We are pleased to announce the winners of our first Amazon EC2 Spotathon coding challenge. Out of a field of extremely competitive applications, we awarded the Grand Prize ($2,500 in AWS Credit) to PiCloud, a high performance computing Platform-as-a-Service, and the Runner-Up Prize ($1,000 in AWS Credit) to Princeton Consultants for their high frequency trading research application, OptiSpotter. To read more about these impressive applications, honorable mentions, and other noteworthy submissions, see the announcement blog post.

See the Spothaton page for more details about the competition.