Winners announced for 13 categories, including Startup and Founder of the Year; Startup Boston moves Startup Boston Week fully virtual
BOSTON, MA, USA, September 15, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Startup Boston, an organization offering events for the development and celebration of the entrepreneurs, startup employees, investors, and mentors who push boundaries and solve tough problems, today announced the winners of its Community Awards. Voted on by the Startup Boston community, the awards recognize winners across 13 different categories, including Startup, Founder, and Investor of the Year.
“Our award-winners truly represent the best and brightest of Greater Boston as determined by the professionals who live and work here,” said Stephanie Roulic, Founder & CEO of Startup Boston. “We wanted to create a process that allows everyone to have a say in who is standing out in the region. The winners and nominees are companies and contributors that are doing visibly great work, supporting their communities, innovating, giving back, and acting as a driving force for social good.”
Startup Boston’s Community Awards are a first-of-its-kind effort from Startup Boston. Award nominees are selected by the broader public and narrowed down by a panel of judges that represents the founder & investor community, journalists, and academia. The winner is selected in an open vote among the local startup community and will be recognized during Startup Boston Week, a free conference that will bring people together for more than 200 speakers and 70 virtual sessions from September 20-24th.
The following companies and people were recognized with Startup Boston’s Community Awards:
Startup of the Year — Shoobx
Founder of the Year — Jason Furtado
Investor of the Year — Mendoza VenturesBest Student-Founded Startup — Carlo
Best Accelerator or Incubator- EforAll Roxbury
Best Coworking Space – CIC
Community Builder of the Year – Founders Live Boston
Equity Champion- TechTogether
Innovative Business Model- BetrSpt
Best Work from Home Culture- reggora Veteran