is Looking for the Startup of the Year is searching for the best, most innovative startups to invite to their annual startup competition, Startup of the Year Competition. Tech CocktailThe source for startup and technology news will be touring the world hosting regional startup showcase events, including one in New Orleans, and conducting online startup competitions, where live audiences and online readers vote for their favorite startups to find the world’s most innovative early-stage businesses.

Applications will be accepted through August 19, 2015.

Winners from each of these competitions will get the chance to compete in the competition at Celebrate 2015 in Las Vegas, October 4-6. Several winners will receive prizes, awards and a chance to join a top accelerator program in the U.S. Prize sponsors include Techstars, American Airlines and CEA.