SXSW Eco Austin: Cleantech Startup Pitch Competition. Apply Now!

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The SXSW Eco Startup Showcase presented by Austin Technology Clean Energy Incubator and Austin Energy is a one-day venture capital pitch competition exhibiting the best of cleantech startups from around the world. We are accepting applications for the Showcase through July 13. Turn the spotlight on your clean technology innovation and entrepreneurship,

Startup Showcase at the SXSW Eco in Austin promises to be a great stepping stone for your cleantech venture.

Then, our Advisory Board, made up of cleantech investment professionals from top firms across the country, will help us select the 15 semifinalists to present at SXSW Eco before a live audience of venture investors and a panel of judges. This inaugural competition will take place on October 4, the second day of SXSW Eco, and includes exclusive networking opportunities for the participants as well as a conference-wide Awards Reception.

Why Apply to the SXSW Startup Showcase?

Platform. Pitch. Funding!

You can generate buzz and investor interest in your cleantech startup at the SXSW Eco Startup Showcase. You can be one of 15 semifinalists selected to present in front of a live audience of investors from VC firms from across the nation, including: Venrock, DFJ Mercury, Battery Ventures, Access Venture Partners, Austin Ventures, RockPort Capital Partners and more. Vie for a chance to be named the most venture-able company in cleantech by SXSW Eco. You will also receive pitch consulting to help polish your pitch for your on-stage debut!

APPLY NOW!  Application Deadline: Friday, July 13, at 11:59pm (CT)

Why Attend as an Investor?

Meet the entrepreneurs leading the way to a sustainable future at the SXSW Eco Startup Showcase presented by Austin Technology Clean Energy Incubator and Austin Energy. Join us at SXSW Eco as we discover the next opportunities in cleantech investing.



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