Presenting the nominees for the Russian Startup Awards

Vote now for your favorite Russian startup, founder or investor

18 FEBRUARY 2013, MOSCOW, RUSSIA
Summary
Four weeks ago The Next Web introduced the Russian Startup Awards – an online competition celebrating the best startups, entrepreneurs and best investors in the country. Out of 9662 nominations, the TNW jury has chosen 35 nominees. Vote now for your favourite startup or investor.
The nominees have been selected by the jury
Since the announcement of the Russian Startup Awards four weeks ago we've had more than 9662 nominations over the seven categories. After this successful first phase it's now time to start the voting process as we've narrowed down the nominees to 35 – five per category. Here are the 35 nominees that the jury has narrowed down to:  


Startup of the year
  1. lingualeo.com
  2. zeptolab.com
  3. oktogo.ru
  4. game-insight.com
  5. kupivip.ru

Best Co-founder
  1. Igor Sysoev, Nginx (@isysoev)
  2. Alisa Chumachenko, Game Insight (@Neudachnica)
  3. Misha Lyalin, Zeptolab (@mishalyalin)
  4. Marina Kolesnik, Oktogo, (@MarinaKolesnik)
  5. Oskar Hartmann, KupiVip (@HartmannOskar)

Best web app
  1. nginx.com
  2. doktornarabote.ru
  3. zingaya.com
  4. 2can.ru
  5. ostrovok.ru

Best mobile app
  1. talkbits.com
  2. zeptolab.com/games/cut_the_rope
  3. altergeo.ru
  4. dish.fm
  5. feelkula.com

Best design
  1. dish.fm
  2. zeptolab.com
  3. zingaya.com
  4. feelkula.com
  5. oktogo.ru

Best e-commerce
  1. ecwid.com
  2. qiwi.com
  3. wikimart.ru
  4. oktogo.ru
  5. kupivip.ru

Best investor
  1. runacap.com
  2. ru-net.ru
  3. almazcapital.com
  4. vtbcapital.com
  5. fastlaneventures.ru

 

Online voting starts now
Anybody can still vote for their favorite startup, entrepreneur or investor until 7pm GMT (8pm CET) on Thursday February 21st. The companies who get the most votes in their category will get the award, prizes and eternal fame.

The Russian Startup Awards are part of a Startup Awards tour through Europe: tech hubs in Germany, the UK, Ireland, France, Romania, Spain, Holland, Turkey and Denmark also have Awards organized by The Next Web. 
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About TNW Startup Awards Europe

The TNW Startup Awards are a series of 12 local awards in Europe's tech hubs. In each country, an online competition where the public can nominate and vote their favourite will determine the hottest startups, founders and investors. After the online awards, meetups with a TNW co-founder or editor will take place in Berlin,  London, Dublin, Paris, Barcelona, Bucharest, Warsaw, Amsterdam, Kiev, Moscow, Istanbul and Copenhagen. The categories of the awards are: Startup of the Year, best (co-)founder, best web app, best mobile app, best user experience, slickest design and best investor. The TNW Startup Awards are voted for by the public through their preferred social media channel. http://thenextweb.com/startupawards

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