Summary:

Tickets go on sale today for the 6th annual Crunchies, which we’re proud to host along with Techcrunch and Venturebeat to salute the best the tech industry has to offer.

Tickets are now on sale for the Crunchies, the sixth annual gathering of Silicon Valley around cocktails and awards for the best tech on the planet. Don’t miss your chance to see the best and brightest minds and products our industry has to offer this coming January in San Francisco.

We’re proud to be part of the Crunchies along with our friends at Techcrunch and Venturebeat, and can’t wait to see the rest of you too. Nominations opened up last week in a number of important categories — such as Best New Startup of the Year, CEO of the Year and Best Technology Achievement.

So don’t forget to nominate your favorites (do that here!), and don’t forget to buy your tickets now. Nominations close at 11:59pm PT on December 6, 2012. We’ll announce the finalists on January 3, 2013, and open up the final round of voting then. (You’ll find all the rules here.)

Mark it on your calendars:
Thursday, January 31, 2013
7:30pm – 11:30pm
Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco

This year’s categories (and last year’s winners):
Best Technology Achievement (2011: Siri)
Best Collaborative Consumption Service (New for 2012)
Best E-Commerce Application (New for 2012)
Best Mobile Application (2011: Evernote)
Fastest Rising Startup (New for 2012)
Best Content Discovery Application (New for 2012)
Best Design (2011: Path 2.0)
Best Bootstrapped Startup (2011: Imgur)
Sexiest Enterprise Startup (New for 2012)
Best International Startup (2011: Peixe Urbano)
Best Education Startup (New for 2012)
Best Hardware Startup (New for 2012)
Best Time Sink (2011: Words With Friends)
Biggest Social Impact (2011: Twitter)
Angel of the Year (2011: Reid Hoffman)
VC of the Year (2011: Marc Andreessen & Ben Horowitz)
Founder of the Year (2011: Jack Dorsey)
CEO of the Year (2011: Jeff Weiner)
Best New Startup of 2012 (2011: Pinterest)
Best Overall Startup of 2012 (2011: Dropbox)

Check out more coverage from our partners Techcrunch and Venturebeat.

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