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Crunchies Winners: GitHub Wins Best Startup Overall

by on February 1, 2013


The 6th Crunchies Annual Award Show has ended with TechCrunch, GigaOm and Venture Beat handing out 20 awards to the best startups, founders and venture capitalists.

The big winner of the 2012 Crunchies is the GitHub, which is the Best Startup overall.

Congratulations to all the winners:
Best Technology Achievement (2011 winner: Siri)
Mars Curiosity – winner

Best Mobile Application (2011 winner: Evernote)
Google Maps – winner

Best Collaborative Consumption Service (New for 2012)
Airbnb – winner

Best E-Commerce Application (New for 2012)crunchies
Fab – winner

Best Design (2011 winner: Path 2.0)
Paper by FiftyThree – winner

Fastest Rising Startup (New for 2012)
Snapchat – winner

Best Content Discovery Application (New for 2012)
Pinterest – winner

Best Bootstrapped Startup (2011 winner: Imgur)
Techmeme – winner

Best Education Startup (New for 2012)
Codecademy – winner

Sexiest Enterprise Startup (New for 2012)
Box – winner

Best International Startup (2011 winner: Peixe Urbano)
SoundCloud – winner

Best Hardware Startup (New for 2012)
Makerbot – winner

Biggest Social Impact (2011 winner: Twitter)
Reddit – winner

Best Time Sink (2011 winner: Words With Friends)
Buzzfeed – winner

Angel of the Year (2011 winner: Reid Hoffman)crunchies awards
Chris Dixon – winner

VC of the Year (2011 winner: Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz)
Peter Thiel – winner

Founder of the Year (2011 winner: Jack Dorsey)
Kevin Systrom (Instagram) — winner

CEO of the Year (2011 winner: Jeff Weiner)
Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook) — winner

Best New Startup of 2012 (2011 winner: Pinterest)
Coursera – winner

Best Overall Startup of 2012 (2011 winner: Dropbox)
GitHub – winner

Do you agree these are the top startups? Which one do you think is the best startup overall? Leave your opinion below.


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