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Tech Trailblazers Awards unveils IP EXPO partnership

Press Release   •   Aug 30, 2013 09:39 GMT

London, UK – 30th August 2013 – The Tech Trailblazers Awards, the world’s leading independent awards for enterprise tech startups, today announced a partnership with IP EXPO, the UK’s number-one enterprise IT event.

As part of the partnership, the Tech Trailblazers and IP EXPO are collaborating on an exciting new initiative that will galvanize the startup community at IP EXPO at London’s Earls Court 2 on the 16th and 17th of October.

More news on startup activities at IP EXPO will follow in the coming weeks. If you are interested in getting involved in the startup lightning talk program or want to stay abreast of the latest Tech Trailblazers Awards developments, please email innovate@techtrailblazers.com.

Mike England, Content Director for IP EXPO, said, “The Tech Trailblazers Awards is a current and innovative online awards program that helps startups meet the right people and promote their companies to the global IT community. We’re looking forward to working with the Tech Trailblazers at IP EXPO this October.”

Tech Trailblazers Awards founder Rose Ross said, “IP EXPO is an established brand in the UK and Europe for each of the technology areas in which we are judging startups, and it is therefore an ideal partner for our first-ever physical event presence.”

The Tech Trailblazers Awards is still open to entries until the extended deadline of September 26th. All entrants get the chance to win an amazing prize pot worth an estimated £30k, plus mentoring and publicity opportunities. Enter today at www.techtrailblazers.com.

Notes to Editors

Last year's winners and runners-up are listed here.

The Tech Trailblazers Awards 2014 are now open. Please email innovate@techtrailblazers.com to receive regular updates or more information, follow us on Twitter @techtrailblaze or via the hashtag #TTAwards, or visit us on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/company/tech-trailblazers-awards.


About the Tech Trailblazers Awards

www.techtrailblazers.com @techtrailblaze

Tech Trailblazers is a new concept in awards, designed explicitly for smaller businesses and startups that are five years old or less and at C-series funding or below. The awards have low barriers to entry and prizes that not only recognize startup innovation, but also proactively help startups grow their businesses with access to exclusive coaching, mentoring and development and prizes. The awards include the following categories:

  • Big Data Trailblazers
  • Cloud Trailblazers
  • Emerging Markets Trailblazers
  • Mobile Trailblazers
  • Networking Trailblazers
  • Security Trailblazers
  • Storage Trailblazers
  • Sustainable IT Trailblazers
  • Virtualization Trailblazers

In addition to the above categories, all entrants are automatically entered into the Regional Trailblazers Cup competition free of charge. The Regional Cups include:

  • African and Middle East Trailblazers Cup
  • Asian-Pacific Trailblazers Cup
  • European Trailblazers Cup
  • Latin American Trailblazers Cup
  • North American Trailblazers Cup

The Tech Trailblazers Awards prize fund, projected to be worth in excess of $1m, is supported by sponsors and industry partners including AfriLabs, Amoo Venture Capital Advisory, beSUCCESS, bnetTV, China AXLR8R, the Cloud Security Alliance, Computing, The Data Chain, ExecEvent, GigaOM, The Green Grid, Hippflow, iHUB Ukraine, Innovation Warehouse, Launchpad Europe, Lissted, MIT/Stanford Venture Lab, Mynewsdesk, The Next Silicon Valley, Outsource, Prezi, RealWire, Silicon Cape Initiative, StarTau, Startup America, Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA), Tech in Asia, TechNode, TiE Silicon Valley, Ventureburn, VMware and Wazoku.  

About IP EXPO 2013

IP EXPO 2013 is an Imago Techmedia event that is increasing in scope and attendance year on year. IP EXPO features a broad range of technology trends and is set to become the leading European IT event.

With more than 10 years’ experience, Imago Techmedia is a specialist in technology events and online resources and is renowned for bringing together expert knowledge, technology and communication specialists and business leaders at events, such as Connected Business.

These cutting edge events showcase new market solutions and give exhibitors and visitors alike an innovative, compelling and cost-effective experience with practical and thought-provoking advice and information.

Visit www.ipexpo.co.uk for more information about IP EXPO.


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