The Noonies are the tech industry’s greenest awards. These awards - and the voting software powering this site - are presented by HackerNoon. 2021 marks the 3rd annual Noonies which is rumored to be the biggest year yet 😉 Over the last 2 years, more than 2500 people were nominated for various awards, and over 100k votes were cast. We can't wait to see what the HackerNoon community does this year.
Once an hour every hour, it's Noon somewhere 🙂 We’re trying to reward unappreciated corners of the internet. Like the Oprah of tech awards. 🤗
Internet street cred. 😎 A sense of making a difference in the world. For Noonies 2021, all winners get a free dot .tech domain, a year's subscription to Avast VPN, and a brand-as-author publishing credit on HackerNoon. Oh and some awards have in cash prizes. See the yellow box on the individual Noonie for full prize details on each award.
For HackerNoon Contributor awards, we choose the top 5-10 authors who generate the most time reading on hundreds of our highest performing tags. For the rest of the awards, we did our research to find some gems that we thought deserved a nomination. 💎 You can nominate a worthy techie for a Noonie until November 14th at noonies.tech.
Congratz on your nomination - you're already a winner in our books. 🥳 But, if you want to get a leg up on your competition, you gotta let your peeps know it's time to vote (comes November 14!) Try this tweet on for size - "I've been nominated for a @hackernoon Noonies 2021 award. To show your support, head over to noonies.tech and cast a vote for me!".
There’s still time! Public nominations will be open until November 14th, 2021. Visit noonies.tech to nominate your friend, boss, coworker, sister, or friendly neighborhood techie for a Noonie (or yourself cause like no shame - we stan that). 🏆
Click on any individual award and type the name of your nominee. The HackerNoon team will review your nomination. 🙏🏻 Nominations are open until November 14th.
Voting opens on November 15th, 2021. ✨ But you can nominate anyone for any award until then! The HackerNoon team scoured the internet for the most worthy opponents in tech. After the utmost careful consideration, 5ish nominees per award were hand-selected, and we’ll be adding 5ish+ nominees by the HackerNoon community before voting. Yay democracy!
We weigh votes to further elevate the voice of our contributing writers, reward verified expertise, and prevent spam. Hacker Noon published writers votes count as 10, authenticated users votes count as 3, and unauthenticated visitors have their vote count as 1 (pending spam reviews).
The reasons for this are:
If a category (Decentralization, Future Heroes, Planet Internet, Software Development, Gaming, and Technology) doesn’t already have a sponsor, you can sponsor before voting starts (Nov 15). The best sponsors also offer cool prizes to the winners. Here’s more information and how to book a meeting. Current sponsors include but are not limited to Bybit, Avast, and .TECH Domains.
Probs not. HackerNoon staff curated 300+ awards. We are turning to our wonderful community to double our nominees right now. 🥺 But if you have a quality award idea with a great sponsor prize, email [email protected] with the subject: NOONIES AWARD IDEA: “Award Title” before voting begins.
Noonies.Tech is built by Hacker Noon’s custom voting software, which powered Noonies 2019, Noonies 2020, and Startups of the Year. The stack includes Algolia, Firebase, Vercel, Next, TypeScript, Tailwind, and more. It integrates with the content management system we built to power HackerNoon.com.
No, but you can submit your nomination for us to review. 😁
Voting starts on November 14th and ends on December 8th, 2021. People can vote once per day per award. ✅
Voting closes on December 8th, 2021. After the HackerNoon team reviews the results, the winners will be announced on December 10th, 2021.
We built ours from scratch. If you'd like us to power a digital voting experience on your site, email [email protected] 😤
Visit Noonies.tech today and nominate your favorite techies 💚