SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx Awards Ceremony

SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx Awards Ceremony

SXSW Pitch Awards Ceremony presented by Cyndx is where you can see the world’s top startups that have emerged as the best of the best at the 2019 SXSW Pitch Event. After two days of pitches, our judges will select a winner from each category.

Emcees for our Awards Ceremony

Andrew Hyde
Head of Community
Origin Protocol

Andrew is a technologist that has roots in design. He started Startup Weekend which reached half a million participants and 162 countries around the world. He works in cryptocurrency

Lisandra Rickards
Chief Entrepreneurship Officer
Branson Centre Caribbean

Lisandra Rickards is Chief Entrepreneurship Officer at the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship – Caribbean, the region’s leading business accelerator for scale-up entrepreneurs.Lisandra has developed and delivered scaled initiatives to over 2,500 Caribbean entrepreneurs and counting. She has also spearheaded the Centre’s strategy to support growth stage entrepreneurs towards investment, raised funding for the expansion of the Centre’s mission, and relocated its headquarters from Montego Bay to the business hub of Kingston. She holds an MBA with Honors from Harvard Business School.

Special Awards

Best Bootstrap
Best Speed Pitch
Best in Show

Category Winners

Artificial Intelligence
Augmented & Virtual Reality
Enterprise & Smart Data
Entertainment & Content
Health & Wearable
Hyper-Connected Communities
Social & Culture
Sports & Performance Data
Transportation & Delivery

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

Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Event Type: Special Event