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Here’s this year’s list of finalists for the 7th annual Crunchies awards, scheduled for early February in San Francisco.

Crunchies award statues

It’s almost time once again for the Crunchies, the annual celebration of the best that technology had to offer over the past year. A joint Gigaom/Techcrunch/Venturebeat production, this year’s event is scheduled to take place on February 14th at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, and we’re proud to announce the following list of finalists following the nomination process.

Winners will be announced at the show, so make sure and grab a ticket here. Thanks for participating in the nomination process, and vote for your favorites in the final round here.

Best Technology Achievement:

Apple A7 Processor
bitcoin
node.js
Planet Labs low cost satellites
Project Loon

Best Collaborative Consumption Service:

Airbnb
Crowdtilt
DogVacay
Homejoy
Lyft

Best E-Commerce Application:

BarkBox
Good Eggs
Polyvore
Warby Parker
Wanelo

Best Mobile Application:

Mailbox
Snapchat
Tinder
Vsco Cam
What’s App

Fastest Rising Startup:

Lulu
QuizUp
Tinder
Upworthy
Whisper

Best Health Startup:

Fitbit
My Fitness Pal
One Medical
Oscar
Practice Fusion

Best Design:

Exposure by elepath
Nest Protect
Pencil by FiftyThree
Say Hi
Yahoo Weather

Best Bootstrapped Startup:

Grammarly
Imgur
Nerd Wallet
SmugMug
TaskUs

Sexiest Enterprise Startup:

Box
ClearSlide
New Relic
Optimizely
Zendesk

Best International Startup:

BlaBlaCar
Huddle
Supercell
Waze
Xiaomi

Best Education Startup:

Code.org
CreativeLIVE
Duolingo
Khan Academy
Treehouse

Best Hardware Startup:

3D Robotics
Oculus VR
SmartThings
Sonos
Square

Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop:

Candy Crush Saga
Netflix
Tinder
Vibease
Vine

Biggest Social Impact:

Code.org
Crowdtilt
Edward Snowden’s NSA Revelations
StopWatching.Us
Watsi

Angel of the Year:

Steve Anderson
Michael Dearing
Keith Rabois
Naval Ravikant
Chris Sacca

VC of the Year:

Peter Fenton (Benchmark)
Jim Goetz (Sequoia Capital)
Reid Hoffman (Greylock Partners)
Bill Maris (Google Ventures)
Bijan Sabet (Spark Capital)

Founder of the Year:

Drew Houston (Dropbox)
David Karp (Tumblr)
Aaron Levie (Box)
Matthew Prince & Michelle Zatlyn (CloudFlare)
Deena Varshavskaya (Wanelo)

CEO of the Year:

Jeff Bezos (Amazon)
Dick Costolo (Twitter)
Travis Kalanick (Uber)
Marissa Mayer (Yahoo)
Elon Musk (Tesla Motors & SpaceX)

Best New Startup of 2013

Anki
Coinbase
Glow
Tinder
Whisper

Best Overall Startup of 2013:

CloudFlare
Kickstarter
Snapchat
Twitter
Uber

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