How to Nominate a Startup for Startups of The Year - presented by HackerNoon.com. The Nomination Period is concluding on Sep 6, 2021. If you haven't nominated your favorite startup already, now is the time! Here are 5 steps on "How to Add a Startup" on Startups Of The Year: How to add a startup to your Startup.com account. The only way to do this is to sign up or log in to your Hacker.noon account. This is the only way of adding a startup!