BOSTON, Ma. – November 30, 2020 – Celero Systems, Inc., a life sciences company developing a revolutionary ingestible system to detect and reverse opioid overdose, today announced has been chosen as a winner of Red Herring’s Top 100 North America award, which recognizes the continent’s most exciting and innovative private technology companies.
The winners have been chosen from thousands of entrants, whittled down to hundreds presenting their companies at the virtual conference on November 17th and 18th. The event, led by Red Herring chairman Alex Vieux, included two days of keynote speeches, discussions and finalist presentations.
“Celero Systems is honored to be chosen as a winner of the Red Herring Top 100 award. This award recognizes the innovative technology we are developing to automatically detect and reverse an accidental opioid overdose,” said Ben Pless, founder and CEO, Celero Systems. “With more than 190 deaths occurring daily in the United States due to drug overdoses, we have a strong commitment to bringing a new solution to address this epidemic.”
Industry experts, insiders and journalists on a wide variety of criteria including financial performance, innovation, business strategy, and market penetration judged companies. Winners ran the gamut of verticals, from FinTech and Artificial Intelligence to Lifesciences, EdTech and many more industries.
Red Herring’s editors have been evaluating the world’s innovative startups for over two decades. It gives them the ability to see through the industry’s hype to pick firms that will continue on a trajectory to success. Brands such as Alibaba, Kakao, Skype, Spotify, Twitter and YouTube have all been singled out in Red Herring’s storied history.
“2020’s crop of Top 100 winners has been among our most intriguing yet,” said Vieux. “North America has led the way in tech for so many years, and to see such unique, pioneering entrepreneurs and companies here, which is in many ways the heartland of the industry, has been a thrilling experience.
About Celero Systems, Inc.
Celero Systems is a life sciences company focused on reducing opioid overdose mortality and injury by providing timely, autonomous, life-saving interventions. The company is headquartered in the Boston, Massachusetts area and led by a veteran team with deep healthcare and technology experience.
For more information, please visit celerosystems.com.