SXSW Accelerator Awards
Updated: Monday, March 10 2014, 10:53 AM CDT
The sixth annual SXSW Accelerator pitch event wrapped up Sunday night at the Downtown Austin Hilton with the First Annual SXSW Accelerator Awards.
Forty-eight companies from around the globe were selected as finalists. Each pitched their concept in front of a live audience and a panel of judges. The field of 48 was reduced to 18, and after another presentation, winners were announced in each of the six categories.
Since it began, $490 million in funding has gone to 71 companies who have participated in Accelerator.
Here are this year’s winners
Innovative World Technologies - Synbiota
Enterprise and Big Data Technologies - Trustev
Social Technologies - Samba.me
Entertainment and Content Technologies - Waygo
Wearable Technologies – Skully Helmets
Health Technologies – ThriveOn
For more info visit: http://sxsw.com/interactive/accelerator