LeWeb Announces its 1st Prize Winner: Everybody

LeWeb Announces its 1st Prize Winner: Everybody

It feels like kindergarten tonight at LeWeb, when Loic Le Meur announced the 1st Prize winners tonight in Paris. Why? Because everybody wins! 1st Prize for Virality went to Paper.li; 1st Prize for Technology  to Waze and 1st Prize for Originality to Super-Marmite.

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While we are all left feeling warm and fuzzy, the “everybody wins” angle is slightly demeaning to those who won. The big award tonight was clearly the Start-Up Audience Choice Award. Out of the 16 companies who competed, the 2010 Start-Up Audience Choice Award was awarded to CityM, a peer-to-peer car sharing system, who could use some help with SEO.

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