Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Inviting Local Companies to Win Free Pass to SXSW

WILMINGTON, N.C. -- UNCW’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, SXSW Interactive and Toler Law Group are partnering to offer five local interactive companies the chance to receive one free ticket/pass to the 2015 South by Southwest Interactive Festival March 13-17, 2015, in Austin, Texas. They are inviting interested parties to explain - in 272 words or less - a company's value proposition to earn a free ticket/pass to next year's festival.

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After narrowing down to the best 12 companies, a panel of judges will select the 5 winning companies during a "Tough Love pitch showcase" hosted by the CIE on Thursday, November 20.

Click here for the entry form or contact the UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship for more information.