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April 2, 2018

Announcing the Nominees for the 6th Annual NEVY Awards

On May 9, the New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA) is holding their annual award show, the NEVY Awards at the House of Blues in Boston. 2018 marks the sixth installment of the awards show, and the NEVYs are going with a "Stah Wahs" (pronounced with a strong Boston accent) theme this year, calling the show, “Episode VI: Return of the NEVYs.” You can read our full preview for the event right here. Use our code: VENTUREFIZZ for a 15% discount when purchasing tickets.

The NEVCA just announced their nominees for the award show, which includes a number of companies and investors across the complete New England both the life sciences and tech ecosystems.

Here is the full list:

Technology award categories and nominees include:

2018 NEVYs Cybersecurity Nominees

Cybersecurity Company of the Year: Veracode, Recorded Future, Threat Stack, Edgewise Networks, Black Duck, GreatHorn Inc.

2018 NEVYs AI, ML, and Blockchain

Company of the Year in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Blockchain Technology: TellusLabs, Feature Labs, Inc., RapidMiner, Circle, Siacoin, Kensho

2018 NEVYs Consumer Company of the Yeear

Consumer Company of the Year: Blink Security Camera, CarGurus, Embark, M.Gemi, Lovepop, EverQuote Inc., Drizly

Company of the Year Robotics, Hardware, and Transportation

Company of the Year in Robotics, Hardware, and Transportation Technology: nuTonomy, Casa Systems, Desktop Metal, Humatics, Soft Robotics, Inc., Vesper

2018 NEVYs SaaS / Software company of the year

SaaS/Software Company of the Year: CloudHealth Technologies, DRIFT, iSee AI, Tive Inc., mabl, Forge.AI, Inc., Catalant Technologies Inc.

2018 NEVYs CleanTech and Energy

Company of the Year in CleanTech and Energy: CIMCON Lighting, Form Energy, Inc., Loci Controls, XL: Fleet Electrification, Ionic Materials


Healthcare & Life Sciences award categories and nominees include:

2018 NEVYs Revolutionary New Therapeutic or Platform Startup

Revolutionary New Therapeutic or Platform Startup: AVROBIO, Arrakis Therapeutics, Homology Medicines, Obsidian Therapeutics, Inc., Generation Bio

2018 NEVYs Deal Exit of the Year for a Therapeutic or Platform Company

Deal/Exit of the Year for a Therapeutic or Platform Company: IFM Therapeutics, resTORbio, Inc., Rhythm Pharmaceuticals, Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Arvinas

2018 NEVYs MedTech Company of the Year

MedTech Company of the Year: Vapotherm, Fractyl Laboratories, Inc., Hyalex Orthopaedics, Inc., PathAI, Augmenix

2018 NEVYs Healthcare IT Company of the Year

Healthcare IT Company of the Year: Devoted Health, Buoy, Medically Home Group, OM1, Pear Therapeutics, Eliza

2018 NEVYs Inaugural Patient Impact Award

Inaugural Patient Impact Award: Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and Agios


2018 NEVYs Fund of the Year

Fund of the Year nominees include: Accomplice, Canaan, Flybridge, Oak HC/FT
 


Alexander Culafi is a Staff Writer for VentureFizz. You can follow him on Twitter @culafia