Vote for the Winners of the Vermont Tech Jam Awards

Congratulations to everyone nominated as a tech leader in Vermont! We're proud to present you with the businesses and individuals who are the  finalists in each category: Innovation, Ambassador, Startup and Newcomer.

The Vermont Technology Alliance, BTV Ignite, and Seven Days now invite the tech community to identify the standouts in each category. Help us select the winners by casting your votes for the tech all-stars who will be recognized with  2017 Tech Jam Awards!

Voting is open from noon October 10 until 11:59 pm October 18.
Note: A finalist in more than one category is eligible to win only one award, so select the category you think is most fitting.

Winners will be announced at the 2017 Tech Jam Awards Ceremony at 4:30 pm Friday, October 20 at the Tech Jam event at the Champlain Valley Expo. Please join us to support your favorites and to celebrate all of the nominees and finalists.

* 1. Innovation Award
The Innovation Award recognizes any product or service that demonstrates exciting thinking and market momentum. The purpose of this award is to inspire and reward excellence and shine a spotlight on Vermont as a home to innovation. This award is presented by BTV Ignite.

The Innovation Award finalists are:

* 2. Ambassador Award
The Ambassador Award recognizes a business, organization or individual who leads the support, promotion and growth of Vermont’s tech economy and ecosystem. The purpose of this award is to celebrate and motivate collaboration, and recognize good actors across Vermont’s technology sector.

The Ambassador Award finalists are:

* 3. Startup Award
The Startup Award recognizes a tech-based business or individual business entrepreneur that started in Vermont during the past 24 months, and demonstrates exceptional creativity, ambition, organization and market potential. Its purpose is to recognize and celebrate Vermont’s homegrown entrepreneurial spirit.

The Startup Award finalists are:

* 4. Newcomer Award
This award is given to an energetic and exciting new entrant into Vermont’s technology scene over the last 24 months, this award demonstrates Vermont’s “pull” as a technology hub and recognizes new talent that calls Vermont home. 

There are three finalists in this category.

The Newcomer Award Finalists are: