TechUnited Catalyst Awards

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Thursday, May 20, 2021

2021 TechUnited Catalyst Awards
As TechUnited has transformed over the last year, so have the ways that we’ve engaged, recognized, & connected our community.

We’ve worked hard as a team to develop this list of new awards, the TechUnited Catalyst Awards, that truly capture the innovation, opportunity, & leadership in our community.

We hope that you’ll submit nominations & join us virtually on May 20, 2021 to celebrate & recognize leaders in our community that are building a better future for all.

Thank you to our sponsors for their continued support of this great program & the TechUnited community!



2021 TechUnited Catalyst Awards

These awards will be presented at the TechUnited Catalyst Awards on May 20, 2021.

Catalyst of Empowerment

Presented to an individual who is a role-model & champion for women in business.

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Catalyst of Innovation

Presented to an entrepreneur who successfully created an innovative solution to a problem that needed to be solved.

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Catalyst of Progress

Presented to an individual who promotes & actively supports diversity, inclusion, and equity.

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Catalyst of Leadership

Presented to a member of the C-Suite of an established corporate/enterprise known for pushing their teams to achieve the best results possible.

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Catalyst Of Generations

Presented to an entrepreneur who got started early (under 22 years old) or who showcases hustle when people expect them to have slowed down (over 65 years old).

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Catalyst of Technology

Presented to a company or organization that utilizes or has developed a tech tool, process or service that made a substantial improvement on business metrics.

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Catalyst of Culture

Presented to an organization with a great reputation including high employee happiness, inclusion, remote work practices, employee retention, and employment referrals.

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Catalyst of Ventures

Presented to an investor, law firm or lawyer, accounting firm, or consultant firm that brokers high-impact deals.

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Catalyst of Community

Presented to an individual working hard to bring together the tech community to build a better future for all.

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Catalyst Of Creativity

Presented to an influencer, creator, or maker with an authentic voice that has leveraged social media to grow their following & business.

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Catalyst of Hope

Presented to a company or individual who worked tirelessly during the pandemic to provide solutions, support, representation, & opportunity for their customers, employees, and community.

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Catalyst of Education

Presented to a program which utilizes innovative technology while encouraging students to pursue higher education or training in science, technology, engineering or math.

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Catalyst of Collaboration

Presented to an all-star individual or organization that promotes collaboration and community growth.

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Catalyst of the Garden State

Presented to an elected official that promotes business & growth in New Jersey.

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Presented to an individual, currently active in the tech community, who has demonstrated a significant commitment to the support and advancement of technology and innovation.

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