SXSW Accelerator: Enterprise & Big Data Tech
SXSW Accelerator pitch event presented by Oracle is a platform to allow early stage technology startups to pitch their product and/or services to industry technology experts, high profiled media personnel, and Venture Capitalists / Angel Investors. Eight companies within the Enterprise & Big technologies category will dazzle a live audience, panel of three judges and co-emcees with their ideas, innovations, product and/or service on Saturday, March 8. Three of those eight companies will be asked to return on day two, Sunday, March 9, to present to a new group of co-emcees and judges. A grand prize winner for each category will be selected at the end of day two as part of the evening SXSW Accelerator Awards Ceremony.
The Enterprise and Big Data Technologies category encompasses applications and technologies that facilitate comprehension and application of information. These startups seek to improve productivity and management of data, analytics, text, documents, and engagement for business and individual use.
Fieldwire - www.fieldwire.net
San Francisco, CA
Fieldwire is a mobile productivity platform for construction and maintenance workers. Users in the field can record, share and track tasks in real time, geotagged directly over their blueprints (think of it as Jira for the physical world).
Map-D - www.map-d.com
Map-D is a GPU database that drives interactive big data analytics and visualizations in real time. Soon to be open source, Map-D is SQL-enabled and runs 100GB+ datasets 1000s of times faster than other platforms.
Shelfbucks - www.shelfbucks.com/
Shelfbucks allows Shoppers within physical stores to request real-time incentives from Retailers and Brands. Targeted offers are delivered to a shopper's mobile phone when they tap their phone on one of several Shelfbucks beacon located on retail shelves.
Trustev - www.trustev.com
Cork City, Ireland
Trustev provides real time, online identity verification to eliminate fraud and increase revenues for retailers in a simple to integrate, low cost platform. We focus on opening up commerce opportunities instead of shutting them down with antiquated rules based decisioning.