What If Mattermark Judged the Crunchies? (2014 Edition)

yik-yak-moneyTonight is the annual startup award event The Crunchies, which is hosted by TechCrunch. We thought it would be fun to see which finalists Mattermark would pick as the winner in each category, using our proprietary Mattermark Growth Score. Have fun at the awards, and best wishes to all the finalists!

Best On-Demand Service
Lyft

Best E-Commerce Application
Flipkart

Best Mobile Application
Yik Yak

Fastest-Rising Startup
Yik Yak

Best Health Startup
Zenefits

Best Design
Airbnb

Best Bootstrapped Startup
Grammarly

Best Enterprise Startup
Slack

Best International Startup
Spotify

Best Education Startup
Coursera

Best Hardware Startup
Oculus VR

Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop
BuzzFeed

Biggest Social Impact (I’m picking, because we don’t measure this)
Internet.org

Best Technology Achievement (another one where I’m just picking, since we don’t measure it)
Rosetta Mission’s Comet Landing

Angel of the Year
Kickstarter Backers of Oculus VR

VC of the Year
Peter Fenton (Benchmark)

Founder of the Year
Elizabeth Holmes (Theranos)

CEO of the Year
Tim Cook (Apple)

Best New Startup of 2014
Slack

Best Overall Startup of 2014
Uber

I guess we’ll see how we do!

© Mattermark 2017. Sources: Mattermark Research, Crunchbase, AngelList.
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