Congratulations to all of the winners of the third annual SXSW V2Venture pitch competition! Leah Hunter (Fast Company) and Mohanjit Jolly (DFJ) emceed the competition as contestants went head-to-head to prove they were the most exciting new innovations across five categories. Special thanks to our esteemed panel of judges, coaches and sponsors that helped make the pitch competition possible.
Now here they are, the 2015 V2Venture winners!
Enterprise and Smart Data Technologies
AnchorID | Kingston, NY
AnchorID uses advanced mobile technology to let enterprises replace employee passwords with smartphones.
Entertainment and Content Technologies
MakersKit | Los Angeles, CA
MakersKit brings creativity to life. Grow fresh herbs, shake classic cocktails or build your own furniture. Learning a new skill is exciting with our entertaining digital videos paired with unique DIY kits, available in over 5,000 stores world-wide.
Health and Wearable Technologies
UnaliWear | Austin, TX
UnaliWear Kanega provides discreet support for falls, medication reminders, and a guard against wandering in a classically-styled watch with an easy speech interface - no buttons. It goes where you go, no smart phone needed (unlike Apple watch).
Monday Envelope | Concord, CA
Our single sign-on solution makes it easy to organize, mobilize and fundraise in real time from any device; empowering parents and teachers who are making a significant difference in the lives of their children and for their communities.
Innovative World Technologies
LISNR | Cincinnati, OH
LISNR is a new communication standard using high frequency “data over audio” to connect smart devices. Our technology can turn any speaker or microphone into a trigger, delivering experiences with the LISNR SDK and proprietary our "smart tones".
Moving Analytics | Los Angeles, CA
Moving Analytics helps hospitals implement a reimbursable, remote cardiac rehabilitation program, delivered through patients' mobile devices. Using our software hospitals increase patient enrollment, reduce readmissions and generate additional revenue.
Best One Minute Speed Pitch
LabCures | Novato, CA LabCures organizes verified U.S. research labs in the health sciences and makes them accessible to the world. We democratize scientists to connect with the crowd based on like-minded research interests. LabCures is changing the way science is funded.
See the full list of 2015 finalists here.