The Decmber 3rd deadline for the Knight News Challenge has passed. Did you submit something in the “open” category? Do you have a startup/product that has or launched in the last year (or will launch soon).
If you’ve already written the application, why not check out the the December 10th deadline to enter the 2011 SXSW Accelerator presented by Microsoft BizSpark is just a week away. SXSW Accelerator returns on its third edition to showcase some of the web’s most exciting innovations like yours company. This event provides an outlet for companies to present their new online Entertainment products, Social networking applications, News related technologies, Music related technologies, Health technologies, or Innovative web-based technology services to a panel of industry experts, early adapters, and representatives from the Venture Capitalist community. Past example of judges have been Guy Kawasaki, Paul Graham of Y Combinator, Tim Chang of Norwest Venture Partners, Robert Scoble, Jeff Pulver of 140 Conference, Chris Shipley of Demo, Tom Conrad of Pandora to name a few. We invite your company to join us for this incredible event, as we highlight the technology market’s most impressive new innovations. Happening March 14-16, 2011 in Austin, Texas please apply to our event at http://sxsw.com/interactive/accelerator or if a music technology company visit http://sxsw.com/music/accelerator The application deadline is December 10, 2010.
Disclaimer: I’m advising the SXSW Accelerator this year.