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The votes are in! When all said and done, over 300,000 nominations were calculated across 20 categories. Along with our partners TechCrunch and GigaOm, we’re proud to announce this year’s finalists for the 2011 Crunchies Awards, which are taking place January 31 at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco.
Voting starts now, and everyone is and encouraged to vote. You may vote once per day, per award category, until voting closes on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 11:59pm PST. There are 20 categories open for voting, recognizing the top accomplishments across a variety of fields and roles.
If you’re a finalist, create a badge here and rally your network to help drive votes.
In addition to today’s announcement of the finalists, we’re releasing a small batch of tickets. These tickets are available now, so act fast and get them while you can. You can buy them here.
Without further ado, here are your finalists:
Best Technology Achievement (2010 winner: Google Self Driving Cars)
Tesla Flat Pack Battery
Best Social Application (2010 winner: DailyBooth)
The New New Twitter
Best Shopping Application (2010 winner: Groupon)
Best Mobile Application (2010 winner: Google Mobile Maps for Android)
Best Location Application (New category for 2011)
Best Tablet Application (2010 winner: Flipboard)
Eventbrite At the Door
Best Design (2010 winner: gogobot)
Best Bootstrapped Startup (2010 winner: addmired)
Tap Tap Tap (Camera+)
Best Cloud Service (New category for 2011)
Best International Startup (2010 winner: Viki)
Best Clean Tech Startup (2010 winner: SolarCity)
Best New Device (2010 winner: iPad)
Best Time Sink (2010 winner: Cityville)
Modern Warfare 3
Words With Friends
Biggest Social Impact (New category for 2011)
Angel of the Year (2010 winner: Paul Graham)
Naval Ravikant and Babak Nivi
VC of the Year (2010 winner: Yuri Milner)
Marc Andreessen & Ben Horowitz
Founder of the Year (2010 winner: Mark Pincus)
Leah Busque (Task Rabbit)
Brian Chesky (Airbnb)
Jack Dorsey (Square, Twitter)
Susan Feldman & Ali Pincus (One Kings Lane)
Drew Houston (Dropbox)
CEO of the Year (2010 winner: Andrew Mason)
Dick Costolo (Twitter)
Daniel Ek (Spotify)
Phil Libin (Evernote)
Mark Pincus (Zynga)
Jeff Weiner (LinkedIn)
Best New Startup of 2011 (2010 winner: Quora)
Best Overall Startup of 2011 (2010 winner: Twitter)
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