Entrepreneurs’ Organization Announces Amazon Web Services as Sponsor of 2019 EO Global Student Entrepreneur Awards

Offers US$500,000 Worth of AWS Credits for Competing Students

Alexandria, Virginia, USA (08 April 2019) – Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), a leading peer-to-peer network of successful business owners has announced Amazon Web Services (AWS) as an official sponsor for the 2019 EO Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA).

GSEA is EO’s premier awards program for students who own or operate a business while attending college or university. AWS has partnered with GSEA as a part of their commitment to supporting the start-up community, recognizing that GSEA provides unparalleled resources to the next generation of entrepreneurs globally. Over 1,500 student entrepreneurs applied to participate in local and national level competitions this year and 52 will represent their home countries at the global finals taking place in Macau, China from 10-12 April, 2019. In addition to mentorship and cash prizes from EO, competing students also stand a chance to win AWS credits, worth a total value of US$500,000.

Speaking on the significance of the sponsorship, Adrienne Palmer, EO GSEA Committee Member said, “One of the main objectives of GSEA is to empower the next wave of change-makers across the world. The program provides participants access to the tools and resources needed to grow their businesses and we are extremely proud to have AWS join us as a sponsor this year. We believe this relationship will be instrumental in helping these student entrepreneurs accelerate their success.”

Finalists at the 2019 EO GSEA will be competing for the title of Global Champion and first-prize winnings of US$75,000 in AWS credits in addition to the US$25,000 in cash from EO. Cash prizes, AWS credits and other business products and services will also be offered to participants depending on the level they advance to at the global finals. To know more about EO GSEA, please visit: http://gsea.org/


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