TechCrunch kicks off 2015 with the 8th Annual Crunchies Awards, the annual competition and award ceremony to recognize and celebrate the most compelling startups, internet and technology innovations of the year.
Nominations open in November and stay open for a month…. nomimations have closed. Take a look at last years winners (bottom of page), and dream on…. get ready to nominate your fave for next year. We do have a BIG Voice in these awards.
The Crunchies are hosted by TechCrunch and VentureBeat. Best of all, the internet community is invited to choose who wins. Nominations are now closed but stay tuned as nominees will be announced early January 2015.
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The Crunchies Awards will take place on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco with the ceremony beginning at 7:30 pm. It’s an elegant venue that has hosted some of the greatest musical performances in history, just the type of setting to host the most influential technology awards ceremony. Crunchies General Admission tickets will be released this later fall.
Following the Crunchies Awards, the Davies will provide a festive playground for this year’s after party. As always there will be a hosted bar, hors d’oeuvres, intriguing interactive entertainment and other fun surprises.
The after party begins immediately following the ceremony at 9:00 pm until 11:30 pm. Admission to the party is included with a purchase of a Crunchies Awards ticket.
Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
Davies Symphony Hall is located in the landmark War Memorial and Performing Arts Center in San Francisco’s Civic Center district.
List of Categories and most recent winners:
Best Technology Achievement (2013: bitcoin)
Best On-Demand Service (2013: Airbnb)
Best E-Commerce Application (2013: Wanelo)
Best Mobile Application (2013: Snapchat)
Fastest Rising Startup (2013: Upworthy)
Best Health Startup (2013: One Medical)
Best Design (2013: Pencil by FiftyThree)
Best Bootstrapped Startup (2013: Imgur)
Best Enterprise Startup (2013: Zendesk)
Best International Startup (2013: Waze)
Best Education Startup (2013: Duolingo)
Best Hardware Startup (2013: Oculus VR)
Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop (2013: Candy Crush Saga)
Biggest Social Impact (2013: Edward Snowden’s NSA Revelations)
Angel of the Year (2013: Chris Sacca)
VC of the Year (2013: Peter Fenton, Benchmark)
Founder of the Year (2013: Arash Ferdowsi & Drew Houston, Dropbox)
CEO of the Year (2013: Dick Costolo, Twitter)
Best New Startup of 2014 (2013: Tinder)
Best Overall Startup of 2014 (2013: Kickstarter)