|[July 24, 2014]
Two Bit Circus Takes Best Bootstrap Award at SXSW V2V's V2Venture Competition
LOS ANGELES --(Business Wire)--
Two Bit Circus (2BC), an engineering entertainment company that is
reimagining the world of play, took home the Best Bootstrap Award at the
second annual SXSW (News - Alert) V2Venture's pitch competition, that took place on
July 16, 2014 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
"We've done over 4M in revenue to date without raising a cent," said
Eric Gradman, CTO and co-founder of Two Bit Circus. "It's all come from
of the pockets of our happy customers. We're thrilled to be recognized
for this accomplishment."
V2Venture is a fast-paced pitch event geared to take the most innovative
startups through a rigorous review and rehearsal process before
unleashing them on a live audience and panel of esteemed judges. More
than 200 companies submitted to present at V2Venture.
Christine Herron (Intel Capital (News - Alert)) emceed the competition along with three
industry expert judges for each category.
Two Bit Circus is reimagining out-of-home entertainment and developing
new platforms that seamlessly combine invention, performance, and media
creation. These integrated platforms also provide a pathway for playful
learning. STEAM Carnival is a 2BC production launching October 22nd in
Los Angeles that connects games, fashion, and music with hands-on
learning to inspire kids of all ages to pursue STEAM: scence,
technology, engineering, art, and math.
"The caliber of finalists selected to participate in the second annual
V2Venture pitch competition were not only outstanding, but innovative
and clear leaders in their industries. We're happy to provide a platform
for these companies to take their products or services to the next
level," said SXSW V2Venture Event Producer, Chris Valentine.
For a complete list of V2Venture finalists and winners, visit the
following site: http://sxswv2v.com/v2venture
About Two Bit Circus
Two Bit Circus lives at the intersection of technology and spectacle.
Engineering entertainment that is imaginative and interactive, they blur
the line between physical and digital playgrounds to create a new world
of social amusement. Based in Los Angeles, this interdisciplinary team
of artists, engineers, educators, and entrepreneurs develop spectacular
productions with the goal to inspire, engage, and reinvent the way
people play and learn.
For more information: Like TwoBitCircus on Facebook, follow
@TwoBitCircus on Twitter (News - Alert), and visit www.twobitcircus.com
SXSW�V2V�is an extension and re-imagining of the
legendary�SXSW�experience with an emphasis on the creative spark that
drives entrepreneurial innovation. This four-day event brings the
startup and venture capital communities together with the creative
industries that have helped to make�SXSW�so special.�SXSW�V2V�serves
innovators and entrepreneurs from across all the industries at the core
of the SXSW�Family of events - technology, music, film, fashion, health,
education, sustainability, and more - as they learn the skills, make the
connections, and find the inspiration to take their ideas and talents to
the next level. This excitement-packed event takes place Sunday July 13,
2014 through Wednesday July 16, 2014 at The Cosmopolitan of�Las�Vegas
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