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Saturday, March 14 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
SXSW Accelerator: Wearable Technologies 2

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SXSW Accelerator pitch event presented by Oracle is a platform to allow early stage technology startups to pitch their product and/or services to industry technology experts, high profiled media personnel, and Venture Capitalists / Angel Investors.
Eight companies within the Wearable Technologies category will dazzle a live audience, panel of three judges and co-emcees with their ideas, innovations, product and/or service on Saturday, March 14. Three of those eight companies will be asked to return on day two, Sunday, March 15 to present to a new group of co-emcees and judges. A grand prize winner for each category will be selected at the end of day two as part of the evening SXSW Accelerator Awards Ceremony.
The Wearable Technologies category focuses on technology worn on, in, or around the body. As this major technology cycle advances we are seeking all types of wearable products that advance human performance and wellness, as well as those involved in apparel, accessories, fashion and lifestyle.
Finalist for this session include:
Pittsburgh, PA
SolePower is turning you into your own power source with their EnSoles: energy harvesting insoles that charge your mobile devices using your footsteps. Every step you take is a step closer to a full battery!
Sunnyvale, CA
WiActs offers a stylish multifactor authentication wearable device ( in a form of a ring) that provides unique authentication credentials for the bearer. This local authentication solution extremely enhances security while improving user experience and respecting users' privacy.
Stockholm, Sweden
Tinitell is a wristphone and GPS-tracker for kids. It’s durable, water-resistant and designed in Sweden. Our mission is to enable outside play with a connected device. Tinitell is a back to basics phone for kids that like to play outside!
Waverly Labs
New York, NY
Waverly Labs is developing a smart earpiece for the connected professional, designed as a personal assistant, advanced communication tool for groups and teams, and a universal language translation device.
For an entire list of 2015 SXSW Accelerator Finalist go to http://sxsw.com/interactive/2015-sxsw-accelerator-finalists

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Adam D'Augelli

Principal, True Ventures
Adam D’Augelli is a Principal at True Ventures. True works with promising entrepreneurs at the earliest stages in the technology market providing hands-on management support to guide portfolio companies through the challenges of early growth. Prior to True, Adam ran Perfect Wave... Read More →
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Don Dodge

Developer Advocate, Google
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Leah Hunter

Writer, Fast Company

Nadeem Kassam

CEO, BioBeats

Sonny Vu

CEO & Founder, Misfit
Founder of Misfit, makers of award-winning wearable and smart home products, including Shine and Flash, elegant activity and sleep monitors, and Bolt, a smart color-changing bulb. Founder of AgaMatrix, makers of the world's first iPhone-connected hardware medical device, and 15+ other... Read More →

Michael Yang

Managing Dir, Comcast Ventures

Saturday March 14, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Hilton Austin Downtown Salon J 500 E 4th St

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