Crunchies 2008 Finalists Voting is now open and the community can vote to chose the best startups, internet and technology innovations of the year.
The 2008 Crunchies are co-hosted by GigaOm, VentureBeat, Silicon Alley Insider, and TechCrunch. It is the second annual competition and award ceremony which will help showcase and recognize these compelling startups, internet and technology innovations.
The winners will be announced live at the Crunchies award ceremony at 7:30 pm, Friday, January 9 at the Herbst Theater in San Francisco. The reception will follow from 9 pm midnight across the street in City Hall’s Rotunda. After-party co-host MySpace will be supplying a celebrity DJ. There will be an open bar, finger food, game room, and other fun surprises.
Guess who all are competing for the Best Technology Innovation / Achievement of 2008 – Facebook Connect, Google Friend Connect, Google Chrome, Windows Live Mesh, Swype, and Yahoo! BOSS – who will win?
So start voting and chose the best. Vote the companies, products and people that best fit each category, and you can vote up to once per day. Finalist voting will close on January 5 midnight PST. Hurry and get your votes in.