Innovative Startups Have Until This Friday to Enter to Compete in V2Venture at SXW V2V

Written by Christine Auten | Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014

V2Venture Winner Photo By Jessica Cox If you have an innovative startup that you want to showcase, now is the time to enter for a chance to compete in V2Venture at SXSW V2V 2014. This Friday marks the final day to complete your entry for this exciting, all-day pitch event scheduled for the final day of SXSW V2V, Wednesday July 16, at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

Five finalists in each of the five categories listed below will first work with a group of experienced coaches on site to hone their presentations before taking the stage in front of a panel of expert judges and a live audience.

For more information about about V2Venture visit the FAQ, or email us at And be sure to check out a list of the 2013 winners here.

SXSW V2Venture 2014 Entry Categories

Education Technologies
The Education Technology category highlights applications and technologies designed to make all forms of education more accessible to a wider range of people, and that bring students and teachers closer together.

Health and Wearable Technologies
The Health and Wearable Technologies category focuses on patient-centric health applications and technologies that connect patients, families, physicians, pharmacists, care providers (hospitals, clinics) and benefit providers to share timely, relevant health data and drive better outcomes at affordable and sustainable cost levels.

Mobile and Tablet Technologies
The Mobile and Tablet Technologies category encompasses mobile applications and technologies which allow users to connect by portable devices such as tablets, phones, and other connected devices.

Culture and Entertainment Technologies
The Culture and Entertainment category includes applications and technologies for music, gaming, film, television, and digital storytelling, as well as new and hybrid forms of entertainment that are reinventing the ways in which we relax, unwind, and have fun. This category could also contain technologies that focus on other cultural sectors, such as sports, fashion and food as they pertain to entertainment and non-health related wearable technologies.

Innovative World Technologies
The Innovative World Technologies category includes applications and technologies that have the ambition to change the world as we know it. Right now we’re seeing lots of innovation in green tech, real-time search, augmented reality, the World Wide Web, artificial intelligence and the Semantic Web, recommendations technologies, personalization technologies, enterprise, and “big data”.

Photos by Jessica Cox and Marlon Jay Manuel