BOSTON – April 3, 2018– Today, Catalant Technologies, has announced that it has been shortlisted for the SaaS Company of the Year Award in the 2018 NEVY Awards, hosted by the New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA) and presented by Bristol-Myers Squibb. The NEVYs, now in their sixth year, celebrate New England’s top innovators, investors and companies across the region’s health care, life science and tech communities. Final winners will be unveiled at The NEVYs award ceremony on Wednesday, May 9 at Boston’s House of Blues.
“There are many innovative companies in New England so we are flattered to receive this nomination,” said Rob Biederman, Co-CEO and Co-Founder of Catalant. “We believe the nature of work is changing dramatically and irreversibly. The future belongs to those who see this change now and are rapidly reinventing how work gets done. This NEVY nomination is a testament to our talented employees who are helping our clients reimagine the way they work.”
“The NEVYs were born out of a desire to shine a spotlight on the amazing companies and breakthroughs happening in New England, with each year seeming like the nominees are even more impressive than the last, ” said Jody Rose, president of the NEVCA. “That’s certainly no exception with our nominated companies for 2018, whose achievements in their respective fields are truly outstanding. We look forward to showcasing each of them at our May 9 event and celebrating the continued strength and vitality of this region’s innovation ecosystem.”
“It’s such an honor to be nominated for SaaS Company of the Year. Our company has grown from a four-person startup connecting MBA students to projects, to a 150-person company offering agile workforce solutions to the Fortune 100. It’s this adaptability that makes our team so great,” said Catalant Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Pat Petitti.
With a focus on the regional business community, nominees – selected by the NEVYs Academy, comprised of investors from the region’s top venture capital firms – are both locally headquartered and locally backed. The SaaS Company of the Year nomination goes to companies exemplifying New England’s leading place in the industry.
Catalant partners with companies to engage the right people inside or outside their company, at the right time, without the constraints of job descriptions, office walls or geographic boundaries.
Joining Bristol-Myers Squibb in supporting the Sixth Annual NEVY Awards are sponsors Cooley, LLP; IDA Ireland; Alexandria Real Estate Equities; Deloitte; J&J Innovation, Inc. – JJDC; AbbVie Ventures; Bose Ventures; Leerink; Piper Jaffray; Pfizer; Life Science Advisors; and VentureFizz.
To join the fun, and cheer on our organization’s nomination you can purchase tickets at thenevys.com.
Catalant helps companies build an agile workforce, with technology and programs that enable them to access the talent they need, when they need it, wherever it is. Forward-looking executives partner with Catalant to transform the structure of how their companies’ work gets done and the behaviors that drive or delay agile workforce transformation.
Over 20 percent of the Fortune 1000 use Catalant’s best practices and platform to frictionlessly access and deploy internal and external talent, including over 50,000 independent consultants and 1,000 boutique firms in Catalant’s expert marketplace. Anonymized data from leading companies train Catalant’s AI-powered talent matching and recommendation engine, inform its program design and best practices, and surface counter-intuitive insights that get smarter over time.
Catalant is based in Boston, Massachusetts, and serves customers around the world. Visit us at gocatalant.com.
About the New England Venture Capital Association
The New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA) invests in the entrepreneurial ecosystem on behalf of the VC community through program-building, policy work, marketing and events. From celebrations (the NEVY Awards) to content series (VC Briefings and Syndicate Sessions), workforce development programs (TechGen and Hack.Diversity) to advocacy and legislation (equity and inclusion initiatives and immigration reform), the NEVCA is at once a network, catalyst, and resource for the innovation economy.