We are grateful for our Crunchies award sponsors who make our celebration possible.

Partner Sponsors

MailChimp is a powerful email-marketing tool that anyone can use. MailChimp offers users a fast and robust application for creating, targeting, delivering and tracking email-marketing efforts. Customers enjoy competitive features, like advanced segmentation, sophisticated testing tools, geo-location and free reports with every campaign. MailChimp’s platform uses an open API, so it’s easy to integrate with hundreds of applications. And best of all, prices start at free.

The Microsoft® BizSpark program helps startups succeed with software. Get immediate access to full-featured Microsoft software development tools. Support: Connect with incubators and investors, and receive training, technical support and other developer resources. Visibility: Get marketing exposure to investors, customers, partners and press.

SecondMarket is the largest marketplace to buy and sell private company stock. Working with private companies, SecondMarket’s team of specialists facilitate much-needed liquidity for shareholders in a company-controlled and secure environment. SecondMarket has completed more than $500 million in private company stock transactions and has brought together more than 15,000 individuals and institutions specifically interested in pre-IPO shares of VC-backed companies. It is FREE to list shares for sale, gain market insight and place indicative bids. SecondMarket is a registered broker-dealer and has completed more than $10 billion in alternative investment transactions. For more information, contact our team of private company specialists at private@SecondMarket.com.

Tagged focuses on social discovery and enables anyone to meet and socialize with new people. An INC 500 Fastest Growing Company, Tagged has been profitable since 2008, and has increased revenue and profits each year since. Tagged has 100 million registered users, makes over 5 million new friend connections each day, and is second only to Facebook in member loyalty and engagement. Tagged is based in San Francisco and is currently hiring!

Award Benefactors

TransferBigFiles.com is the easiest way to send videos, images, and other large files to the people you know. It’s blazingly fast with data centers located all around the world. Send multiple files, get receipt notifications, enjoy unlimited bandwidth and generous storage space. You can even set up your own personal drop box to receive files. The iPhone app allows you to move uncompressed video files off your phone to free up space. TransferBigFiles.com offers free subscriptions and paid plans starting at just $5 per month.

Program Patron Sponsors

Eventbrite has created tools that make it easy to sell tickets to all kinds of events—whether it’s a photography class or a sold-out concert, an inspiring conference or an air-guitar competition. With Eventbrite, organizers can create a customizable event page; spread the word with social media; collect money; and gain visibility into attendees and sales. Eventbrite is for anyone planning or attending an event. It empowers event organizers to become more efficient and effective when bringing people together. And people everywhere are searching Eventbrite to discover great events that matter to them. Join the community of attendees and organizers who come together for the magic of the live experience.

Scribd is the largest social reading and publishing site in the world with more than 60 million readers each month. We’ve made it incredibly simple for anyone to share and discover informative, entertaining and original written content on the web and mobile devices.

Demo Sponsors

JiWire is the leading location-based mobile media company reaching the on-the-go audience across all mobile devices, who recently launched Compass, a new location-based advertising platform that provides mobile and Wi-Fi users with interactive location-related ads.

LiveShare by Cooliris is a mobile and web application that lets you and your friends take pictures at events and share them together in real-time, all in one photo-stream. Private group sharing coming soon!

Streaming Partner

Ustream is the leader in live video and its platform empowers any individual, public figure or brand to stream to a global audience of unlimited size. Ustream offers free broadcasting and viewing platforms for the Web and mobile devices. The interactive functionality within Ustream enables real-time engagement with Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and AIM. Hundreds of high-profile broadcasters have partnered with Ustream to reach millions of people. Ustream is a privately-held company based in San Francisco, CA. Follow on Twitter (@Ustream) or fan at Facebook.com/Ustream.

Beverage Sponsors

eco.love wines are made in New Zealand at the firs tcarboNZeroCert™ winery in the world. It’s our vision to create wines that enrich a celebration of life, beauty, and optimism, for the betterment of humankind.


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Join The Ceremony

The Awards Ceremony will take place at the landmark Palace of Fine Arts Theater Complex on Friday, January 21, 2011 at 7:30 pm.

The After Party will follow at the Exploratorium from 9 pm – 11:30 pm.  Celebrate with friends and interact with the unique exhibits on display.  There will be a hosted bar, finger food, gaming room, and other fun surprises.  Admission to the After Party is included in the awards ceremony tickets.

General admission tickets for the Awards Ceremony and After Party can be purchased HERE from our friends at Eventbrite. Seating is extremely limited and there is free limited parking on the premises.  Make an event of it and carpool with a friend.

For general event inquiries please email us HERE. For information on sponsorship opportunities contact Jeanne Logozzo.

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