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Sunday, March 10 • 9:30am - 10:30am
HATCH Startup Pitch Competition Part 1

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HATCH: The pitch competition for tech startups with revolutionary ideas. Join our well-connected audience as the first group of finalists present their business plans and receive feedback from esteemed entrepreneur, corporate, angel, and venture investor judges. The audience weighs in with comments and votes using mobile and web.
The program spans three SXSW sessions providing networking opportunities with fans, team members, mentors, advisors, and investors.

Finalists are selected from a pool of applicants from around the world. They prepare awesome pitches with education and coaching from experts to refine their business models and presentations. Judges select winners after hearing all the presentations. Prizes include hosting services, investor meetings, media exposure, office space, consultations, and mentoring. HATCH alumni have raised funds and generally kicked ass. HATCH features startups from technology accelerators and incubators.
Come see the best of the best!
View official listing on sxsw.com


Ken Jones

DirectorUniversity Of Houston
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Kerry Rupp

Managing PartnerDreamIt VenturesKerry Rupp is CEO at DreamIt Ventures. She manages the organization’s operations and fundraising efforts and leads the Austin program. Before DreamIt, Kerry was a marketing and strategy consultant to senior executives at AllRecipes, ReadersDigest... Read More →
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Marc Weiser

Managing DirRPM Ventures
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Joel Yarmon

InvestorDraper AssociatesJoel served as Technology Director for the United States Senate Commerce Committee, advising Senators on technology legislation and policy. Joel also co-founded an IT consulting startup, Iceware Technologies, where he specialized in wireless application i... Read More →

Sunday March 10, 2013 9:30am - 10:30am CDT
Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon D

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