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The 6th Annual Launch Festival Gets Started In SF On March 4th:

Posted on the 25 February 2013 by Worldwide @thedomains

The 6th Annual Launch festival is being held in San Fransico on March 4th–6th and their official site is

The 2013 LAUNCH Festival  according to show organizers is “the the best place to launch your startup, raise money and learn about starting a company”.

The Festival awards prizes and has an impressive list of judges

Here are the just some of the prizes:

Grand Prize

  • $25,000 investment or $10,000 cash from Jason Calacanis
  • $25,000 investment or $10,000 cash from Dharmesh Shah
  • The winning team will get $10,000 of credits for the Google Cloud Platform
  • Lifetime free hosting from MediaTemple [ up to 2gb (dv), (gs), or (ve) ]
  • One year’s worth of Dyn Email and/or DNS Services (dependant on actual needs)
  • Guaranteed spot on stage for the 2014 LAUNCH Festival

Amazon AWS

  • Grand Prize winner receives $2,500 in Amazon AWS Credit
  • Next 4 runner ups will receive $1,000 in Amazon AWS Credit
  • All participants receive $250 in Amazon AWS Credit (more details soon)



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  • 1st Place – $3,000
  • 2nd Place – $2,000
  • 3rd Place – $1,000

The weekend prior to the Launch Festival is the LAUNCH Hackathon offering a $50K investment or $20K cash to the winner.”

“The LAUNCH Festival celebrates startups, innovation and of course the people who build amazing new products. That’s why we’re partnering with AngelHack to host our first-ever LAUNCH Hackathon the weekend before the 2013 Festival — we want the best devs and designers to make cool stuff, to finally build that killer app they’ve been thinking about for months”.

“Teams of 1-4 can apply to attend the event. We’re only accepting BUILDERS (developers, designers, etc).”

“Individuals can register as in their own team and can always add/remove members through this website.”


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