SXSW Accelerator and Interactive Awards: Entry Deadline Extended to Sunday, November 11

Written by Sarah Garcia | November 9, 2012
<span class="caption right"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/image/AcceleratorAllWinners_JayConlon.png" width="220" height="147" alt="Accelerator winners by Jay Conlon" title="Accelerator winners by Jay Conlon" class="image-medium" />Accelerator winners by Jay Conlon</span>If you're still running late, have no fear. Deadlines for two of SXSW Interactive's premiere competitions have been extended through the weekend. Companies now have until 11:59 pm (CST) Sunday, November 11 to enter the <a href=" http://sxsw.com/interactive/startupvillage/accelerator/enter">2013 SXSW Accelerator</a> Presented by Microsoft BizSpark and the <a href="http://sxsw.com/interactive/awards/about">2013 SXSW Interactive Awards</a>. This gives you a couple more days to register for SXSW Accelerator, the event that provides an unparalleled showcase for companies from around the globe to present new online products and services. Conceived to showcase the internet's most cutting-edge creations before a live audience of industry professionals, venture capitalists, and tech trendsetters, SXSW Accelerator enables entrepreneurial visionaries to unveil their innovations one step ahead of the game. Participants can enter under the following categories: Innovative Web Technologies, Mobile Technologies, Health Technologies, Social Technologies, Entertainment and Gaming Technologies, and News Technologies. Music related entries must apply to the <a href="http://sxsw.com/music/startupvillage/accelerator">SXSW Music Accelerator</a> session. The <a href="http://sxsw.com/interactive/awards/about">SXSW Interactive Awards</a> is a competition that uncovers the best new digital work, from mobile and tablet apps to websites and installations. The Interactive Awards celebrate those people who are building tomorrow's online trends. For more on the competition, check out the <a href="http://sxsw.com/interactive/awards/faq">Interactive Awards FAQ page</a>, browse through <a href="http://sxsw.com/interactive/awards/categories">the competition's categories</a> and then <a href="https://cart.sxsw.com/products/show?product_code=webapp">enter your latest project</a>. *Contributed by Andrew McNeil and Chris Valentine*