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“The Crunchies 2008” is well over…Facebook did it again !!!

logo-crunchiesIn this article we will tell you the Crunchies 2008 results. An awards night organised by TechCrunch.

Biggest tech companies,most influential startups,tech icons and much more,all in one single night.

And here are the winners of this year’s edition of “The Crunchies”  related to various areas.Have a look at the winners,runner-ups and nominees at this event…Best Application Or Service

Winner : Google Reader

Runner-up : Myspace Music

Other Nominees : Minted,Get Satisfaction,Meebo,Yelp

 

Best Technology Innovation/Achievement

Winner : Windows Live Mesh

Runner-up : Facebook Connect

Other Nominees : Google Friend Connect,Google Chrome,Swype,Yahoo BOSS

 

Best Design

Winner : Cooliris

Runner-up : Animoto

Other Nominees : Friendfeed,Infectious,Lala,Sliderocket

 

Best Bootstrapped Startup

Winner : GitHub

Runner-up : 12seconds.tv

Other Nominees : BackType,Socialcast,StatSheet

 

Most Likely To Make The World A Better Place

Winner : GoodGuide

Runner-up : Kiva

Other Nominees : Akoha,Causes,CO2Stats,Better Place

 

Best Enterprise Startup

Winner : Amazon Web Services

Runner-up : Google App Engine

Other Nominees : Yammer,Zoho,Force.com

 

Best International Startup

Winner : eBuddy

Runner-up : Wuala

Other Nominees : Fotonauts,OpenX,Vente-privee

 

Best Clean Tech Startup

Winner : Project Frog

Runner-up : Better Place

Other Nominees : Boston Power,ElectraDrive,Laurus Energy

 

Best New Gadget/Device

Winner : iPhone 3G

Runner-up : Android G1

Other Nominees : Ausus EEE 1000 Series,Flip MinoHD,SlingCatcher

 

Best Time Sink Site/Application

Winner : Tap Tap Range

Runner-up : Texas Hold Em

Other Nominees : Mob Wars,iBowl,Zivity

 

Best Mobile Startup

Winner : Evernote

Runner-up : ChaCha

Other Nominees : Posterous,Qik Skyfire,Truphone

 

Best Mobile Application

Winner : imeem mobile

Runner-up : Google Mobile Application

Other Nominees : Pandora Radio,rolando,ShopSavvy,Ocarina

 

Best Startup Founder

Winner : Evan Williams, Jack Dorsey, Biz Stone (Twitter )

Runner-up : Paul Buchheit, Jim Norris, Sanjeev Singh, Bret Taylor (FriendFeed )

Other Nominees : Linda Avery and Anne Wojcicki (23andMe),Michael Birch and Xochi Birch (Bebo),Robert Kalin (Etsy)

 

Best Startup CEO

Winner : Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook)

Runner-up : Jason Kilar (Hulu)

Other Nominees : Tony Hsieh (Zappos),Elon Musk (SpaceX),Andy Rubin (Android)

 

Best New Startup Of 2008

Winner : FriendFeed

Runner-up : Dropbox

Other Nominees : GoodGuide,Tapulous,Topsin Media,Yammer

 

Best Overall Startup In 2008

Winner : Facebook

Runner-up : Twitter

Other Nominees : Android,Hulu,Amazon Web Services

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