Crunchies 2015

The Crunchies are cCrunchiesoming on February 5th! TechCrunch for the past 8 years has their Annual Crunchies Award Ceremony in DT San Francisco. The Crunchies are an awards ceremony recognizing start-ups and technology innovations of the year. Basically an evening of geeks appreciating geeks! I unfortunately can’t make it this year (last year was so much fun) but I am getting press updates of the awards ceremony. Below are the categories:

Best Technology Achievement Apple Pay (Related posts) The Blockchain (Related posts) Rosetta Mission’s Comet Landing (Related posts) SpaceX Lateral Booster (Related posts) Stella Solar-Powered Car (Related posts)

Best On-Demand Service Hotel Tonight (Related posts) Lyft (Related posts) Postmates (Related posts) Shyp (Related posts) Uber (Related posts)

Best E-Commerce Application Casper (Related posts) Flipkart (Related posts) Honest Company (Related posts) Instacart (Related posts) Warby Parker (Related posts)

Best Mobile Application Acorns (Related posts) Storehouse (Related posts) Strava (Related posts) Venmo (Related posts) Yik Yak (Related posts)

Fastest-Rising Startup Lending Club (Related posts) Product Hunt (Related posts) Reddit (Related posts) Slack (Related posts) Yik Yak (Related posts)

Best Health Startup Fitbit (Related posts) Misfit Wearables (Related posts) Rise (Related posts) Theranos (Related posts) Zenefits (Related posts)

Best Design 1Password (Related posts) Airbnb (Related posts) Manual Camera App (Related posts) Medium (Related posts) Monument Valley (Related posts)

Best Bootstrapped Startup Daring Fireball (Related posts) Grammarly (Related posts) MailChimp (Related posts) Meadow (Related posts) Techmeme (Related posts)

Best Enterprise Startup CloudFlare (Related posts) Docker (Related posts) GitHub (Related posts) OpenDNS (Related posts) Slack (Related posts)

Best International Startup Citymapper (Related posts) EyeEm (Related posts) Kik (Related posts) Line (Related posts) Spotify (Related posts)

Best Education Startup AltSchool (Related posts) ClassDojo (Related posts) Coursera (Related posts) Kano (Related posts) Khan Academy (Related posts)

Best Hardware Startup DJI (Related posts) Fitbit (Related posts) GoPro (Related posts) Oculus VR (Related posts) Xiaomi (Related posts)

Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop BuzzFeed (Related posts) Giphy (Related posts) Kim Kardashian: Hollywood (Related posts) Threes (Related posts) Twitch (Related posts)

Biggest Social Impact FireChat (Related posts) Girls Who Code (Related posts) Internet.org (Related posts) Tim Cook’s Brick (Related posts) Twitter (Related posts)

Angel of the Year Cyan and Scott Banister (Related posts) Ashton Kutcher (Related posts) Alexis Ohanian (Related posts) David Tisch (Related posts) Kickstarter Backers of Oculus VR (Related posts)

VC of the Year Marc Andreessen & Ben Horowitz (Andreessen Horowitz) (Relatedposts) Peter Fenton (Benchmark) (Related posts) Jim Goetz (Sequoia Capital) (Related posts) Aileen Lee (Cowboy Ventures) (Related posts) Peter Thiel (Founders Fund) (Related posts)

Founder of the Year Stewart Butterfield, Eric Costello, Cal Henderson and Serguei Mourachov (Slack) (Relatedposts) John and Patrick Collison (Stripe) (Related posts) Elizabeth Holmes (Theranos) (Related posts) Brian Acton and Jan Koum (WhatsApp) (Related posts) Mikkel Svane, Alexander Aghassipour and Morten Primdahl (Zendesk) (Related posts)

CEO of the Year Marc Benioff (Salesforce.com) (Related posts) Tim Cook (Apple) (Related posts) Drew Houston (Dropbox) (Related posts) Travis Kalanick (Uber) (Related posts) Marissa Mayer (Yahoo) (Related posts)

Best New Startup of 2014 Bellhops (Related posts) OnePlus (Related posts) Product Hunt (Related posts) Shyp (Related posts) Slack (Related posts)

Best Overall Startup of 2014 GoPro (Related posts) Snapchat (Related posts) Stripe (Related posts) Tinder (Related posts) Uber (Related posts)

For those wanting to attend the Crunchies, you can purchase them here! Best of luck to all nominees!