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DataStax and 1M by 1M Kick-Off Global Virtual Startup Accelerator Challenge

DataStax and 1M by 1M Kick-Off Global Virtual Startup Accelerator Challenge

DataStax and the One Million by One Million (1Mby1M) global virtual accelerator have come together to launch the “DataStax - 1Mby1M Startup Challenge.” 1Mby1M is a virtual program that offers entrepreneurs access to a vast network of potential customers, channel partners, investors, media, analysts, and advisors.

The challenge reaffirms DataStax’s commitment to supporting developer entrepreneurs who are using Apache Cassandra™ and open source tools to build modern data applications. 

The competition is open to anyone using Cassandra, DataStax Enterprise, or Astra DB as a core component of their business. Startups will be selected through an application process and the winner will be rewarded with:

  • $10,000
  • A one-year all-inclusive license to entire DataStax Astra DB, the industry’s first and only open, multi-cloud serverless database
  • A one year scholarship to 1Mby1M Premium, which includes access to weekly mentoring and a proven, online curriculum to help accelerate the business-building progress of entrepreneurs. 

Scholarship submissions are being accepted here between Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at 8 a.m. PT through Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021.  

For a preview of the 1Mby1M program, please register to attend a free online mentoring roundtable session. In case you are unable to attend live, all who register will receive a recording of the session via email.  

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