Video: Seattle, A History of Innovation — from Boeing to Zillow and beyond

Last night’s GeekWire Awards in Seattle celebrated the top technologies, people and companies in the Pacific Northwest in 2014 — but we started by putting everything in a much broader historical context. The team at Killer Infographics created this motion graphic for the event, in collaboration with GeekWire, tracing the roots of innovation in the Seattle region from the… Read More

Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff delivers the keynote at the GeekWire Awards.

Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff: Fortune favors the geeks

Editor’s note: Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff delivered this keynote address to kick off the GeekWire Awards, presented by Wave Business Solutions, Thursday night at EMP. You can see all of the winners from the big night in this post. Here are Rascoff’s prepared remarks. Hey, everyone. Thank you for that awesome introduction. And congratulations to… Read More

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Revealed: The winners of the 2014 GeekWire Awards

The best and brightest of Seattle’s startup scene filled the EMP Thursday evening, as we welcomed more than 800 of you to honor the region’s top entrepreneurs and companies at the 2014 GeekWire Awards. The night began with an awesome intro video that was followed by an inspiring keynote from Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff, who praised “the misfits,… Read More


GeekWire Awards FAQ: What to know if you’re going to our sold-out celebration of Northwest tech

We can’t wait to see more than 800 of you for Thursday’s big GeekWire Awards bash. Here are some important details as you prepare for this one-of-a-kind celebration, honoring the very best in the Pacific Northwest tech community. A big thanks to all of our sponsors, including presenting sponsor Wave Business Solutions, for making this event possible…. Read More


GeekWire Awards: Vote for Innovation of the Year

We’re back with another day of voting in the GeekWire Awards, our annual community-wide effort to identify the top technology companies and innovators in the Pacific Northwest. And today’s category is an important one: Innovation of the Year. As with each of our categories, the five finalists below were nominated by the community and then selected with… Read More


The Startup Game! An 8-Bit Entrepreneurial Adventure

It’s time to break out of your cubicle and play the startup game! Land some seed funding, build your team, create a product, take on some venture capital and battle the final boss in this one-of-a-kind entrepreneurial adventure. We’re pleased to present this special video, “Adventure of the Startup Kid,” which was created by the… Read More


Revealed: The winners of the 2013 GeekWire Awards

Phew. Now that was fun. We just got off the stage at the 2013 GeekWire Awards at the EMP in Seattle, naming winners in 14 geeky categories representing the pillars of the region’s startup community. Winners walked away with custom-made joystick trophies to show off on their mantles, recognizing their climb up the startup charts. Check out… Read More


VIDEO: Live from the GeekWire Awards in Seattle

PROGRAM STARTS AT 6:45 PM It’s almost show time!  We’re getting ready to kick off the GeekWire Awards, with more than 750 attendees joining us here at the EMP Museum in Seattle to celebrate the top startups, technologies and hardest-working geeks in the Pacific Northwest. We had to close off registration this week when we… Read More


Innovation of the Year? Vote here in the GeekWire Awards

It’s time to vote in one of the most hotly contested categories in the GeekWire Awards: Innovation of the Year. Our five finalists are below, as selected by our panel of judges from your nominations. These homegrown Pacific Northwest technologies include an innovative application of social media, an ambitious commercial space venture, a novel input technology for iPhone… Read More


GeekWire Awards: Vote here for App of the Year

It’s time to cast your vote in one of the most hotly contested categories of this year’s GeekWire Awards: App of the Year. Competing for your vote are a great mix of newly released apps along with established titles that made significant upgrades and additions over the past year. The finalists in this category — Glympse,… Read More


GeekWire Awards: Vote for the ‘Next Tech Titan’

Today’s featured category in the GeekWire Awards voting is a big one, literally. The Next Tech Titan — brought to you by Wave Business Solutions — will reward the company that’s moving from the tough trenches of startup land to the big leagues. The Pacific Northwest is loaded with those up-and-comer companies, and our judges… Read More


GeekWire Awards: Vote for Young Entrepreneur of the Year

We’ve collected hundreds of nominations and listened to the feedback of dozens of expert judges. Now, it’s your time to vote for the best and brightest in the Pacific Northwest technology community. We’re kicking off public voting today for the GeekWire Awards. Over the next two weeks, you’ll get the chance to vote in 14… Read More