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Mar 13, 2023

Reality Defender Wins 2023 SXSW Pitch Award

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Reality Defender is proud to have won the 2023 SXSW Pitch Competition in the Artificial Intelligence, Voice, & Robotics Technologies category.

The competition, which took place from March 10th to the 12th in Austin, Texas, brought together some of the most innovative and promising startups from around the world. Reality Defender emerged as the winner in our category, impressing the judges with our groundbreaking approach to deepfake and GenAI detection.

The judges at the SXSW Pitch Competition were impressed with the level of innovation and sophistication that we at Reality Defender achieved with our platform, noting that the company's AI-driven approach to deepfake detection has the potential to revolutionize the industry and provide much-needed protection against increasingly sophisticated threats.

After being announced as the winner, Co-Founder/CEO Ben Colman expressed his gratitude and excitement about the award and our time in Austin. "Winning SXSW Pitch is a great honor and a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team,” said Colman. “We believe that our unrivaled approach to deepfake and GenAI detection is the future, and we're excited to continue developing innovative technologies that will help keep people safe from this ever-growing threat."

Reality Defender's win at the SXSW Pitch Competition is a significant achievement in demonstrating our company's potential to make a real difference in the world. As deepfake and generative threats continue to evolve and become more sophisticated, innovative technologies from Reality Defender will play a crucial role in establishing a ground truth and shielding the world from dangerous deepfakes.

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