Recognizing leaders for
outstanding innovation

Sponsored by

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The TechFellow Awards is an annual startup investment program to honor the people who make great innovation happen through excellence in high-tech entrepreneurship. Founders Fund, TechCrunch, and NEA are excited to support the program and help shape the next generation of start-up successes.

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    The TechFellow Awards honor innovators in the field of technology with $100,000 to build and invest in the next generation of startups.


    Nominees are grouped into four categories: General Management, Disruptive Innovation, Product Design & Marketing, and Engineering Leadership. The nominees are then aggregated and presented to the selection committee whom chooses five winners in each category.