After a multitude of worthy nominations, TechCrunch is proud to announce the 9th Annual Crunchies Awards finalists. Take a peek below at the full list of finalists for each award category.

There are 12 categories that recognize a variety of significant accomplishments by the startup community, ranging from Fastest Rising Startup and Best Founder to our Inaugural Include Diversity Award.

When it comes to final voting, we are making a big change this year. We have formed a 100-person Crunchies Board to pick the winners by secret, paper ballot. The Crunchies Board will include TechCrunch editors, alongside entrepreneurs, investors and other tech notables. An independent third party, the law firm Perkins Coie, will administer and tally the ballots as well as keep the results secret until we announce the awards on stage.

Winners will be announced at the Crunchies on Tuesday, February 8, 2016, at 8pm at the San Francisco War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco. Get your tickets here.

The Crunchies are the Oscars of the startup and technology world. The show highlights the best in tech, and the after party will be in full force again this year, with hosted bars and a great crowd.

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Best New Startup

Eaze
Honor
Jet
Operator
Robinhood

Best Overall Startup
Docker
Slack
Snapchat
Uber
Xiaomi

Fastest Rising Startup
Postmates
Slack
TransferWise
YouNow
Zenefits

Best Technology Achievement
Apple’s 3D Touch-Apple
HoloLens
SpaceX Falcon 9
Tesla Over-the-Air Autopilot
Transatomic Power

Best Mobile App
Citymapper
Facebook Messenger
Periscope
Robinhood
Wish

Hardware of the Year
Apple Pencil
Devialet Phantom speaker
Parrot Bebop
Samsung Gear VR
Sphero BB-8

Include Diversity Award
Erica Baker
Kimberly Bryant, Black Girls Code
Joelle Emerson
Laura Weidman Powell, Code2040
Kortney Ryan Ziegler, Trans*H4CK

Best Social Impact
Code.org
Google.org
FastForward
Freada Kapor Klein & Mitch Kapor
Thorn

Founder of the Year
Stewart Butterfield
Jessica Livingston
Natalie Massenet
Tristan Walker
Anne Wojcicki

Angel Investor of the Year
Scott and Cyan Banister
Gil Penchina
Naval Ravikant
Chris Sacca
Joanne Wilson

VC of the Year
Marc Andreessen
Sonali De Rycker
Bill Gurley
Mary Meeker
Chamath Palihapitiya

CEO of the Year
Tim Cook
Jack Dorsey
Elon Musk
Susan Wojcicki
Mark Zuckerberg

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