Fruehauf, LabCentral

This year's awards in the tech and healthcare categories include:

Hottest Startup

Next Unicorn

Rising Star Entrepreneur

Angel of the Year

Rising Star VC

Deal of the Year

Fund of the Year

Exit of the Year

Entrepreneur of the Year

Hottest Startup

Angel of the Year

Rising Star VC

The NEVYs went solid gold!
Stay tuned for more on the 2016 NEVY Awards!

See the Nominees

Take a look at this year's action and highlights here!

The NEVYs Sponsors

Presented By

  • Johnson & Johnson

Entertainment Sponsor

  • IDA Ireland

Gold Sponsor

  • TripAdvisor

Annual Sponsors

  • Cooley
  • Silicon Valley Bank
  • KPMG
  • Fourth Source

Silver Sponsors

  • Alexandria
  • Athena Health
  • Sentient Jet

Bronze Sponsors

  • Cowen and Company
  • PitchBook
  • InnoLoft
  • Land Rover
  • Leerink
  • Long Haul Films
  • Pfizer
  • Russel Reynolds Associates
  • version 2.0 communications
  • wework

Data Sponsor

  • PitchBook

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Photo of the team at the 2014 NEVYs