5 finalists receive $25,000 to develop their concepts into working prototypes

1 grand prize winner receives $125,000

Judges will select up to five finalists based on the official Challenge criteria from the pool of submissions received during the open submissions period. From the total cash prize pool of $250,000, each of the finalists will be awarded $25,000. Additionally, each finalist will receive 10,000 AWS credits*. Finalists will enter the Virtual Accelerator phase, where they will be encouraged to use their winnings to develop their concepts into working prototypes.

Following Demo Day at the conclusion of the Virtual Accelerator, the judges will select the grand prize winner, who will receive $125,000.  

Cash awards for this Challenge will be paid by electronic funds transfer. Winners are responsible for any applicable local, State, and Federal taxes and reporting that may be required under applicable tax laws. Read Rules, Terms and Conditions for more details.

*Credits are intended to help cover the Amazon Web Services usage costs and may only be granted to companies.