Awards

Neil deGrasse Tyson named Speaker of the Event at SXSW 2014
Written by Hugh Forrest | March 12, 2014

Neil deGrasse Tyson Named Speaker of the Event: Watch His Acceptance Video!

After wowing a standing-room-only crowd on Saturday, March 8 with his keynote presentation about the importance of science, space and humanity, Neil deGrasse Tyson was named Speaker of the Event at the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival. Dr Tyson could not attend the SXSW Interactive Awards on Tuesday evening,...

Jessica Chobot will host the SXSW Interactive Awards on Tuesday evening, March 11
Written by Bobby Blanchard | March 11, 2014

Tuesday, March 11 at 6:00 pm: Attend the 2014 SXSW Interactive Awards!!

The SXSW Interactive Awards highlights the best innovators, creators and trend-setters of the online world. Presented by INNOCEAN, this event occurs tonight at 7 pm on the 6th Floor of the Downtown Austin Hilton. It is rare that this much talent and genius is all in one room,...

Joi Ito is the 2014 SXSW Interactive Hall of Fame inductee
Written by Hugh Forrest | March 10, 2014

Tuesday Evening, March 11: Joi Ito of the MIT Media Lab to be Inducted Into SXSW Interactive Hall of Fame

The SXSW Interactive Festival Hall of Fame honors trend-setters who have pushed the industry forward via a history of innovative thinking. In 2012, the first-ever Hall of Fame inductee was web design legend Jeffrey Zeldman. In 2013, the award went to danah boyd, an expert on social...

Check out the amazing class of 2014 SXSW Accelerator winners!
Written by Bobby Blanchard | March 10, 2014

Incredible Startup Talent at SXSW: Learn More about the 2014 Accelerator Winners

With so many great sessions at Startup Village centered around entrepreneurship, SXSW Interactive brings together founders from across the country and around the world. These founders also mean a lot to the City of Austin too — which has regularly cracked lists as one of the best cities for...

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