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As part of Startup Takeover, a competition of innovative startups hosted by Holonis, Inc. during SXSW, one participant, Diggen, will give three fast-talking entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch a top Silicon Valley Investor in the first-ever "Tweet to Founder Hotseat" competition.

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