We’re inviting all early stage technology startups with new, disruptive products to apply for the 4th annual HATCH pitch at SXSW’s Startup Village.  Finalists will be selected to present 4-minute business plans to a panel of rock star judges in front of the SXSW audience on March 16th, 2015, in Austin, TX.

What is it Like Winning HATCH pitch?

“I was completely honored and humbled by the entire experience, and also surprised because you don’t ever walk into these things thinking you’re going to win. All you’re thinking is I’m going to do my absolute best and hope for the best,” said Divya Dhar, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Seratis, winner of HATCH pitch SXSW 2014.

“We now have five active pilot sites and are adding approximately one new pilot site per month.”

Seratis Co-founder and CEO, Divya Dhar winning 1st place in 2014 at SXSW.

Seratis Co-founder and CEO, Divya Dhar winning 1st place in 2014 at SXSW.

How Do I Become a Finalist?

Finalists for HATCH pitch are selected based on a range of criteria including how revolutionary the idea is, how the company is making life better, what’s great about the founders and team, and what’s the scalability of the product. 

YouEarnedIt CEO, Autumn Manning, presenting at HATCH pitch SXSW 2014.

YouEarnedIt CEO, Autumn Manning, presenting at HATCH pitch SXSW 2014.

If you’re out to make the world smarter, healthier, happier, faster, or safer, apply here before the December 30, 2014 deadline for the chance to appear on one of the most awesome technology stages in the world!