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The AWS Summit Startup Challenge

Congratulations to the 2019 finalists!

Are you a startup looking to showcase your product to the UK and Ireland tech community at no cost? Then keep on reading!

AWS Startup Challenge 2019 is a competition for early stage tech startups in the UK & Ireland to receive global recognition and a platform to take their startup to scale.
The competition will select 8 of the highest potential, most innovative tech startups working in the following areas to win a featured booth at the 2019 AWS Summit London, access to executive networking, exposure to new customers, $5,000 in AWS credits, and recognition across AWS social media channels as an inaugural winner of the AWS Summit London Startup Challenge.

Challenge focus areas include:

  • Mobile & Web Applications
  • Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning &Analytics
  • Developer Tools
  • Internet of Things (IoT)

Key Dates - Mark your calendar

  • Thursday, April 18: Applications Close
  • Thursday, April 25: 8 Winners Announced
  • Wednesday, May 8th: The big day of the AWS Summit in London where winners will have a featured demo pod, access to executive networking, and $5,000 in AWS credits*.

For more information, check out the FAQ or contact us.

*Startups previously issued AWS Promotional Credit may not be eligible to receive the additional credit.


Special thank you to Kartik Varma, Managing Director of TechStars and Stephanie Opdam, Investor from Notion VC who helped us define the finalists.
Judges from AWS include:

Rob de Feo - Solutions Architect, AWS
Anupam Mishra - Principal Solutions Architect, AWS
Neil Lock - Solutions Architect, AWS
Iliyana Ilieva - Startup Marketing Lead UKI, AWS
Liam McClary - Startup Team Lead UKI, AWS
Richard Howard - Startup Business Development Manager, AWS


Read the answers to our FAQs here or contact us with any additional questions. Questions covered include:

What is the AWS Summit London?
Who attends the AWS Summit?
What is the AWS Summit Startup Challenge?

Who can apply for the AWS Summit Startup Challenge?
What is in for the winners? 
What is the timeline and key dates?
How are winners selected?
I have technical issues who can help?
Can I attend the AWS Summit London if I don't win?
Why is AWS doing this?

Thank you to everyone who took the time to apply to the AWS Summit Startup Challenge! 

You are welcome to join the team at the AWS Summit London | May 8. 

Register for free here.

AWS Summit Event Details:

Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Time: 08:00 - 18:30
Location: ICC, ExCeL London Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway London E16 1XL, UK (view map)