After an onslaught of worthy nominations, TechCrunch and our partners GigaOm and VentureBeat, are proud to announce the the 7th Annual Crunchies Awards finalists. Best of all, you, our lovely readers, decide who will take home these honors. The full list is below and voting begins now.
There are 20 categories overall, 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 club, because the proliferation of sensors and mobile have taken fitness and health tracking to eleven.
The awards ceremony will take place on Monday, February 10, 2014, at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Davies is an elegant venue that has hosted some of the greatest musical performances in SF history. We’re excited to hold the Crunchies here for yet another year.
And then there’s the after party. As always there will be a hosted bar, hors d’oeuvres, interactive entertainment and other fun surprises including the chance to schmooze with the TC team at Davies. General admission tickets are now available and start at $80.
It’s going to be a tight competition with so start voting now. There are 20 award categories that, recognize the top accomplishments across a variety of fields and roles. Everyone is eligible and encouraged to vote. And we know you’re excited, but you may only vote once per day per award category until voting closes on Sunday, January 26, 2014, at 11:59 p.m. PST.
Winners will be announced on Monday, February 10, 2014, at the 7th Annual Crunchies. See you there!
VC of the Year
Peter Fenton (Benchmark) (Related Posts)
Jim Goetz (Sequoia Capital) (Related Posts)
Reid Hoffman (Greylock Partners) (Related Posts)
Bill Maris (Google Ventures) (Related Posts)
Bijan Sabet (Spark Capital) (Related Posts)
Founder of the Year
Drew Houston & Arash Ferdowsi (Dropbox) (Related Posts)
David Karp (Tumblr) (Related Posts)
Aaron Levie (Box) (Related Posts)
Matthew Prince, Michelle Zatlyn & Lee Holloway (CloudFlare) (Related Posts)
Deena Varshavskaya (Wanelo) (Related Posts)
CEO of the Year
Jeff Bezos (Amazon) (Related Posts)
Dick Costolo (Twitter) (Related Posts)
Travis Kalanick (Uber) (Related Posts)
Marissa Mayer (Yahoo!) (Related Posts)
Elon Musk (Tesla Motors & SpaceX) (Related Posts)