WHAT
STARTS
HERE
CHANGES
THE WORLD

Each spring, South by Southwest brings thinkers and doers from around the world to the doorstep of The University of Texas at Austin. In 2019, UT faculty, students, staff and alumni will be presenting on a wide range of topics. When you attend a Texas SXSW session, you’ll learn why we say, “What starts here changes the world.”

In addition to these sessions, the university is proud to present the 6th Annual SXSW PitchTexas competition — a startup competition for graduate students with $50,000 in prize money to the top three teams.

March 8 – 17, 2019

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March 4 – 7, 2019

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Explore our SXSW EDU Sessions

Graduate students from across the country will compete to impress and win over the savvy entrepreneur and venture-capitalist judges for up to $50,000 in cash prizes, bragging rights, and a chance to inspire the SXSW crowd. This is the sixth year for the PitchTexas competition at SXSW, started and run by the Texas McCombs MBA Entrepreneurship Society, a graduate student organization at The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business. Students and faculty get discounted tickets to SXSW.

This is the sixth year for the PitchTexas competition at SXSW, started and run by the Texas McCombs MBA Entrepreneurship Society, a graduate student organization at The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business.

Learn More About PitchTexas

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