presented by Austin Energy & Austin Technology Incubator

SXSW Eco Startup Speed Pitches

Mar 10, 2017 | 2:00pm – 3:00pm CT
SXSW Eco Startup Speed Pitches


Karl Popham

Austin Energy

This fast-paced showcase features pitches from a group of diverse and talented entrepreneurs making an impact in the areas of Energy, Water, Food + Ag, IoT + Software, Social Impact and Reuse + Recycling. These companies demonstrate the power of innovation to change the way we produce and consume the most crucial resources for life.

Ascendant Dx— Early breast cancer detection using tears
Biorealize— Design, test, culture & biology: anywhere
Grow Bioplastics— Waste-based biodegrading plastic for ag
Miraculum— Fireproofing the world, safely
Crystal Clear Technologies— Reclaiming water, naturally
Farm from a Box— An off-grid toolkit for tech-powered ag
Nutrient Recovery & Upcycling— Fertilizers from wastewater
Smarter Sorting— Collecting + connecting waste stream data
Solstice Initiative— Solar for every American
Sutro— Water monitoring with sensors and cloud analytics
The Tycycler— Non-motorized tire recycler for informal waste workers in Africa

The SXSW Eco Startup Showcase is a pitch competition featuring top impact companies from around the world. The event is a launching pad for the latest innovations set to positively impact society and the environment, and serves as a place of discovery for investors, corporations, city and federal government officials, foundations and media outlets.


Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Pitch Event
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner