Exhibit 16.1


July 21, 2021


Office of the Chief Accountant

Securities and Exchange Commission

100 F Street, NE

Washington, D.C. 20549


Ladies and Gentlemen:


We have read Evolv Technologies Holdings, Inc.’s (formerly known as NewHold Investment Corp.) statements included under Item 4.01 of its Form 8-K dated July 16, 2021. We agree with the statements concerning our Firm under Item 4.01, in which we were informed of our dismissal on July 16, 2021, following completion of the Company’s quarterly review for the period ended June 30, 2021, which consists only of the accounts of the pre-Business Combination Special Purpose Acquisition Company. We are not in a position to agree or disagree with other statements contained therein.


Very truly yours,


/s/ WithumSmith+Brown, PC  
New York, New York