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SXSW is excited to announce its 2013 V2Venture pitch event showcasing emerging technology products and services.

The two-day SXSW V2Venture pitch event takes place August 13 and 14 at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, NV. As a part of the event, participants work on improving their product launch, attracting venture capitalists, and polishing their elevator pitch. At the event, participants will receive media exposure, build brand awareness, network, socialize, and experience all that SXSW V2V has to offer.


All SXSW V2Venture 2013 applications must fall within one of the following 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 bring students and teachers closer together.

Health Technologies

The Health 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.

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, and “big data”.

The deadline to register is Friday, May 31st. Visit the V2Venture website to find out more and apply today!