Applications will be accepted starting Monday, November 13, 2017. If you have a startup that you would like to be considered for other SXSW pitch events that are before this application deadline please visit the SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event for more information about how to apply for that event.
Rates & Deadlines
Application Fee: $20
Deadline to Enter: Friday, January 19, 2018 at 11:59pm PT
- A company’s product / service must have launched no earlier than Friday, January 1, 2018.
- A company’s product / service must not be launched after Tuesday, March 13, 2018.
- Companies cannot have presented in any of the following events: SXSW Accelerator, SXSW Eco Startup Showcase, SXSW V2Venture or LAUNCHedu pitch events.
- Companies will be allowed to submit only one product or service to Release It at SXSW. Companies who submit more than one product or service will not be eligible to participate in Release It at SXSW.
Product or service has to have launched (opened up to public) within January 1 to March 18, 2018 to be eligible to participate.
For a listing of the Frequently Asked Questions about SXSW Release It read the SXSW Release It FAQ.
For any SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read the FAQ
Hotel Information for Finalists
A limited number of rooms are protected for SXSW Release It participants through SXSW Housing & Travel. Rooms are limited to one per registrant and will sell out fast, so be sure to make your hotel request as soon as you are registered. Reservations can be completed in your Shopping Cart or SXSW Social account. In the meantime, check out SXSW Housing & Travel for more information about our hotels, pricing, reservation policies, and travel information.
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