Los Angeles Business Journal

L.A. Firms Take Home Tech Awards

By Justin Yang Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Los Angeles tech companies took home several Crunchies Monday night as part of website TechCrunch’s annual award show in San Francisco.

Venice’s Snapchat won Best Mobile Application and was nominated for Best Overall Startup of 2013. West Hollywood dating app Tinder won Best New Startup of 2013 and was nominated in several other categories including Best Mobile Application. Santa Monica’s Whisper was nominated for Fastest Rising Startup and Best New Startup of 2013.

New York City crowdfunding platform Kickstarter won Best Overall Startup.