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This article was published on January 9, 2010


    Atlassian and Shoes of Prey Represent Australia At The Crunchies

    Atlassian and Shoes of Prey Represent Australia At The Crunchies
    Kim Heras
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    Kim Heras

    Kim Heras is a Sydney-based technology writer and entrepreneur. His passions include the Australian startup industry, innovation and the Kim Heras is a Sydney-based technology writer and entrepreneur. His passions include the Australian startup industry, innovation and the web as an enabler of change. You can follow Kim on twitter - @kimheras

    crunchiesThe TechCrunch Crunchie Awards were held this afternoon, Sydney Time, and Australia was represented amongst the heavyweights of tech by 2 startups.

    Custom shoe design site, Shoes of Prey, were finalists in the Best Bootstrapped Startup category, which is a massive effort considering how many bootstrapped startups there are out there.

    Atlassian were finalists and got the Runners up award in the Best Enterprise App category. It’s a huge endorsement of their work, particularly considering they beat out products from Microsoft, Salesforce and Amazon. Here’s hoping they can go one better next year.

    Some things to note – it was a shame to see only Euro and UK companies represented in the Best International Category and also it was interesting to see Facebook pick up the best overall startup/product category despite all the buzz around Twitter.

    You can check out all the results here.