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Nominees announced for 2014 Philadelphia Geek Awards

Here are the categories we're paying attention to.

Michele McKeone of Autism Expressed accepts the award for Startup of the Year at the 2013 Philadelphia Geek Awards. (Photo by Clever Girl Photography)

The Philadelphia Geek Awards announced the nominations for its 2014 awards today.

Here are a few tech-relevant highlights:

Geek of the Year is a showdown between hobbyist hacker Leslie Birch, civic hacker and Code for Philly co-captain Chris Alfano and podcaster and anime convention organizer Jason Richardson.

Game of the Year nominees include Dumb and Fat Games/Greg Lobanov’s Coin Crypt, Shawn Pierre’s card game These French Fries are Terrible Hot Dogs and Ghost Crab Games’ Drive to Hell.

Startup of the Year nominees include women’s health-focused, socially–minded subscription service Cora, watch design firm Analog Watch Co. and STEM education nonprofit Coded By Kids.

Also: N3rd Street is nominated for Story of the Year.

See all the nominees
Companies: Analog Watch Co.
People: Leslie Birch / Chris Alfano / Greg Lobanov / Jason Richardson / Shawn Pierre
Projects: Philly Geek Awards / N3rd Street

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