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LBS start-up the only British finalist at the SXSW Accelerator competition

AssetVault (The smart way to log and protect your assets) was selected as a finalist in the Fintech category for the ninth annual SXSW Accelerator competition. The accelerator is the marquee event of South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals (March 10-19, 2017) Startup Village®, where leading startups from around the world showcase some of the most impressive new tech innovations to a panel of hand-picked judges and a live audience. Out of the more than 500 companies who applied to present at SXSW Accelerator, AssetVault was selected out of 50 finalists in ten different categories.

The two-day event will be held the first weekend of SXSW Conference and Festivals, Saturday, March 11 through Sunday, March 12, on the third floor of the Downtown Austin Hilton. The pitch competition will then culminate with the SXSW Accelerator Awards Ceremony on Sunday evening, March 12, where winning startups from each category will be announced and honored. The Accelerator competition will feature finalists across the following ten categories: Augmented and Virtual Reality, Enterprise and Smart Data, Entertainment and Content, Health and Wearables, Innovative World, Payment and FinTech, Security and Privacy, Social and Culture, Sports, and Transportation.

AssetVault will present alongside four other companies in the Fintech Category at Austin, Texas on 12 March, 2017.

“We are super excited to be selected as the only British startup in the Fintech category. Our mission is to put people in control of their assets and protect them on their terms. It will be a fantastic opportunity to learn from some of the best mentors and judges in the world” said co-founder and CEO, Vishnu Chundi MBA2017

For more information about SXSW Accelerator and to view the complete list of finalists, visit the following site: http://www.sxsw.com/interactive/awards/accelerator.