Contegix, a managed hosting and Internet infrastructure company, has announced a new national start-up competition that will provide more than $75,000 in “Enterprize” technology tools and office space to a promising start-up. The winner of Start-up, Boot-up will demonstrate competitive differentiation, a solid business plan and incorporation of cloud computing in the company strategy.

Start-Up, Boot-Up is a competition created out of Contegix’s passion for entrepreneurship and the company’s knowledge of the unique challenges in starting a technology business.

Start-ups in development or companies that have launched in 2010 or 2011 are eligible to apply.

The winning start-up will receive the following “Enterprize” package worth more than $75,000 in free office space and technology tools:

  • Free office space in St. Louis.
  • Contegix managed web & managed database server, upgrades and unmanaged development tools.
  • Flite Diamond-Level Mobile Subscription.
  • Customware Training Rocket high-impact professional training application on cloud-based platform.
  • Atlassian Bitbucket account, or 10-user JIRA Studio account or 100-user version JIRA, an espresso machine and 10 t-shirts.
  • Zimbra email and collaboration solution delivered as a VMware virtual appliance.
  • BrowserMob load testing & monitoring plan.
  • Two free passes to Strange Loop 2011

Apply now: Deadline is slated for April 25, 2011 6 PM C.S.T.