Millebot, an Orlando startup developing a mobile production platform for on-demand digital manufacturing, has been selected as one of the 79 startup finalists from around the world to pitch at the eleventh annual SXSW Pitch event in Austin on March 9 and 10. The startups will pitch in one of ten sectors of emerging technologyincludingAI, VR, blockchain, enterprise and smart data, entertainment, health and wearables, hyper-connected communities, social and culture, sports and performance data and transportation and delivery. Three other Florida startups were selected as finalists: Verapy (Tampa), BehaviorMe (Gainesville), and Bioverse (Miami). More information on SXSW Pitch finalists can be found here.
Over the past 11 years, SXSW Pitch has played a pivotal role in shaping the early-stage venture ecosystem. 453 startups have previously pitched and in a subsequent 1,112 financing events have closed on $5.4B in funding and acquisitions with a median capital raise by each participant of $2.3M. More data can be found at Pitchbook’s SXSW Pitch Report here.