The Next Web 2010

UPDATE: Voting has now closed. Thank you for all your votes! The winner will be announced shortly.

So, the 25 finalists in this year’s PayPal X Startup Rally have taken to the stage at The Next Web Conference, pitched their wares and faced a grilling from a panel of expert judges. Now it’s time to choose a winner.

Here’s the interesting part, we’re opening up the voting to the whole world. If you’re at the conference you can vote using the chip you were handed when you registered. However, we’re also accepting votes via Twitter.

Simply tweet the following: ” @thenextweb this startup will rock your world #[startUpName] #startuprally http://tnw.to/163Mp”

If you’re one of the finalists you can embed a voting widget into your website right now with the following code:

You have one hour to vote, so support your favourite startup by tweeting your support now! When polling closes, we’ll update this post.

As a reminder, here are the details of the 23 startups in the running:

Tribe of Noise
Pitch: A free worldwide music community connecting artists to multi billion dollar industries in need for Ready to Share Music.
Tag: Music

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Inbox2
Pitch: Inbox2 is an email application brings your email & social network account messages, documents & contacts, calendar in one convenient place.
Tag: Communication

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Fashiolista
Pitch: Think fashion meets twitter, with a stylish twist. Imagine an army of fashionistas searching every corner of the web.. for your inspiration
Tag: e-commerce, fashion

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MailSuite
Pitch: Unified access to all messages, any time, any location, any device. Mobile compression saves time & $$, time management saves your sanity.
Tag: Communication

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Pipio
Pitch: The easiest way to start, share, and organize conversations.
Tag: Communication

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Distimo
Pitch: Distimo provides app store analytics; insight in the fragmented mobile app store market for developers, handset manufacturers and carriers.
Tag: mobile, statistics


Twittercounter
Pitch: The number one statistic app on top of Twitter
Tag: Statistics, communication

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Ecwid
Pitch: Ecwid adds online store to any web site in less than five minutes.
Tag: e-commerce

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DoubleDutch
Pitch: Build your own geolocation check-in app.
Tag: Location, mobile

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English Attack!
Pitch: English Attack! is the first 100% entertainment-based method of learning English.
Tag: e-learning, entertainment

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Fits.me
Pitch: Fits.me is a virtual fitting room for online clothing retail. Solving the single biggest problem, it increases sales dramatically.
Tag: e-commerce, fashion

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NextWidgets
Pitch: Transactional banners for webpages, Facebook pages and mobile apps. First ever viral shopping platform for Facebook. Alternative to AdSense.
Tag: e-commerce


Feest.je
Pitch: Find where your friends are, find hot places and gives the word serendipity a new meaning.
Tag: Location, mobile

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22tracks
Pitch: 22tracks provides a quick overview of the latest music, promotes new artists and lets you discover new genres. No registration, no hassle.
Tag: Music

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Sogeo Company
Pitch: Sogeo enables businesses to build location aware communities around their brands, products and services both on mobile and web.
Tag: Location, mobile

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Peecho
Pitch: Peecho provides cloud printing as a service. Merchants can create their own application to sell personalized products through our platform.
Tag: e-commerce, printing

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PressDoc
Pitch: PressDoc offers dynamic and interactive online press releases for companies, organizations and individuals.
Tag: PR2.0, Social Media release

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Prey
Pitch: Find your laptop, lost or stolen, anywhere in the world.
Tag: Location

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next2news
Pitch: Advertising platform to put ads to news related content (in Dutch only)
Tag: advertising


Buildor
Pitch: Buildor’s mission is to facilitate the manipulation of HTML through the browser, bringing full design and editing control of the web to the cloud.
Tag: web design


SubMate
Pitch: SubMate is social commuting: discover the familiar stranger you see everyday in and around your subway commutes!
Tag: Location, mobile


Rapportive
Pitch: We all need to stay connected with increasingly many people. It shouldn’t be this hard. Rapportive helps by giving you the context you need.
Tag: Communication


Shutl
Pitch: Shutl lets retailers offer consumers immediate/convenient delivery of online purchases. Consumers shop online & get in 90min or within 1 hr time slot of their choice.
Tag: transportation, e-commerce


Brainient
Pitch: We help video publishers make more money with their video content by attaching affiliate links to products in their videos.
Tag: Video advertising