Contest for the best 30 seconds startup pitch at SXSW ’14
Win $100,000 and more! Vote or submit your startups below.
Submit your startup until Wednesday 3/19 11:59pm CST
Startups then automatically participate in their respective Category Competition to get more traction and possibly more press coverage
Winners of Daily Competitions get press coverage by VentureBeat
These investors have a final say on the best startups from the Daily & Category Competitions to potentially win the top prize
This is the second year VentureBeat and Buzzstarter have teamed up for the Win30s competition. The first year, 129 companies were interviewed, and 1.5 million views were generated within a week. This year, it will be even bigger and better.
After the video of their pitch is posted, startups can promote their link on Buzzstarter to Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and G+. Those with the most votes and “shares” will win. Get your users and fans to vote. Your startup is automatically entered into the grand prize, daily prize, and category competitions.
Number of votes (via the vote button), Retweets (RTs of the tweeted vote message) and Number of unique video views
Startups will compete in more than ten categories, including Best Mobile, Best Consumer, Best Bootstrapped, Best Overall, Investors’ Pick, Brands’ pick, Buzzstarter pick and VentureBeat Pick, along with daily winners. The prize package includes investments, prizes, and meetings with more than 20 investors/brand managers. Submission of pitches begins from the start of SXSW Interactive on March 8th and ends on Saturday March 15th at 11:59pm PST. Fans can vote till Wednesday March 19th. Daily competition is held on each day of SXSW and ends at 2pm CST of the next day. Voting for category and overall winners goes on until Wednesday March 19th at 11:59pm PST. Daily winners will be announced at VentureBeat.com/tag/sxsw.
More investors and sponsors will be announced on March 8th when Win30s launches
UberConference fixes all the broken and outdated aspects of traditional conference calling, making it a more productive business tool, and transforming an industry that hasn't seen real innovation in decades. UberConference gives a visual interface to every conference call so callers can know who's on a call and who's speaking at any time, in addition to making many other features, such as Hangouts integration, easy-to-use with the click of a button. Built by the teams that brought Google Voice and Yahoo! Voice to tens of millions of users, UberConference launched in 2012 and is funded by Andreessen Horowitz and Google Ventures.
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Usability testing is a pain. It’s expensive and time-consuming. As a result, it doesn’t happen enough. UserTesting bridges the gap between no user testing and expensive user testing.
UserTesting lets you “look over the shoulder” of people in your target audience while they use your website. And we make it fast, easy, and inexpensive, so you’re more likely to do it.
Juno Labs LLC is a design and business management firm that oversees the development of a variety of products. We were established in April 2013 at our headquarters in Burlingame, California. We are a new company that covers a broad spectrum of products. Currently, our focus is concentrated on our three main divisions; the RVIXE unit encompassing the creation of a variety of battery packs, Juno Violin focusing on the creation of premium quality violin speakers, and lastly, Juno Apps entailing the development of numerous mobile games. So, one may ask, what brings these three unique product bases together? The creators of the three different branches of this company came together in striving to accomplish bringing passions to life by creating superior quality products at a more affordable price, to ultimately reach the simple goal of making people across the globe smile.
Swoop is the best source of talent there is. Since 2011 we’ve been building the most powerful, most scaleable and most accurate social sourcing platform in the industry. With more than 100,000,000 talent profiles ready to integrate to your own data and processes, Swoop lets you find the best talent anywhere.
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NephoScale is a Silicon Valley based cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider that is led by cloud hosting industry veterans, and experienced virtualization and UI software developers. Our mission is to build a leading on-demand public IaaS cloud platform that continually pushes the envelope when it comes to maximizing networking and compute performance, and creating innovative automation and orchestration capabilities.
inDinero is the fastest growing way for business owners to manage their money. Our real-time dashboard makes small business accounting easy for everyone.
Tradecraft is a full time, in-person immersive training program for people who want to become either a ux designer, growth hacker or sales and business development professional. The program has been designed by industry leading experts to ensure that you graduate with both the depth and breadth of knowledge you’ll need to make meaningful contributions on your first day at a high-growth startup. Once you select your vertical focus you will work with a large group of world-class mentors and a small group of inspiring peers to learn new skills while doing real work for real companies.
Xanadu is a mobile strategy & design firm based in San Francisco. We help you create products people love by combining business strategy with UX/UI design to deliver amazing cross-platform experiences that delight and engage your audience.
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