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Join us at the Startup of the Year House Rooftop at Maggie Mae’s at 11:30 AM on Sunday, March 10 for Fast-Pitches, Innovation & BBQ!
- Guests will see 25 of the most innovative startups from around the world fast pitch in front of 30 industry experts and investor judges.
- The Top 5 will be tallied and announced later that afternoon at our early-evening Happy Hour, where they’ll participate in the finals pitch competition, followed by our evening showcase celebration – two more don’t miss events (details below).
- Andre Heeg, Global Head Digital, Sandoz, will share insights into reimagining healthcare in the digital era and will preview Sandoz HACk – the company’s Healthcare Access Challenge, which invites entrepreneurs and innovators in the field of digital technology to submit inspirational ideas for driving access to healthcare.
- Mix and mingle with founders and connect with ecosystem builders making a difference across startup communities.
Come early as space is limited and will be first-come, first-served. You’ll want to grab a good spot to watch the pitches!
RSVP to other Startup of the Year House programming taking place throughout the day and evening.
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. Guest speaker: Andre Heeg, Global Head 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! Guest Speaker: 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.
Thank you 2019 Startup of the Year Rooftop Pitch & BBQ partner – Sandoz! Join us at 4:30 PM for the Startup of the Year Finals & Happy Hour presented by Sandoz, where guests will be a part of the Top 5 finalists pitching, Fast-Track Winners announcement, as well as the special announcement of the Sandoz HACk – Healthcare Access Challenge winner.
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
Yes, attendees must be 21 years of age.
What are the costs involved with the event?
The event is free and open to the public – this includes lunch (until it runs out). Guests will be allowed in on a first-come, first-served basis, so please arrive early.
Is this a badge-only event?
No, this event is not an official SXSW event.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please email Jessica@est.us with any questions.