Start-Ups Called to the Starting Line for Amazon Web Services Contest
Entries are now being accepted for the fourth annual Amazon Web Services Challenge for start-ups that use the company’s cloud-computing platform. Fifteen regional finalists from 22 countries will be whittled down to six global finalists, who will each get $10,000 in AWS credits and a trip to beautiful Palo Alto. The grand prize includes $50,000 in cash, $50,000 in AWS credits and a lovely Maytag washer/dryer set. Deadline for entries is Oct. 31, and the final round of judging will be in mid-December.