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SXSW Pitch Early Application Deadline

September 10, 2023

Whether it’s an up-and-coming band, the latest developments in technology or a young filmmaker who displays industry-disrupting talent, SXSW specializes in providing powerful platforms for discovering the next big thing.

For startups, our spotlight platform is SXSW Pitch, which takes place Saturday, March 9 – Sunday, March 10 at the Hilton Austin Downtown. Since debuting in 2009, finalists from this competition have gone on to raise more than $21.5 billion in funding.

The 2024 edition of SXSW Pitch will showcase 45 finalists from around the world across these nine categories:

·       Artificial Intelligence, Voice, & Robotics

·       Enterprise & Smart Data

·       Entertainment, Media & Content

·       Extended Reality and Web3

·       Food, Nutrition, & Health

·       Future of Work

·       Innovative World Technologies

·       Smart Cities, Transportation & Sustainability

·       Student Startup

If your ahead-of-the-curve startup wants the opportunity to be one of these 45 finalists, then be sure to apply for SXSW Pitch by the end of the day on Sunday, September 10 to save more than $100 on the entry fees.

Entrepreneurs and the people who love them should register to attend SXSW 2024. Conference content includes the Startups track, which offers four days of sessions covering all aspects of this fascinating ecosystem.

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