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Tech Trailblazers Awards: 1 week left for startups to enter

Press release   •   Sep 05, 2012 14:35 UTC

Final countdown for enterprise IT innovators to enter at

LONDON, UK – September 5th 2012 – Enterprise IT startups have until September 12th to enter the Tech Trailblazers Awards for a chance to win free products and services worth thousands of dollars from an estimated $1 million prize fund. All eligible entrants are guaranteed to win prizes. Winners will also get exclusive coaching, mentoring and development from venture capitalists (VCs) and leading chief technology officers (CTOs).

Submissions close on Wednesday September 12th at 11:59pm PT. Categories include big data, cloud, emerging markets, infosecurity, mobile, networking, storage, sustainable IT and virtualization. To be eligible, your company must be privately owned, less than five years old and privately funded or at C-series funding or below. Download an entry form today at

 Rose Ross, founder of the Tech Trailblazers Awards, said, “The Tech Trailblazers Awards were created to support promising tech startups as they develop their businesses. Therefore, the prizes are worth much more than just a logo and a press release: The Tech Trailblazers Awards have deliberately set out to become a unique part of the startup ecosystem, helping young, job-creating businesses with growth, publicity and business development.”

The Tech Trailblazers Awards represent the first independent initiative to recognize and reward enterprise technology startups in a global arena. 

 The Tech Trailblazers Awards judging panel includes some of the IT industry’s leading figures from around the world, giving little-known startups the opportunity to have their innovations reviewed by eminent influencers.

 The Tech Trailblazers Awards prize fund is supported by sponsors and industry partners including IT publications, industry events, wire services, and more. Partners to date include Amoo Venture Capital Advisory, the Cloud Security Alliance, Computing, ExecEvent, Launchpad Europe, Lissted, MIT/Stanford Venture Lab, Mynewsdesk, Prezi, RealWire, StartTau, Startup America, Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA),  TiE Silicon Valley, and Wazoku.

 The final deadline is September 12th at 11:59pm PT. Download an entry form now at

For more information, please visit or follow the Tech Trailblazers Awards on Twitter @techtrailblaze, #TTawards or on LinkedIn at


 Tech Trailblazers is a new concept in awards, designed explicitly for smaller businesses and startups that are less than five years old 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 exclusive coaching, mentoring and development from VCs and leading CTOs as well as an estimated prize fund worth in excess of $1m. The awards seek to recognize true innovators in the following enterprise technology and other areas:

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

 Entries close on September 12th at 11:59pm PT. Download the entry form at For more information, please email us at, follow us on Twitter @techtrailblaze or via the hashtag  #TTAwards, or visit us on LinkedIn at