"There are certain moments in life you know you will never forget. Finishing first at SXSW Eco was one of those moments."

- Deane Little, New Sky Energy, Greentech Winner


SXSW Eco Startup Showcase

The SXSW Eco Startup Showcase is a fast-paced pitch competition featuring top impact companies from around the world. Moving into its fifth year, the event has become a launching pad for the latest innovations set to positively impact society and the environment, and serves as a place of discovery for investors, corporations, city and federal government officials, foundations and media outlets. Collectively, participating companies have gone on to receive funding totaling over $60M, acquire global brands as clients, partner with utilities and energy companies, and develop other significant business relationships.

Deadline: June 24, 2016 at 11:59PM CST

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2016 Categories for Entry

Building
Energy
Food + Agriculture
Global Health
Internet of Things + Software
Not-for-Profit


Social Impact
Supply Chain + Product Innovation
Transportation
Reuse + Recycling
Water
Other


What it Takes to Compete


What it Takes to Pitch at SXSW Eco

Get a behind the scenes look at what it takes to compete in the SXSW Eco Startup Showcase from this documentary by Prezi following the Finalists in the 2014 Social Impact category.

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SXSW Eco Startup Showcase - Photo by Randy & Jackie Smith