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2013 Startup of the Year will be flying to Silicon Valley!

Nominations are now open for the Shoe String 2013 Startup of the Year Award are now open and this year we are hoping to receive a record number of entries from around Australia. This is the second time that shoestring.com.au have run the awards with what were many lists now being rolled into this one large key award each year. This means that as the award develops we will be able to add to the mix additional award categories and of course through seeking more sponsorship as it becomes widely recognised we will be able to provide larger prizes.

All of this is very exciting for us here, what started as a blog, a paper magazine and a loose vision is now becoming something of credibility that is starting to provide the startup world which we love so much with opportunities and a platform to show case themselves.

This year due to our growing sponsorships across the site, the winner of the Startup of the Year award will be winning return airfares to Silicon Valley. We will also be setting the person up with some key meetings and introductions tapping into our San Fran based contacts that have great connections and successful global tech businesses. We will be rolling out announcements over the coming weeks but the industries the people you will be meeting are from include outsourcing, growth hacking, marketing and of course venture capital.

We have also simplified the process and made it simple to apply in less than one minute. Fill in the nomination form here.





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