Conventions & Awards

Sunday Is The Last Day To Submit To Showcase @SXSW Accelerator 2015

image from nowiveheardeverything.files.wordpress.comUPDATE: Deadline to submit has been extended to this Sunday 11/9.

Today, or to be precise tonight at 11:59 PM, is the deadline to submit your music or tech startup, product or service to showcase 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. It's a great place to meet venture capitalists, build brand awareness and attract media attention. Details:

OVERVIEW OF THE ENTRY PROCESS

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 . [Its now Sunday 11/10!]

Please read below for application details.

ELIGIBILITY

  • 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 today, so visit http://sxsw.com/interactive/accelerator/entry-info 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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