Sun, Nov 12 SXSW Extension for Startups
Startups wanting to enter the 2018 SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event now have until end 11:59 pm Pacific Time on Sunday, November 12 to finalize their application.
The SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event recognizes the best startups from across the United States and around the world. All applications are reviewed by a panel of startup industry experts, who select the finalists for this competition. These finalists are then given SXSW stage time on Saturday, March 10 and Sunday, March 11 to talk about their amazing entrepreneurial efforts.
Categories for the 2018 SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event include:
— Augmented & Virtual Reality
— Enterprise & Smart Data
— Entertainment & Content
— Health & Wearable
— Hyper-Connected Communities
— Payment & FinTech
— Security & Privacy
— Social & Culture
— Sports & Performance Data
The end-of-day Sunday, November 12 deadline extension also applies to digital projects and new products aiming to enter the 2018 SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards.
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