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GeekWire Awards: Keynote revealed, last chance to vote

We’re gearing up for the GeekWire Awards, May 9 at the EMP in Seattle, and today we’re pleased to announce that the keynote speaker at the event will be Chris DeVore — the startup veteran and angel investor who has played a key role in the advancement of the Seattle region’s technology community through initiatives… Read More

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GeekWire Awards: Vote here for Geek of the Year

This is it! The last GeekWire Awards category is ready for voting, and it’s a big one: Geek of the Year. The finalists in this prestigious category include software developers, computer scientists, entrepreneurs, a newly minted sci-fi writer and even a cancer researcher. They were chosen by our GeekWire Awards judges from a large number of… Read More

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GeekWire Awards: Vote for Startup of the Year

We’re nearing the end of the voting for the GeekWire Awards, and today we’ve got a big category on hand: Startup of the Year. To qualify for Startup of the Year, companies had to be three years or younger, and on a fast-track to success. We’re expecting a tight competition in this field of contenders,… Read More

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GeekWire Awards: Vote for Hire of the Year

We’re back for another round of voting in the GeekWire Awards. And today’s category — Hire of the Year — is a critical one as companies engage in an all-out war for talent. This category is presented by Summit Group Solutions, and it marks one of three remaining categories in the Awards voting process.  We… Read More

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Geekiest Office Space? Vote here in the GeekWire Awards

Here’s a fun new category in this year’s GeekWire Awards: Geekiest Office Space, where geeky = cool. Cryptograms on the walls, swanky furniture in the lobby, or a hidden room behind the bookshelf? That’s the type of stuff we’re looking for here. This category is presented by Knoll, which is not only serving as a… Read More

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GeekWire Awards: Vote for Startup Deal of the Year

OK, geek fans, we’re back for another round of voting in the GeekWire Awards. And today’s category promises to be a fun and competitive one: Startup Deal of the Year, presented by UK Trade & Investment. We’ve got some top-notch companies and firms in the running this year, and we’re curious to see how this one… Read More

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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

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GeekWire Awards: Vote for Bootstrapper of the Year

Bootstrapping is not an easy path to building a business. But it also can be extremely gratifying, and the best way for a big payoff down the road. The Pacific Northwest is full of hard-core bootstrappers, those folks who are using their own resources to get their startup ideas off the ground. Today’s category —… Read More

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Game of the Year? Vote here in the GeekWire Awards

The Seattle region may be known for operating systems, airplanes and coffee, but video games play a huge role in the technology scene, and today we’re pleased to present a new GeekWire Awards category that recognizes this important field. Below you’ll find the five finalists for Game of the Year — the top video games… Read More

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GeekWire Awards: Vote for Startup CEO of the Year

We’re back for another round of voting in the GeekWire Awards, and today’s category is a big one: Startup CEO of the Year, presented by Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. We kicked off voting for the GeekWire Awards last week, and we’ll continue tabulating the votes in each of the 14 categories in the coming days…. Read More

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GeekWire Awards: Vote for Do-Gooder of the Year

We’re back for another day of voting in the GeekWire Awards, and today’s category is all about the geeks who give back. The Do-Gooder of the Year category — presented by Seattle Children’s Research Institute — is designed to recognize the people who are making the community stronger through philanthropic efforts and just all-around good deeds. We’ve… Read More

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GeekWire Awards: Vote for Perk of the Year

It’s been a long week, so we’re ready to have a little fun. And today’s category in the GeekWire Awards voting should prove to be one of the more entertaining in the lineup. It’s a new category for us designed to showcase the amazing lengths that some companies will go to in order to keep… Read More

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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

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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

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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