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    SXSW Pitch 2020: Accepting Applications Starting July 1

    June 24, 2019

June 24, 2019

SXSW Pitch 2020: Accepting Applications Starting July 1

SXSW Pitch Awards Ceremony - 2019 - Photo by Camille Mayor

At the 12th annual SXSW Pitch, a live audience and a panel of expert judges will discover advancements in various sectors of emerging technology. 50 Interactive technology companies from 10 different categories will dazzle a live audience with their company pitch and Q&A with our panel of judges.

Join us for product demonstrations by the most ambitious talents in the world with the creative new ideas to change it. Applications open July 1 – check back then for more information on submitting an application.

SXSW Pitch Alums have received over $6.8 billion in funding. From our inaugural year of 23 participants to a total of 503 through 2019, we are proud to be a catalyst of many successes. Some of our most prestigious alums include Klout, ICON, Hipmunk, Wildfire, Siri, TubeMogul, Foodspotting, and Tango. With 75% of participants receiving funding and 16% of participants getting acquired through 2019, SXSW Pitch is committed to providing startups a platform to achieve their dreams and goals.


To be eligible:

  • A company’s product or service must have launched no earlier than March 14, 2018 but no later than June 14, 2020.
  • Each company may only enter one product or service to SXSW Pitch
  • Founders of the company applying must retain some portion of ownership in the company
  • The Company must not have raised over ten (10) million dollars in funding from combined funding sources
  • The product or service must fall into one of the SXSW Pitch categories

For questions about eligibility, the selection process, and more, please see the FAQ.

For any SXSW Pitch inquiries, please contact michelle@sxsw.com.

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Featured Image by Camille Mayor

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