<span class="caption left"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/image/V2Venture_Jay%20Conlon_SXSWSlide.jpg" width="220" height="136" alt="V2Vebture by Jay Conlon" title="V2Vebture by Jay Conlon" class="image-medium" />V2Venture by Jay Conlon</span> <a href="http://sxswv2v.com/venture">SXSW V2Venture</a> is now accepting applications. Innovative companies can apply now to compete in this fast-paced SXSW-meets-Vegas style pitch event August 13 and 14 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Companies with a ground-breaking new product or service that relates to Health, Education, Mobile and Tablet technologies, Culture and Entertainment, or Innovative World technologies can enter now through May 28, 2013. This competition is open to projects that have launched, or will launch, between August 13, 2012 and November 15, 2013, and companies that have not participated in any other SXSW pitch event, including [SXSW Accelerator](http://sxsw.com/interactive/startupvillage/accelerator), [SXSW ECO Startup Showcase](http://sxsweco.com/startup) or [LAUNCHedu](http://sxswedu.com/launch-edu). [Click here](http://sxswv2v.com/venture) for complete category descriptions and eligibility requirements.