SXSW Accelerator returns for its fifth edition to showcase some of the web’s most exciting innovations – do you know a company that could be one? This event provides an outlet for companies to present their new online entertainment and gaming products, social, mobile, innovative web, news, music, or health technology to a panel of industry experts, early adopters, and representatives from the Angel / VC community. Past judges have included Tim Draper of DFJ, Chris Hughes of Facebook and Jumo, Paul Graham of Y Combinator, Craig Newmark of Craiglist, Robert Scoble of Rackspace and Scobleizer, Jeff Pulver of #140 Conference, Chris Shipley of Demo and Guidewire, Tim O’Reilly of O’Reilly Media and Tom Conrad of Pandora to name a few. If you have a startup in the works, I could encourage you to think about applying pronto. The application deadline is Friday, November 9 , and the event itself will be March 11-13, 2013 in Austin, Texas. Please apply at http://sxsw.com/interactive/startupvillage/accelerator or if you are a music technology companies visit http://sxsw.com/music/startupvillage/accelerator
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