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The AWS Summit Startup Challenge


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.

Judges

We have of team of startup experts who will be reviewing all applications with more to be announced soon. Get to know them:

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

FAQs

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! 

Applications are now closed and we will be announcing the winners on Thursday, April 25, 15:00 BST. 

In the meantime, 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)