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Category: AWS Startup Challenge

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2012 AWS Start-Up Challenge

We held the Grand Finale of the 2012 AWS Start-Up Challenge at the Dogpatch WineWorks in San Francisco. Each of the twelve finalists presented their AWS-powered start-up to a capacity crowd and then anxiously awaited word from the judges. AWS Senior Vice President Andy Jassy announced the winners as follows: Big Data and High Performance […]

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Annoucing the Finalists of the 2012 AWS Start-Up Challenge

I announced the 24 semi-finalists of the AWS Start-Up Challenge last week. Today I am pleased to announce that we’ve chosen the following 12 finalists: Big Data & High Performance Computing Demyst Data (Hong Kong) – Real-time analysis of consumer and small business profiles to improve decision making. Mortar Data (USA) – Open source framework […]

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Announcing the Semi-Finalists of the 2012 AWS Start-Up Challenge

We received close to 2,500 applications for the 2012 AWS Start-Up Challenge! Applications arrived from every state in the US and from 84 other countries including Iceland, Ghana, Bahrain, Nepal, Cambodia, and Malawi. Our suite of judges have chosen the following 24 semi-finalists: Big Data & High Performance Computing Automated Insights (USA) Demyst Data (Hong […]

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AWS Summer Startups: Discovr

Over the summer months, we’d like to share a few stories from startups around the world: what are they working on and how they are using the cloud to get things done. Today, we’re profiling Filter Squad from Perth, Australia! In one of Werner Vogels‘ many travels through Australia this summer, he tweeted about a […]

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AWS Summer Startups: Peritor/Scalarium

Over the summer months, we’d like to share a few stories from startups around the world: what are they working on and how they are using the cloud to get things done. Today Im speaking to Jonathan and Thomas, two of the creators of Scalarium, from Berlin, Germany!  R: Hi guys, could you briefly describe Scalarium and […]

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AWS Summer Startups: ShowNearby

  Over the summer months, we’d like to share a few stories from startups around the world: what are they working on and how they are using the cloud to get things done. Today, we’re profiling ShowNearby, from Singapore!   About ShowNearby ShowNearby is a leading location-based service in Singapore and an early adopter of […]

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AWS Summer Startups: Mendeley

Although Summer is starting to ebb into Autumn in the northern hemisphere, it’s just getting going south of the equator, so there is still time to profile another start-up in our on-going series of profiles!   Introducing Mendeley Today I’m very happy to introduce you to Mendeley, a London based startup that harnesses cloud computing […]

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AWS Summer Startups: Classle

Over the summer months, we’d like to share a few stories from startups around the world: what are they working on and how they are using the cloud to get things done. Today, we’re profiling Classle, from Chennai, India! I recently read Mark Susters blog on Avoiding Monoculture – which is why Im happy to share with […]

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Introducing: VC Judges for AWS Startup Challenge

We’re very excited to announce this year’s AWS Start-up Challenge VC judges: Accel Partners, Andreessen Horowitz (A16Z), Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), Madrona Venture Group,  NEA, and Sequoia ! Representatives from all these firms will be present at our final event in California, where our AWS executive team will meet and select one global, grand prize winner. All […]

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