SXSW 2015 Startup Showcase FAQ Page

What can I expect at Tech Cocktail’s Startup Celebration at SXSWi 2015?

Tech Cocktail is a celebration of startups, community, and technology, and nowhere is this party bigger than at SXSW. For the last five years, we’ve mixed together the nation’s brightest startups in a venue jam packed with technology enthusiasts, and served over cocktails.  Tech Cocktail’s 2015 Startup Celebration promises to be our best event yet.  Check out Tech Cocktail’s SXSWi 2014 Event Summary.

What opportunities are available as a Tech Cocktail SXSWi Showcasing Startup?

Tech Cocktail provides a space for startups to tell their story and amplify their entrepreneur efforts to our tech enthusiast audience.  Each Tech Cocktail SXSWi 2015 Showcasing Startup will receive:

  •   Event Exhibitor Table – to set-up shop and network with our event attendees
    • The table will be a 30″ high-boy table within black linen.
  • Article – we w will share your company story with our readers and promote through our various channels.
  •   A chance to win the title of SXSWi Hottest Showcasing Startup  – there will be (2) SXSWi Startup Showcasing Competitions: 
    1. Reader’s Choice Poll (online):   determined by an online poll.   Rally your network to vote for you in Tech Cocktail’s Hottest Showcasing Startup Poll at the following link: *|link|*
    2. Hottest Startup Pitch (at event): determined by a panel of judges made up of investors, thought leaders and press (to be announced soon) reviewing your innovation.

Please visit Tech Cocktail’s Hottest Showcasing Startup Competition FAQ for more information.

What will the Tech Cocktail SXSWi Showcasing Startup winners be awarded:

Who will be judging the Tech Cocktail SXSWi Showcasing Startup Pitch Competition?

We have not announced our 2015 Pitch Competition judges, but you can check out our past judges from 2014, 2013, and 2012.