2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

SXSW Accelerator: Health and Wearable Technologies (1)

Saturday, March 12
3:30PM - 4:30PM

Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
500 E 4th St

SXSW Accelerator pitch event presented by 24/7 Intouch 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 Health and Wearable 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 12. Three of those eight companies will be asked to return on day two, Sunday, March 13, 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 Health and Wearable Technologies category focuses on human-centric health applications and technologies that connect the “health optimizer” and those with illnesses, their care teams, primary and...

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Chris Kay



Jody Holtzman at SXSW

Jody Holtzman

SVP Thought Leadership


Jody Holtzman is SVP of Thought Leadership for AARP, where his group focuses on stimulating innovation in the market that benefits people over 50. This involves areas such as the future of technolo...

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Leslie Bottorff at SXSW

Leslie Bottorff

Managing Dir, GE Ventures Healthcare

GE Ventures

Leslie Bottorff, Managing Director with GE Ventures, specializes in investments in digital health, healthcare IT, medical device technology and emerging business models. Leslie joined GE Ventures ...

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