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Join us on Sunday, March 10 to Celebrate Entrepreneurs, Startups & Innovation – All. Day. Long!
- Guests will mix and mingle 25 of the most innovative startups from around the world as they pitch live, vying for the Startup Night SXSW win and fast-track opportunity to our fall event.
- The Top 5 will be tallied and announced later in afternoon at our early-evening Happy Hour, where they’ll participate in the finals pitch competition, followed by our evening showcase celebration.
- Fireside Chats with Executives from Sandoz, including CEO Richard Francis and Head of Digitial, Andre Heeg. The winner from the Sandoz HACk Healthcare Access Challenge will be announced at our 4:30 PM Happy Hour event.
- Mix and mingle with founders and connect with ecosystem builders making a difference across startup communities.
Check out our Startup of the Year House programming. Click through to RSVP for each individual event, please.
9 AM – 3 PM | Visit the LaunchKC Outpost in the Legacy Lounge (more detail to come).
11:30 AM – 2 PM | Startup of the Year Rooftop Pitch & BBQ presented by Established
Doors open at 11:30 at the Startup of the Year House. So, get there early, grab your plate, and get settled for Startup of the Year’s fast pitches from 25 of the most innovative companies from around the world.
Fireside Chat: Frank Gruber, Co-CEO, Established, with Andre Heeg, Head of Digital, Sandoz
4:30 PM – 7 PM | Startup of the Year SXSW Finals & Happy Hour presented by Sandoz
(Official SXSW Event)
Come back to Maggie Mae’s for happy hour, and watch the Top 5 startups from our fast-pitch lunch compete live in the Legacy Lounge for two fast-track spots to our fall competition. Guests will also be a part of the big Sandoz HACk Healthcare Access Challenge winner announcement!
Fireside Chat: Frank Gruber, Co-CEO, Established and Richard Francis, CEO, Sandoz
7 PM – 11 PM | Startup Night SXSW 2019 presented by Eventbrite (Official SXSW Event)
Meet 25 incredible startups from around the world as they showcase their products. Look for the Pledge 1% question when you RSVP, and learn how you can skip the line.
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the Startup of the Year House?
Yes, attendees must be 21 years of age to enter Maggie Mae’s.
Are these Official SXSW events?
The two Official SXSW events are Startup of the Year SXSW Finals & Happy Hour presented by Sandoz and Startup Night SXSW presented by Established.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please email Jessica@est.us with any questions.