Spotlighting innovation and entrepreneurship, the SXSW Eco Startup Showcase serves as a launching pad for top early stage cleantech and social impact companies from around the world. This fast paced startup pitch competition offers selected companies exposure to potential investors, strategic partners and media outlets, as well as the overall SXSW Eco audience.
Applications open through Friday, June 20
The Greentech category highlights startups offering a diverse range of products and services that fulfill a market demand while significantly reducing or eliminating environmental impact.
The Cleanweb category includes startups offering web, mobile and software that directly or indirectly impacts sustainability.
Social Impact: For-Profit
This category encompasses for-profit startups that provide scalable solutions to society’s challenges in the areas of education, health, enterprise development and more.
Social Impact: Not-For-Profit
This category encompasses not-for-profit startups that provide scalable solutions to society’s challenges in the areas of education, health, enterprise development and more.
This event highlights early stage companies with less than $100K in funding, in all of the above categories. To be considered, apply via the Startup Showcase application. Check out the 2013 Startup Springboard companies here.
Startup Showcase Details
To check out the Startup Showcase Finalists from previous years, click here.
Liz Forkin Bohannon of Sseko Designs, the winner of the Social Impact category of the SXSW Eco Startup Showcase 2013. Photo by Alison Gibbons