Apply to the 2018 SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event [Video]

The SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event returns for its tenth year to showcase the future of emerging and innovative technology. Now accepting applications – startups have the opportunity to connect and compete in front of a live audience, industry experts, venture capitalists, and high-profile media at SXSW 2018 from March 11-12.

Since its inaugural year, the SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event has raised a total of $4.63 billion in funding. Of the 403 companies that have participated, 70% have received funding and 16% were acquired. Some of the prestigious alums include Klout, Hipmunk, Wildfire, Siri, Foodspotting, and Tango. Explore the Accelerator Archive to learn more about previous winners, finalists, judges, and more.

Accelerate your startup company to the next level and apply for the 2018 SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event before the November 10, 2017 deadline. 50 companies from 10 different categories will be selected as finalists and invited to present in March as we highlight the technology market’s most impressive, new innovations.

For more information, read the FAQ and entry process guidelines. Stay tuned to SXSW News and follow us on Twitter for more tips, 10th anniversary highlights, and announcements throughout the season.

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2017 SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event – Teaser Photo by Alexa Gonzalez Wagner

By Jordan Roberts