SXSW Pitch: Augmented Reality
Forward-thinking founders and startups help make the magic that is March in Austin. If you are an entrepreneur, then be sure to enter SXSW Pitch 2020. And please don’t delay in embracing the entry process, as applications close at 11:59 pm Pacific Time on Friday, November 15.
Applying to this competition is definitely the best way for startups to leverage the power of SXSW. Finalists generate numerous press opportunities and also make career-enhancing connections with other cutting-edge innovators. Additionally, participating SXSW Pitch startups 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 “Augmented and Virtual Reality.” This category highlights startups that use augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), automation, and other novel visualization technologies, including applications for all Mixed Reality and Virtual Reality headsets and other emerging hardware and software technology. These startups may find applications in gaming, entertainment, data visualization, education, medical care, warfare, transportation, and more.
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.