Innovation Showcase

VidCon's Industry Track is excited to celebrate technology innovation in the online video industry! As part of our support for startups building creative new solutions, we are excited to bring back the Technology Innovation Showcase as part of VidCon's Industry Track this October.

VidCon will accept submissions from companies that are less than four years old and have raised less than $6M dollars. In the end, twelve worthy startups building leading-edge products to support the online video ecosystem, including creators, media companies, and other members of the ecosystem, will be selected to participate in this showcase at VidCon US 2021.

Each selected company will receive a 6-minute presentation on one of the Industry Track stages as well as a demonstration area on VidCon's Industry Track with access to power and complimentary WiFi.

Each company will receive two complimentary Industry Track tickets and should commit to staffing their demonstration table with two representatives during the Industry Track's open hours: Friday, October 22 from 9 AM (PT) to 6 PM (PT) and Saturday, October 23 from 9 AM (PT) to 6 PM (PT).

General Rules:
– Participants must

  • Be 18 years or older
  • Reside in the US
  • Be a technology platform and not a service based company. Examples of companies/technologies that would qualify: Clipisode, Pub (the Patreon of licensing), Cinemaker.
  • Be less than four years old and have raised less than $6M dollars in investment.
  • Agree to staff their demonstration with two people for both days of the Industry Track.
  • Contest open to US residents only.

For a complete list of rules, please see our official contest rules here.

Submissions for the Innovation Showcase will be open from July 6 to August 20 at 11:59 PM (PT). To view official rules please click here.