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NEA Holiday Gift Guide 2022

by Erica Sunkin and Ashley Mitchell

We know how hard it is to find the perfect gift– that is why we are back with our second annual holiday gift guide, composed of some of our favorite offerings from companies across the NEA and Connect Ventures portfolios! We hope this makes your gift-giving a bit easier, and a bit more fun for the holiday season and beyond–happy shopping!


Best Dressed

If you are shopping for someone who is always up on the latest fashion trends and what is coming down the runway, consider checking out some of these amazing fashion and e-commerce brands.

Featuring: FabFitFun, Mejuri, Moda Operandi, Pair, re–inc, Tamara Mellon, ThirdLove, UNLESS Collective and VIAVI


Host with the Most

What to give the person that does it all? Take some of the pressure off of them and shop our amazing food and beverage companies. These unique and delicious offerings will surely be put to good use!

Featuring: Boisson, Chain, Ghia and Wonder


Treat Yo Self[care]

With New Year’s Resolutions right around the corner, consider the gift of well being from our beauty, wellness and health companies. These picks are all about helping your loved ones (and yourself!) live a happier, healthier life.

Featuring: Fightcamp, Goop, Soft Services, The Well and Willow



Stay & Play

Home for the holidays–a classic phrase heard far and wide this time of year. If you are shopping for someone that loves to ensure their digs look and feel great and/or wants to keep their little ones entertained, we’ve curated this list of companies just for you:

Featuring: Burrow, CAMP, Houzz and Maisonette


Let’s Get Digital

Shopping for someone who is constantly glued to their screen and obsessed with online learning or consuming the latest content? Even if you don't understand how digital assets, virtual currencies or the metaverse works, these desirable gift ideas will make this person say "Bro" (that's a compliment).

Featuring: Candy, Change, Coursera, Courtyard, Genies, Goody, MasterClass, OpenSea, Patreon, Royal, Tally Labs and Yuga Labs


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