05:51 AM

Tech Trailblazers: Awards For Enterprise Tech Startups

Friday is the deadline for entries to Tech Trailblazers, which will award prizes to startups in nine enterprise tech categories: big data, cloud, infosecurity, mobile, networking, storage, sustainable IT, emerging markets and virtualization.

Rose Ross, founder of Tech Trailblazers, describes the awards as "a kind of Startupworld focused on enterprise IT."

The prizes consist of about $50,000 worth of services, "Exclusive coaching, mentoring and development from VCs, financial experts, and leading CTOs within large industry-vendors in their technology area."

Two runners up in each category will also receive prizes. All entrants will receive some form of services valued at about $3,000 per company. The total prize fund is estimated at $1 million in value.

The winners will be announced December 3. Entry costs $295 for the first category, additional entries are $150 each. There are 34 judges.

How to Enter | Tech Trailblazers