SXSW Pitch: AI, Robotics & Voice
The final entry deadline for SXSW Pitch 2020 is quickly approaching — all applications must be completed by 11:59 pm Pacific Time on Friday, November 15.
Applying to this competition is the best way for startups to leverage the power of March Magic in Austin. Finalists for SXSW Pitch generate numerous press opportunities and make career-enhancing connections with other cutting-edge innovators. Finalists also gain significant attention from a wide variety of funders — over the last decade, past finalists have received more than $6.6 billion in funding.
Amongst the 10 categories of entry for SXSW Pitch 2020 is “Artificial Intelligence, Robotics & Voice.” This category is geared to startups that focus on machine-simulated intelligence, consciousness, empathy, or speech. The “Artificial Intelligence, Robotics & Voice” category also covers IOT and smart devices, as well as startups that incorporate a machine’s ability to perform, anticipate, and streamline tasks without human assistance.
Hugh Forrest serves as Chief Programming Officer at SXSW, the world’s most unique gathering of creative professionals. He also tries to write at least four paragraphs per day on Medium. These posts often cover tech-related trends; other times they focus on books, pop culture, sports and other current events.