Hans Severiens Award - Nominations are Open - Act by March 12!

Honoring individuals who advance angel investing

The Hans Severiens Award is presented annually to recognize an individual or team of individuals' work in advancing the field of angel investing. Consideration for nomination is intentionally broad, from legislators to industry leaders to academia, in recognition of the broad reach and impact of angel investing. Individuals may be self or third-party nominated.

Criteria for selection include the following:
1. Depth and breadth of impact on advancement of angel investing.
2. Leadership in bringing awareness to the vital role of angel investing in the support of entrepreneurial companies.
3. Contribution to the knowledge base of angel investing.
4. Respect and recognition by peers for contributions to the angel investment industry.
5. General accomplishments which have influenced or benefited the angel investment community.

Nominate Deserving Leaders for the 2021 Hans Severiens Award

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Past Hans Severiens winners from left to right: Bill Payne (Frontier Angels), Catherine Mott (BlueTree Allied Angels),
John Huston (Ohio TechAngel Funds, Marianne Hudson (Angel Capital Association ), David Verrill (Hub Angels Investment Group LLC),
Jean Hammond (Golden Seeds) and John May (New Dominion Angels)

Past Winners

2020Alicia Robb
Next Wave Impact

2019Marianne Hudson
Angel Capital Association
2018David Verrill,
Hub Angels

 
2017
Catherine V. Mott,
BlueTree Allied Angels
2016Brad Feld,
Foundry Group

2015
Susan Preston,
Seattle Angel Fund
2014Jean Hammond,
Hub Angels, Launchpad
& Golden Seeds

2013

Rob Wiltbank,
Galois

2012

John Huston,
Ohio TechAngel Funds

2011James Geshwiler,
CommonAngels Ventures

2010
John May,
New Vantage Group

2009Bill Payne,
Frontier Angels
2008

Stephanie Newby,
Golden Seeds

2007

Luis Villalobos,
Tech Coast Angels

2006

Jeffrey Sohl,
Center for Venture Research,
University of New Hampshire

2005

Bob Goff,
Sierra Angels