NEVY Awards 2013: The Finalists

This is the New England Venture Capital Association’s inaugural awards ceremony (information and registration here).

From the event description: “No squirming in your seat or polite clapping here. The NEVYs are a night for non-stop cocktails, awesome food, and a killer crowd of hard charging entrepreneurs and VCs who are building the next generation of companies that matter—right here in our backyard.”

Here are the finalists (there are a lot of them):

Angel of the Year:
Andy Palmer- Koa Labs
Dharmesh Shah- HubSpot
Will Herman- TechStars
Nicole Stata- Boston Seed Capital
Ty Danco- BuySideFX
David Chang- Where/PayPal
Joe Caruso- Bantam Group

Rising Star: VC
Rob Go- NextView Ventures
Stephen Kraus- Bessemer Venture Partners
Kent Bennett- Bessemer Venture Partners

Rising Star: Entrepreneur
Sravish Sridhar- Kinvey
Eliot Buchanan- Plastiq
John Harthorne- MassChallenge
Fred Shilmover- InsightSquared
Andrew Paradise- Lookout Gaming
Justin Borgman- Hadapt

Deal of the Year: Tech
Ash Ashutosh- Actifio
Tom Erickson- Acquia
Scott Eckert- Rethink Robotics
Consumer United
Brian Halligan- HubSpot

Deal of the Year: Healthcare
Bluebird Bio
Foundation Medicine
Moderna Therapeutics
OvaScience
Kyruus
Constellation Pharmaceuticals

Exit of the Year: Healthcare
Avila Therapeutics- Celgene
Enobia- Alexion
Humedica- Optum
Stromedix- Biogen

Exit of the Year: Tech
Acme Packet- Oracle
Kiva Systems- Amazon
Demandware- IPO
Crashlytics- Twitter

Entrepreneur of the Year: Tech
Ash Ashutosh, Actifio
Wayne Chang and Jeff Seibert, Crashlytics
Andy Ory, Acme Packet
Mike Baker, Dataxu
Dave Balter, BzzAgent

Entrepreneur of the Year: Healthcare
Katrine Bosley, Avila Therapeutics
Michelle Dipp, OvaScience
David Schenkein, Agios

VC of the Year: Tech
Spark Capital
Atlas Venture
Google Ventures

VC of the Year: Healthcare
Atlas Venture
Third Rock Venture LLC
Polaris Partners

Best New Startup:
Plastiq
Jounce Therapeutics
Promoboxx
Felix
Jana

Hottest Startup:
Hadapt
Boundless
Kinvey
Nanigans
Actifio
HubSpot
Wayfair