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Just 2 Weeks Left To Showcase Your Startup @ SXSW Accelerator 2015

image from[UPDATED] The deadline is less than 2 weeks away to apply to showcase your music tech startup, product or new service at SXSW Accelerator 2015.  The event takes place on March 8-9 as a part of the SXSW Interactive Festival which segues into SXSW Music.  SXSW Accelerator is a great place to meet venture capitalists, build brand awareness and attract media attention. Details:

To be eligible –

Startups must apply to be considered for the SXSW Accelerator 2015 startup competition. Application fee is $200. All applications must be submitted no later by 11:59 pm on Friday, November 7, 2014. Please read below for application details.


  • image from nowiveheardeverything.files.wordpress.comA company’s product / service must have launched no earlier than March 16, 2014.
  • A company’s product / service must not be launched after June 16, 2015.
  • Companies will be allowed to submit only one product / services to the SXSW Accelerator event.
  • Companies who submit more than one product / services will not be eligible to participate in the SXSW Accelerator startup competition.
  • Founders of the applying startup must retain some portion of ownership in the company to be eligible to participate.
  • Must not have raised over five million in funds from combined funding sources.
  • Product or service must fall within one of the SXSW Accelerator startup competition categories.

The deadline to register is Friday, November 7, so visit today. I've been on the SXSW Accelerator advisory board for several years, so please be sure to mention that I – Bruce Houghton / Hypebot – suggested you apply. 

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