Innovation Path

Innovation Path

Quick Overview of Innovation Path

  • 50 Startups at the entry of the expo floor
  • Three-minute pitches per startup
  • Judged by real world CXO Analysts
  • 5 winners named to ”Cloud Wars Shortlist”
  • 1 startup named “Cloud Wars Startup of 2022”
June 29th Center Stage June 30th Center Stage
2:30 pm 15 Startups 15 Startups
3:30 pm 10 Startups 10 Startups
4:30 pm Top 5 finalists @ Winner Announced
How a Startup Qualifies
5 years or younger
Cloud based solution
Private company
How a Startup Solution will be Judged
Does it optimize the digital future?
Can it enable business model reimagination?
How will it dazzle a customer?
The Real World CXO's Judging Them
Innovation Path Sponsor Package

Startups can join the Innovation Path for only $7,500

  • Company profile on created by a real world CXO analyst judge
  • 6 X 10 Tabletop located at the entrance to the Cloud Wars Expo floor
  • Two all access passes to the entire event
  • “Three Minute Pitch” to CXO panel of Analysts & Attendees
  • Professionally edited version of their pitch available on demand following the event
  • Opportunity to be one of five Startups named to the Cloud Wars Shortlist winning a $20,000 content marketing program
  • Opportunity to be named the Cloud Wars Startup of 2022 winning a $40,000 content marketing program
Cloud Wars Startup of the Year

“Cloud Wars Startup of 2022” $40,000 marketing program (1 winner)

  • Cloud Wars Podcast with Bob Evans: $7,500
  • Cloud Wars Article: $7,500
  • 12-month “Briefing Center” for content syndication: $ 12,000
  • Silver Sponsorship Package at Cloud Wars 2023: $13,000
Cloud Wars Shortlist

“Cloud Wars Shortlist” $20,000 marketing program (5 winners)

  • Cloud Podcast Panel discussion featuring 5 Shortlist companies: $2,500
  • 12-month “Briefing Center” for content syndication: $ 12,000
  • 10×10 space at Cloud Wars 2023: $5,500
Winner Announcements
  • Bob Evans and the Real World CXO Acceleration Economy Analysts will announce the five shortlist companies and the Startup of 2022 at 4:30 PM on Thursday June 30th at the Center Stage on the expo floor
  • The announcements will be streamed and recorded
  • An article will be published featuring all winners immediately following the announcement
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