In order to be eligible to compete, at least one current founder (two maximum) must be present in Austin for the competition on March 14th during SXSW. Also, businesses with more than $500,000 in previous funding, or over $100,000 in MRR will not be considered for the competition. There is no specific vertical requirement for startups to compete. We accept early stage ideas from all categories.
Semifinalists will be announced by January 22nd at 5PM. Best of luck!