Texas Companies Presenting at Accelerator

Next Monday is the Accelerator event at SXSWi, where 20 companies will get a chance to pitch in front of a panel of influential people (and attendees).  Among the finalists are a few companies (40%) from Central Texas.

We should mention that Microsoft BizSpark is the title sponsor for this event, and AustinStartup is a network partner for BizSpark. In short, the program provides for free Microsoft development software for startups.

About Bryan Menell

Bryan is the Managing Editor for AustinStartup and the CEO of Mahana. He is a co-founder of Capital Factory, an investor and advisor, and runs the popular Austin Tech Happy Hour with his wife.


  1. […] was the first ever SXSW Accelerator, and the roster was packed with 40% Texas companies, which I thought was pretty cool. I didn’t know that the rotating panel of judges was scoring […]