SXSW Accelerator Applications Due Nov 6


SXSW Accelerator returns for its eighth year to showcase some of the global startup ecosystem most exciting, innovative and cutting edge technology! This event provides an outlet for companies to present the latest ideas in Enterprise and Smart Data Technologies, Entertainment and Content Technologies, Health and Wearables Technologies, Innovative World Technologies, Payment and FinTech Technologies, and Virtual Reality Technologies to a panel of industry experts, early adopters, and representatives from the Venture Capitalist / Angel community. We invite companies to join us for this incredible pitch event as we highlight the technology market’s most impressive new innovations.


Application Deadline

Friday, November 6, 2015





Saturday, March 12 and Sunday, March 13, 2016



Hilton Austin Downtown, 500 East 4th Street


Past Participants Research

Of the 305 companies who participated in SXSW Accelerator between 2009 and 2015, over 65% received funding, with combined funding in excess of almost $2.613 billion (does not include undisclosed grants, angel and seed funding).

Of these 305 companies, 13% have been acquired by the likes of Google, British Telecom, Huffington Post, Apple, Live Nation, OpenTable, Constant Contact, and Harmon.

For more information on past alum please visit


2015 Companies Recap

Of the 500+ companies who submitted an application, forty-eight were selected to participate and nine received awards.  See information about all the finalists here: