This evening VentureBeat and TechCrunch cohosted the Crunchies, an annual award show that ranks the biggest movers and shakers in the technology industry.

After months of suspense, and an arduous selection process, we present to you the winning startups and investors.

Best Technology Achievement: Stella Solar-Powered Car


Above: The creators of the Stella Solar-Powered Car

Image Credit: Michael O'Donnell for VentureBeat

Best On-Demand Service: Hotel Tonight

Best E-Commerce Application: Casper

Best Mobile Application: Storehouse

Fastest Rising Startup: Yik Yak


Above: The founders of Yik Yak

Image Credit: Michael O'Donnell for VentureBeat

Best Health Startup: Theranos

Best Design: Airbnb

Best Bootstrapped Startup: Meadow

Best Enterprise Startup: Cloudflare

Best Education Startup: Classdojo

Best Hardware Startup: Oculus VR

Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: Kim Kardashian: Hollywood

Biggest Social Impact: Twitter

Angel of the Year: Kickstarter Backers of Oculus VR

VC of the Year: Jim Goetz, Sequoia Capital


Above: Center: Jim Goetz

Image Credit: Michael O'Donnell for VentureBeat

Founder of the Year: Stewart Butterfield, Eric Costello, Cal Henderson and Serguei Mourachov, Slack

CEO of the Year: Marc Benioff,

Best New Startup of 2014: Product Hunt

Best Overall Startup of 2014: Uber


Above: Uber CEO and cofounder Travis Kalanick (the guy with the puppy)

Image Credit: Michael O'Donnell for VentureBeat


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