Amazon Web Services Picks The Top Tech Startups

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AWS Global Start-Up Challenge

Amazon Web Services' Global Start-Up Challenge, with more than 2,500 submissions from 85 countries, is one of the hottest contests on the planet for young tech companies seeking recognition.

This week, AWS announced winners of the sixth annual event in the categories of Big Data and High Performance Computing, Business Applications, Consumer Applications and Gaming.

In each category a grand-prize winner was tapped to receive $50,000 in cash and $50,000 in AWS credits, AWS support services and technical mentorship. The four grand-prize winners were selected based on originality, likelihood of success, scalability and implementation of AWS solutions.

Continue on and check out the winners.

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