Cisco Big Awards
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Are You The Next Big Thing In Technology?

In a quest to discover and help develop emerging and early stage business start ups, Cisco has launched The Big Awards.

The Big Awards is an innovation competition to discover and reward the best start up technology businesses.

Challenge details

The Big Awards are open to individuals or groups in the UK, applicants can enter their ideas into one of five categories:-

- Big Data
- Collaboration inc. Video & Social Media
- Future Cities
- Internet of Things
- Mobility

For each category, your idea should showcase how it will benefit the wider world and how it will become economically, socially and environmentally sustainable.

The Prize

The overall winner will receive a total prize package of approximately £75k cash, 12 months mentoring from Cisco and a 12month support package covering PR, marketing & legal services. Runner’s up and semi-finalists will also receive cash and technology to support and accelerate the development of their businesses.

Mykindacrowd is also offering you mentorship and guidance on your Big Awards Journey plus an invitation to The Cisco Networking Event!

More Information

Join the challenge and you will automatically receive an exclusive invitation for you to meet with Cisco ‘Chief Technology Officer’, Ian Foddering, and his team at the Cisco University Big networking event. Your Incubator, Society or Business school will also be given a Pecha Kucha pitch: places strictly first come first served basis. More importantly, it’s a chance to establish a long-term relationship with Cisco; a launch pad for future collaboration. As well as this unique opportunity, by simply entering the challenge you could win exclusive mentoring from Mykindacrowd to assist your Big Award journey. Join now.

This is a unique opportunity to come up with ideas, launch your own business and get rewarded!

Simply describe your idea in no more than 250 words to be in with a chance of winning £150k worth of investment!

The Prizes

Win £150k worth of investment