Deadline: November 12, 2023 00:00 CET| Apply here
Dates: March 9-10, 2024
Eligibility: the company’s product and/or service must have been conceived no earlier than March 9, 2022
Location: Austin, TX, the United States
SXSW Pitch 2024
SXSW Pitch showcases innovative new technology to a panel of industry experts, high-profile media professionals, venture capital investors, and angel investors.
Get ready to experience more opportunities for discovery, networking, learning, and career-enhancing connections than ever before at SXSW 2024 from March 8-16.
SXSW Pitch 2024 Categories
- Artificial Intelligence, Voice, & Robotics
Technologies related to machine-simulated intelligence, consciousness, empathy, or speech. These technologies may also cover the Internet of Things and smart devices or a machine’s ability to perform, anticipate, and streamline tasks without human assistance.
- Enterprise & Smart Data
Technologies that increase productivity for businesses and/or individuals by simplifying informational data through new workflows and analytics.
- Entertainment, Media & Content
Technologies and applications that are re-inventing the experience of leisure, information and entertainment. Industries these technologies address may include gaming, music, film, television, video, arts, news and publishing, streaming, and digital storytelling.
- Extended Reality and Web3
Technologies that enhance the way people connect, communicate, and share unique life experiences with those around them in a digital ecosystem. Startups within this category aim to better immerse consumers within their digital experiences through Web 3.0 applications, wearables, blockchain technology, multi-sensory incorporation, augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and other visualization technologies.
- Food, Nutrition, & Health
Technologies focused on human-centric applications that advance nutrition and connect individuals with health systems and facilities, care teams, providers, insurance, corporate and personal wellness services, and public health & social services.
- Future of Work
Technologies that enable, empower, change, and expand capabilities in the future of work and the working experience. These technologies may find applications in the gig economy, remote working and connectivity, business communications, project management, workforce incentives and benefits, payments, manufacturing, human resources, employee education and skills training, recruiting, and others.
- Innovative World Technologies
This category is for any creative and innovative application, product, or service that does not fit in another SXSW Pitch category, as well as technologies that act as the infrastructure that new technologies are built on.
- Smart Cities, Transportation & Sustainability
Technologies that create and advance smart cities by providing services and products for local environments include buildings, neighbourhoods, communities, and public spaces.
- Student Startup
Student startup that is showcasing innovative technology with a focus on Artificial Intelligence, Voice & Robotics; Enterprise & Smart Data; Entertainment, Media & Content; Extended Reality and Web3 Future of Work; Food, Nutrition & Health; Innovative World Technologies; Smart Cities, and/or Transportation & Sustainability.
Interested in applying for the SXSW Pitch 2024? Register your participation by following the registration link and taking the suggested steps.