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Saturday, March 8 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
SXSW Accelerator: Entertainment & Content Tech

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SXSW Accelerator pitch event presented by Oracle is a platform to allow early stage technology startups to pitch their product and/or services to industry technology experts, high profiled media personnel, and Venture Capitalists / Angel Investors. Eight companies within the Entertainment & Content Technologies category will dazzle a live audience, panel of three judges and co-emcees with their ideas, innovations, product and/or service on Saturday, March 8. Three of those eight companies will be asked to return on day two, Sunday, March 9, to present to a new group of co-emcees and judges. A grand prize winner for each category will be selected at the end of day two as part of the evening SXSW Accelerator Awards Ceremony.
The Entertainment & Content Technologies category highlights technologies for news, publishing, gaming, music, film, television, video, streaming and digital storytelling, as well as new and hybrid forms of these ideas. These are reinventing the ways in which we learn, relax and enjoy our time. This category also contains technologies that focus on other cultural sectors such as sports, travel, mapping, publishing and food as they pertain to entertainment.
FINALIST
Artiphon - www.artiphon.com
Nashville, TN
Artiphon is a music hardware startup combining advanced sensor technology, iOS, and traditional craftsmanship. Designed in Nashville, Artiphon’s first product is an ergonomic multi-instrument, playable in a variety of positions and configurable for any style.
Eyeris - www.eyeristechnologies.com
Mountain View, CA
EmoVu by Eyeris is Artificially Intelligent Emotion Recognition software that allows webcams to "look back" and read people's facial micro-expressions in real-time as they watch videos on their computers or mobile devices.
Fliptu - www.fliptu.com
Los Angeles, CA
Fliptu is a "Social Aggregation as a Service" platform for brands, creators, event producers and organizations. Our SaaS aggregation product suite enables nearly 10,000 clients to better organize, present and promote their social media efforts to fans & customers.
MentorMob - www.mentormob.com
Chicago, IL
MentorMob is the first crowd sourced lifestyle learning site. Our community of enthusiasts curate free online guidebooks from the web's best content to help anyone learn, enhance or master their interests.

View official listing on sxsw.com
http://schedule.sxsw.com/2014/events/event_IAP994340

Speakers
JC

Jon Callaghan

Managing DirTrue Ventures
avatar for Karin Klein

Karin Klein

PartnerBloomberg Beta
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Kay Koplovitz

Co-Founder & ChairmanKoplovitz & CoKay Koplovitz Founder of USA Network, and Chairman and CEO of Koplovitz & Co. LLC. Kay Koplovitz is the Founder of USA Network, and the Sci-Fi Channel and USA Networks International and the visionary who created the business model for cable networks... Read More →
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Harry McCracken

Editor at LargeTIME
RS

Ralph Simon

CEOMobilium Global Limited


Saturday March 8, 2014 3:30pm - 4:30pm CST
Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon A

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