- Competition Organizer
Houston Technology Center
- Submission Date
- Awards Date
- Who's Eligible
A company's product or service must have launched after March 13, 2011 but before June 12, 2012 in order to be eligible. Companies must have raised over $5 million in funds. Presenters must have a SXSW Interactive, Gold, or Platinum badge and be in attendance at the SXSW event venue during the Pitch finals.
- Important Dates
Applications are due on February 6, 2012. Finalists will be selected and one-on-one coaching and educational webinars begin in Mid-February 2012. The final Pitch competition will take place at SXSW in Austin, TX.
- Competition Prizes
Prize details have not yet been announced. Each finalist will receive one-on-one mentoring to assist them in preparing for the pitch competition. Finalists will also receive access to online education to help them with their business plans and presentations.
- Other Info
15 finalists will have 4 minutes each to pitch their startup to a panel of experts and an influential audience at this year's SXSW. They will also be judged on their ability to field questions about their startup.