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  • Snapchat Wins ‘Best Mobile Application’ At The 2013 Crunchies, Award Disappears In 10 Seconds

    Snapchat Wins ‘Best Mobile Application’ At The 2013 Crunchies, Award Disappears In 10 Seconds

    This year’s best mobile app is Snapchat, at least according to the 2013 Crunchies Awards. The ephemeral photo and video messaging app beat out a tough crowd this year, including Mailbox, Tinder, VSCO Cam and WhatsApp. This is Snapchat’s second Crunchie, since it won fastest rising startup last year for its speedy early user growth. Snapchat began in 2011 at Stanford, and the… Read More

  • Bitcoin Wins Best Technology Achievement But Satoshi Doesn’t Show

    Bitcoin Wins Best Technology Achievement But Satoshi Doesn’t Show

    Eyewitnesses at the Crunchies tonight reported seeing a shadowy figure hiding in the eaves of the opera hall, watching the proceedings with a gimlet eye. Perhaps, in light of the Best Technology Achievement going to Bitcoin, Satoshi himself was lurking in the gloom? Read More

  • Watch The 7th Annual Crunchies Award Show Right Here

    Watch The 7th Annual Crunchies Award Show Right Here

    The Super Bowl. The Winter Olympics. The Grammys and the Academy Awards. ‘Tis the season for live spectacles, and as such, I’m pleased to welcome you to the 7th Annual Crunchies Awards where TechCrunch, Gigaom and VentureBeat join together and award the best technology of 2013. Tonight’s gonna be a good night. To start, we have John Oliver hosting, who is sure to delight… Read More

  • The 7th Annual Crunchies Awards Are In 4 Days And Tickets Are Almost Sold Out

    The 7th Annual Crunchies Awards Are In 4 Days And Tickets Are Almost Sold Out

    Tickets for this year’s Crunchies are almost gone. The show is next week. A few tickets can still be had, but sections are selling out quickly. This is the biggest night of the year for Silicon Valley. Get dressed up and come celebrate technology with us. Next Monday, starting at 7:30, we’ll take over the Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco to recognize the best… Read More

  • TechCrunch Giveaway: 20 Anki DRIVE Starter Kits And Free Ticket to The Crunchies

    The team over at Anki is so thrilled about being a Crunchie Award finalist for “Best New Startup of 2013″ that they’ve decided to show their appreciation to our readers by spreading the Anki love and giving away Anki Drive starter kits (each valued at $199.95) to 20 lucky people. Read More

  • Last Call To Vote For The Crunchies

    Last Call To Vote For The Crunchies

    Voting is about to close for The 7th Annual Crunchies Award. You have until Sunday 26, 2014 at 11:59 pm PST to throw your support behind your favorite startups, technology, apps, founders and venture capitalists. Will Mark Zuckerberg will CEO of the Year again? Is GitHub still the overall startup? Which new technology was the best of 2013? It’s all up to you. Vote here. Read More

  • John Oliver To Host The Crunchies

    John Oliver To Host The Crunchies

    We’re excited to announce the return of John Oliver, former Daily Show correspondent and current bon vivant, at our annual Crunchies event in San Francisco on February 10, 2014. That’s right: Oliver will be back to give the Valley the loving drubbing it deserves. Watch the best bits from last year’s show right here. John Oliver has been a writer and correspondent on… Read More

  • Announcing The 2013 Crunchies Finalists, Vote Now

    Announcing The 2013 Crunchies Finalists, Vote Now

    After a rush of nominations, TechCrunch and our partners GigaOm and VentureBeat, are proud to announce the the 7th Annual Crunchies Awards finalists. The full list is below and voting begins now. There are 20 categories in all ranging from Fastest Rising Startup and Sexiest Enterprise Startup to Founder of the Year. This year we’re introducing the Best Health Startup to the Crunchies mix. Read More

  • Crunchies Sizzle Reel

    Want To Win A Crunchie? Nominations Close Sunday

    Every year the Crunchies, our annual awards show, defines what it means to be a startup. We bring the scrappiest, hard-workingest, and most amazing startups onstage and celebrate them at one of the most amazing events of the year. But we can’t celebrate you if you’re not nominated. Time is running out to nominate your favorite startup, founder, CEO and technology of the year. Read More

  • Announcing The 7th Annual Crunchies Awards

    Announcing The 7th Annual Crunchies Awards

    The glitz. The glamour. The nerds. It’s nearly time for the 7th Annual Crunchies Awards, where TechCrunch, Gigaom, and VentureBeat put aside the day-to-day blood sport of blogging and celebrate the best of technology. As in years past, the collective tech blog community will give awards to the best and brightest startups, founders, investors and thought leaders in our industry. There are… Read More

  • Backstage With SoundCloud

    SoundCloud CEO Alex Ljung On Building A Startup With An International Footprint [TCTV]

    All too often, tech startup founders feel like they have to move their headquarters to an industry hub such as the San Francisco Bay Area in order to really be successful. But while it’s good to be in touch with the hustle and bustle of Silicon Valley or New York City, there can also be big benefits to building your startup outside of these typical tech epicenters. A great example of this… Read More

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