Stop procrastinating and nominate your favorite startup, founder or investor for a Crunchie. Nominations will close on Thursday, November 3, 2016.
We’re looking for the input of the tech community. Who was the hottest new startup? Who launched the best new technology? Which company had the best launch video? There are 11 categories in all.
This is the 10th anniversary of the Crunchies and we’re thrilled to put the show on again. Like last year, the winners will be decided by a large panel of experts. Called the Crunchies Board, this group includes TechCrunch editors, alongside entrepreneurs, investors and other tech notables, including speakers and judges who have appeared on the Disrupt stage. An independent third-party will administer and tally the ballots, as well as keep the results secret until the awards are announced onstage.
General admission tickets will be available when the show is a bit closer. We’ll see you at the Crunchies!
Hot New Startup
The young standout startup of the year
An exceptional recent technological achievement
A recent standout that has earned a place on your home screen
Best Startup Video
Best launch or explanatory video by a startup
Hardware of the Year
Breakout hardware product of the year
TechCrunch Include Award
An organization or individual that has advanced inclusion in tech
A company that has excelled in using technology to advance social impact
Founder of the Year
A founder that has made a statement in leadership or execution this year
Angel Investor of the Year
A breakout portfolio
VC of the Year
An investor whose bets on founders and companies have borne fruit this year
Best Overall Startup
A star startup in all categories
We’ll be releasing tickets for the 10th annual Crunchies in November. If you want to be notified, sign up for our newsletter here. We hope to see you there.
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