Istanbul, Turkey | Published on: February 19, 2013
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Check out the nominees for the Turkish Startup Awards, vote now for your favorite! #TSA
Four weeks ago The Next Web introduced the Turkish Startup Awards – an online competition in search of the best startups, entrepreneurs and best investors in the country. Out of over 18.000 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 Turkish Startup Awards four weeks ago we've had more than 18.000 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:

Startup of the Year:

Best (Co-)Founder: 
Sina Afra, Markafoni (@SinaAfra), Rina Onur & Sidar Sahin, Peak Games, (@rinaonur/ @sidars), Nevzat Aydın, Yemeksepeti, (@zagortenay76), Demet Mutlu, Trendyol, (@demetsmutlu), Hakan Bas, Lidyana, (@hakanbas)

Best Web App:

Best Mobile App:

Best Design:

Best E-commerce:

Best investor:

Online voting starts now
Anybody can still vote for their favorite startup, entrepreneur or investor until 11 o'clock GMT (12am CET) on Monday February 25th. The winners will be presented online. 

The companies that get the most votes in their category will receive a ticket to TNW Conference Europe and of course, eternal fame. A meetup for winners and nominees will take place in Istanbul, date and time yet to be determined. Nominees and winners will be informed about this.

The TNW Startup Awards try to discover the best startups in Europe by focussing on 12 local tech hubs. Berlin, London, Dublin, Paris, Bucharest, Barcelona, Warsaw, Amsterdam, Kiev, Moscow, Istanbul and Copenhagen.