The U.S. EMBASSY ATHENS, in collaboration with The Hellenic Initiativeand Austin-based International Accelerator, supported the participation of 24 Greek startup professionals in the SXSW Interactive 2016 Festival. During the Festival, the Greek Startup Delegation participated in an international pitching competition, with seven of participants listed in the Top 10 Startups out of 84 competitors. One of the startups, ERGON Foods, won second place! A Greek Booth at the SXSW Startup Expo hosted the Greek delegation, where they presented their products and services to an audience of more than 100,000 festival participants.
The #SXSW16GR initiative is part of our efforts to help Greek professionals make connections with U.S. counterparts and succeed in their fields. The U.S. Embassy also supported the participation of Greek professionals from the creative industries in SXSW 2016. With more than 1,500 workshops, panel discussions, and networking events, and over 15 trade shows and exhibitions, the SXSW Interactive Festival highlights new technologies and innovations in almost all fields. HuffPost Greece had exclusive coverage of the Greek Delegation at SXSW 2016.
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