Big Data Trailblazers Award

Calling all Big Data Trailblazers!

This category is open to all private companies, privately funded or VC backed (Series C or earlier), under six years old.

It is open to product and services Big Data startups offering innovative solutions to enterprises based anywhere around the world.

Buzzwords of what may be considered hot and innovative include: Cassandra, Hadoop, Data Loading, NoSQL.

Don’t see your product or services category listed? Don’t worry, the list is not exhaustive and all innovative products and services from companies that meet the criteria will be considered.

After all, we are looking for trailblazers and you may be creating a technology or market that we don’t even know about!

Cloud Trailblazers Award

Calling all Cloud Trailblazers!

This category is open to all private companies, privately funded or VC backed (Series C or earlier), under 6 years old.

It is open to product and services cloud startups offering innovative solutions to enterprises based anywhere around the world.

Buzzwords of what may be considered hot and innovative include: orchestration, cloud migration, physical – cloud integration, authentication, security, tools, image management, application packaging, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, OaaS.

Don’t see your product or services category listed? Don’t worry, the list is not exhaustive and all innovative products and services from companies that meet the criteria will be considered.

After all, we are looking for trailblazers and you may be creating a technology or market that we don’t even know about!

Emerging Markets Trailblazers Award

Calling all Emerging Markets Trailblazers!

This category is open to all private companies, privately funded or VC backed (Series C or earlier), under six years old.

It is open to product and services emerging markets startups (from, for example the BRICS region, plus the remainder of  Latin America, Africa and much of Asia Pacific) offering innovative solutions to enterprises.

The list of countries excluded is as follows:

Middle East
North America
Europe
Saudi Arabia
UAE
Israel
Japan
Australia
New Zealand

Your product, service, or innovation should fit within one of the main Tech Trailblazer Awards categories (Big Data, Cloud, Mobile, Networking, Security, Sustainable IT, Storage or Virtualization). All emerging markets entrants will also automatically be entered in their respective Regional cup.

Female CxO Trailblazers Award

Female CxO’s within enterprise tech startups demonstrating key qualities and proven achievements: driving company innovation, proof of leadership, implementing and encouraging agile practices, promoting diversity within the company, and contribution to the wider tech community.

Financial Technology Trailblazers Award

Calling all FinTech Trailblazers!

This category is open to all private companies, privately funded or VC backed (Series C or earlier), under six years old.

It is open to product and services FinTech startups offering innovative solutions to enterprises based anywhere around the world.

We are looking for trailblazers and you may be creating a technology or market that we don’t even know about!

IoT Trailblazers Award

Calling all IoT Trailblazers!

This category is open to all private companies, privately funded or VC backed (Series C or earlier), under six years old.

It is open to product and services IoT startups offering innovative solutions to enterprises based anywhere around the world.

We are looking for trailblazers and you may be creating a technology or market that we don’t even know about!

Male CxO Trailblazers Award

Male CxO’s within enterprise tech startups demonstrating key qualities and proven achievements: driving company innovation, proof of leadership, implementing and encouraging agile practices, promoting diversity within the company, and contribution to the wider tech community.

Mobile Trailblazers Award

Calling all Mobile Trailblazers!

This category is open to all private companies, privately funded or VC backed (Series C or earlier), under six years old.

It is open to product and services mobile startups offering innovative solutions to enterprises based anywhere around the world.

Buzzwords of what may be considered hot and innovative include: BYOD, smartphone, apps, mobility, productivity, m-payment, personalization, geofencing, M2M, m-coupons, m-advertising, location based services (LBS), telecom expense management, unified communications, usage controls, mobile commerce, LTE, NGN, hetnets, SON.

Don’t see your product or services category listed? Don’t worry, the list is not exhaustive and all innovative products and services from companies that meet the criteria will be considered.

After all, we are looking for trailblazers and you may be creating a technology or market that we don’t even know about!

This category is all about hot mobile enterprise tech that delivers real business benefits and that can be hardware, software or anything else you can think up. Whether your product is aimed at enterprise customers themselves, or at helping mobile operators support enterprise customers, we’d like to hear from you.

Security Trailblazers Award

Calling all Security Trailblazers!

This category is open to all private companies, privately funded or VC backed (Series C or earlier), under six years old.

It is open to product and services security startups offering innovative solutions to enterprises based anywhere around the world.

Buzzwords of what may be considered hot and innovative include: APT, proactive defence, whitelist, SEIM, correlation and monitoring.

Don’t see your product or services category listed? Don’t worry, the list is not exhaustive and all innovative products and services from companies that meet the criteria will be considered.

After all, we are looking for trailblazers and you may be creating a technology or market that we don’t even know about!

Storage Trailblazers Award

Calling all Storage Trailblazers!

This category is open to all private companies, privately funded or VC backed (Series C or earlier), under six years old.

It is open to product and services storage startups offering innovative solutions to enterprises based anywhere around the world.

Buzzwords of what may be considered hot and innovative include: Solid State Disk (SSD), backup, archiving, deduplication, Write Attenuation, Open Source, Storage Software, Storage Switches, Compression

Don’t see your product or services category listed? Don’t worry, the list is not exhaustive and all innovative products and services from companies that meet the criteria will be considered.

After all, we are looking for trailblazers and you may be creating a technology or market that we don’t even know about!

Virtualization Trailblazers Award

Calling all Virtualization Trailblazers!

This category is open to all private companies, privately funded or VC backed (Series C or earlier), under six years old.

It is open to product and services virtualization startups offering innovative solutions to enterprises based anywhere around the world.

Buzzwords of what may be considered hot and innovative include: VDI, Application Packaging, Orchestration, Management, Migrations

Don’t see your product or services category listed? Don’t worry, the list is not exhaustive and all innovative products and services from companies that meet the criteria will be considered.

After all, we are looking for trailblazers and you may be creating a technology or market that we don’t even know about!