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Tech.Co’s Startup Night at SXSW with IBM, .CO & The Third Wave

Mar 13, 2016 8:00 pm - Mar 13, 2016 11:00 pm

Tech.Co Startup Night

Tech.Co (formerly Tech Cocktail) is all about celebrating entrepreneurship, communities, and technology.  There’s no better way to celebrate all of those things than bringing everyone together at our SXSW Startup Night. For the last six years, we’ve mixed together the brightest startups in a venue jam packed with technology enthusiasts, good music, and plenty of cocktails.  We promise you that Tech.Co’s 2016 SXSW Startup Night will be our best event yet. RSVP below!


This is your chance to share your product with people from all over the world at SXSW.  Selected startups will:

  • Pitch an amazing group of judges (investors, press, tech luminaries) prior to the party in a private yet fun pitch event
  • Have an opportunity to win some great prizes
  • Get a booth to showcase your company to thousands of attendees
  • Be featured on Tech.Co

Past showcased startups at our events have gotten great feedback, been funded on the spot, met new employees and investors, and some have even been acquired. Showcasing Startups will be announced soon!

APPLICATIONS DEADLINE – Friday, February 12th @ 5:00 PM EST
VOTING OPENS – ***Due to a very large amount of applicants the review process is taking longer than normal. Voting will open soon!***
VOTING CLOSES – Sunday, March 13th @ 5:00 PM EST

And if that’s not enough to make you want to come, you aren’t going to want to miss the Hot Pepper Pitch! From 8:30-10:00 PM, IBM will be hosting the “hottest” startup pitches you’ll ever see! Come watch startups try and fight through the burn as they pitch their business to the crowd after eating a whole hot pepper. Or better yet – sign up to be one of the startups! Can you take the heat?


Here’s a sneak peek of what to expect: