March 2016, Austin, TX - The SXSW Accelerator is perhaps the most coveted startup competition in the world, bringing together leading startups from every continent to present their innovations to a live audience and panel of experts. 
From the thousands of companies competing, finalists were chosen across six categories: “Enterprise and Smart Data,” “Entertainment and Content,” “Innovative World Technology,” “Health and Wearables,” “Payment and Fintech,” and “Virtual Reality.” 
MeWe received accolades as the next-gen social network was named a 2016 Start-Up of the Year Finalist for Innovative World Technology. This is a remarkable honor for the company that has the inventor of the Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee on its Advisory Board, and is known as “the privacy revolution!”
“SXSW Accelerator is without a doubt the place to witness the most innovative startups pitch their ideas for solving some of today’s most challenging problems through technology" said SXSW Accelerator Event Producer Chris Valentine. “In the past seven years, we’ve seen some amazing companies compete, with more than 65% receiving funding in excess of $2.6 billion and 13% of them acquired by Google, Apple, Huffington Post and more.” 


MeWe is the next-gen social network, private chat, and group sharing app, for both consumers (MeWe) and enterprises (MeWePRO), that solves the privacy problem. MeWe has No Ads. No Tracking. No Algorithms. No BS. MeWe’s Privacy Bill Of Rights also creates transparency, protecting their users and ensuring that private information shared on the site is not subject to tracking or data mining.
Available on iOS, Android, and desktop, MeWe has cutting-edge features including a unique custom camera with filters, disappearing pics & video, next-gen voice messaging, secret chat with encryption, personal social cloud, multiple/custom group profiles, private and open groups, industry-leading GIF and meme generator, 1,800+ emojis and more. 
“MeWe is free for members and has an outstanding revenue model, debunking the myth that a web company has to spy on and track members to make money. MeWe members are in total control of their content and data, and there is no big brother surveillance, manipulation of your newsfeed, or censorship just because your opinion is different than mine,” says Mark Weinstein, MeWe Founder and CEO. 
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