risingsun Announcing the 19 finalists of The Next Web Rising Sun Startup RallyApart from keynote presentations (e.g. Matt Mullenweg, Bradley Horowitz, Jeff Jarvis, Chris Sacca), Pecha Kucha presentations and a Twitter ecosystem session, 24 startups get the opportunity to show their new product or service for free to the 900 Internet professionals who are attending The Next Web Conference.
All startups get 5 minutes on main stage to impress the highly tech savvy in the so called The Next Web Rising Sun Startup Rally.

In total 200 startups submitted their company to present here. After a long and strict jury process the top 19 startups were selected. The 5 other startups are selected by the public via a voting mechanism on twitter and on this blog

Mashable and Techcrunch broke this news this morning.

The finalists are:

yellowbird Announcing the 19 finalists of The Next Web Rising Sun Startup RallyyellowBird
Yellow Birds don’t have wings but they fly to make you experience a 3D reality. Launching at The Next Web Conference

contextured Announcing the 19 finalists of The Next Web Rising Sun Startup RallyContextured
Contextured is the pain free SEO and SEM solution search marketers have been waiting for. Launching at The Next Web Conference

prezi Announcing the 19 finalists of The Next Web Rising Sun Startup RallyPrezi
Create stunning presentations that helps you to move beyond the slide

e Announcing the 19 finalists of The Next Web Rising Sun Startup RallyE
E connects people to people and people to services, all in real life. It’s like having all your online identities in your pocket. Launching at The Next Web Conference

aroxo Announcing the 19 finalists of The Next Web Rising Sun Startup RallyAroxo
Name your own price on thousands of items then negotiate! Launching at The Next Web Conference

silentale 1 Announcing the 19 finalists of The Next Web Rising Sun Startup RallySilentale
With Silentale, store all your personal conversations in one place and access them from anywhere. Time travel through your message history.

klomptek Announcing the 19 finalists of The Next Web Rising Sun Startup RallyKlomptek
Remote Device Management solution for mobile business phones. Monitor, access, synchronise and control employees mobile phones via RCM Web (administrator) panel. Launching at The Next Web Conference

shoutem Announcing the 19 finalists of The Next Web Rising Sun Startup RallyShoutEm
Roll your own Microblogging or Mobile Social Network!

quick Announcing the 19 finalists of The Next Web Rising Sun Startup RallyQuick TV
We provide revolutionary online tools & accountable video play-out to media publishers looking to give their videos the interactive edge. Launching at The Next Web Conference

mimicme Announcing the 19 finalists of The Next Web Rising Sun Startup RallyMimic Media
MimicMe enables online shoppers to fit clothes online with a personalized 3d model and shop real time together with their friends. Launching at The Next Web Conference

yourtour Announcing the 19 finalists of The Next Web Rising Sun Startup RallyYourtour
YourTour is a unique online solution for tailor-made holidays.

plista Announcing the 19 finalists of The Next Web Rising Sun Startup Rallyplista
Personalize your internet experience. Launching at The Next Web Conference

yunoo Announcing the 19 finalists of The Next Web Rising Sun Startup RallyYunoo
Yunoo is a personal finance application where users can get insight into their personal finance, discuss financial topics and save money.

mendeley Announcing the 19 finalists of The Next Web Rising Sun Startup RallyMendeley
Mendeley: Free academic software to manage & share research papers and a network to discover research trends and like-minded researchers

huddle Announcing the 19 finalists of The Next Web Rising Sun Startup RallyHuddle.net
Huddle is the world’s greatest collaboration app – beautiful, so usable, open API and fully integrated with Linkedin, Facebook and more

irlconnect Announcing the 19 finalists of The Next Web Rising Sun Startup RallyIRL Connect
IRL is the first visual social network on the web to map where your friends are & what they are saying. See your social network on a map. Launching at The Next Web Conference

visibuild 1 Announcing the 19 finalists of The Next Web Rising Sun Startup RallyVisibuild
Bring your architectural 3d to life in an online, interactive 3d project environment. Create a true architectural experience with Visibuild. Launching at The Next Web Conference

tarpipe Announcing the 19 finalists of The Next Web Rising Sun Startup Rallytarpipe
tarpipe makes it easy to share content across different social media applications.

cotweet Announcing the 19 finalists of The Next Web Rising Sun Startup RallyCoTweet
CoTweet powers your brand on Twitter. Engage people across your organization to tweet through your brand’s Twitter account as a team.

Descriptions are the answers of the companies to the question; Pitch us Twitter style

A professional jury helps us to select the winners and the ultimate winner during the conference. Jury members are:

* Adeo Ressi, Founding Member of TheFunded.com
* Stewart Townsend, manager startup and emerging markets EMEA, SUN Microsystems
* Barend van de Brande, Big Bang Ventures
* Werner Vogels, CTO Amazon.com
* Robin Wauters, editor TechCrunch, organizer Plugg

We’re really looking forward to see all these great companies at The Next Web. The conference takes place in Amsterdam on April 15, 16 and 17. If you haven’t signed up yet, get your tickets now!