Five startups were selected to showcase their innovative products and services to South by Southwest (SXSW), the leading conference and festival in the U.S. devoted to the convergence of the music, film, and digital industries.

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Five European startups that have benefited from European Commission funded programs will showcase in the EU@SXSW Demo Deck. The companies, part of the Startup Europe ecosystem, were selected using the Commission’s new ‘Innovation Radar’, a tool focused on the identification of high potential innovations and key innovators.

Meet the startups :

  • I2 Media Research (United Kingdom)
  • Peracton Ltd (Ireland)
  • Realeyes – Emotional Intelligence (United Kingdom, Hungary, Estonia)
  • Wappsto (Denmark)
  • Videodock- Online Video Experiences (Netherlands)

Startup Europe @ SXSW

Startup Europe Initiative (@StartUpEU) and the Innovation Radar (@InnoRadarEU) will be featured in a special breakfast discussion jointly organised by EU@SXSW and Capital Factory, Center of Gravity for Entrepreneurs in Texas. The discussion will be followed by pitches from the five 2018 EU@SXSW Startups.

Details on the session and registration link.

About EU@SXSW

EU@SXSW is organized by the Delegation of the European Union to the United States. It aims to engage stakeholders on issues of importance to the EU, such as the Digital Single Market initiative, and foster closer transatlantic collaboration.

Launched in 2017, EU@SXSW is the go-to place for a European perspective on cutting-edge technologies, creative thinking and innovation. It hosts a number of activities running in parallel: panel discussions, film screenings, startup demonstrations, and general networking.

Details on the agenda.

About SXSW

With over 75,000 registered attendees and an additional 100,000 unofficial participants, South by Southwest (SXSW) is the leading conference and festival in the U.S. devoted to the convergence of the music, film, and digital industries. SXSW is known for bringing together a unique blend of industry representatives and political influencers for discussions about emerging technology and the policy challenges that it poses. The conference is widely attended by digital industry players as well as policy thought leaders and government officials.