V2Venture

V2Venture Winner Photo By Jessica Cox

SXSW V2VENTURE - JULY 16, 2014

The second annual SXSW V2Venture pitch competition will take place on Wednesday, July 16 at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. During this no-holds-barred, Vegas-style pitch competition, a live audience, along with a panel of expert judges, will discover advancements in various sectors of emerging technology. Following the competition, the winning companies will be announced at the SXSW V2Venture Awards Ceremony.

Companies from across the United States and around the world will enter before the Friday, April 11 application deadline to compete in one of five different categories: Education Technologies, Health and Wearable Technologies, Mobile and Tablet Technologies, Culture and Entertainment Technologies and Innovative World Technologies. Five selected finalists in each category will square off in Las Vegas during the live all-day pitch competition.

Visit the FAQ to learn more about the application process.

TIMELINE

  • Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - V2Venture application open
  • Friday, April 11, 2014 - V2Venture application deadline
  • Wednesday, June 9, 2014 - V2Venture finalists announced
  • Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - V2Venture competition dry-run and coaching
  • Wednesday, July 16 2014 - V2Venture competition and awards ceremony

EMCEE AND JUDGES

SXSW V2Venture relies on the expertise of a handpicked group of judges and emcee who, based on their demonstrated business and investment experience, are qualified to determine the viability of a startup. These experts help guide the exciting experience of live competition in Las Vegas. Check out the emcee and judges who helped make the inaugural SXSW V2Venture this past August a huge success.

ADVISORY BOARD, QUALIFYING COMMITTEE, AND COACHES

Made up of national and international experts, the SXSW V2Venture Advisory Board, Qualifying Committee, and Coaches assist in numerous aspects of the event, from the application process through event preparation and production. What you see at the event in Las Vegas is due to their talents and tireless efforts.

2013 FINALIST AND WINNER RECAP

Curious about previous V2Venture winners and finalists? Click here for a complete list of companies who competed at the live SXSW V2Venture event in 2013.

PRESS

For press inquiries contact Kelly Krause.

SPONSORS

We are always looking for new partners to support SXSW V2Venture. Please contact Katie King for more information about how you can showcase your brand at V2Venture.

MORE INFORMATION / FAQ

Visit the FAQ to learn more about the application process. And as always, you are welcome to send your questions, comments, and suggestions to Chris Valentine.

Photo by Jessica Cox