Interactive News

Bitcoin Boom at SXSW: Fred Ehrsam of Coinbase Talks With Rolfe Winkler on Monday, March 10

Fred Ehrsam, co-founder of Coinbase, joins Rolfe Winkler of WSJD for an engaging conversation on the evolution and future of Bitcoin on Monday, March 10 at 12:30pm in Ballroom D.

Coinbase, known to many as the most well respected bitcoin wallet service, supports 890,000 consumer wallets, serves 22,000...

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: The New Augmented Order - Gov & Augmented Reality

Describing SXSW as an “intellectually curious Disney World,” Christian Doolin will travel to this year’s 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival from Washington, DC. His panel (and the focus of this installment of the Session Spotlight) is titled, “The New Augmented Order: Gov & Augmented Reality.” Read on to learn more...

Awesome turnout at the SXSW Community Meet Up in Austin on February 3
Written by Danielle Zamora | February 4, 2014

SXSW Community Meet Up Recap from Austin: Great Way to Close the 2014 Networking Tour!

That’s a wrap for our pre-event Community Meet Ups tour! Last night, digital creatives from the Austin area braved the (surprisingly) cold Texas weather to network and talk all things SXSW! Great conversations were had and connections were made in anticipation for SXSW Interactive in March. As well, the...

Check out the finalists for the 2014 SXSW Interactive Awards
Written by Andrew McNeill | February 3, 2014

Finalists for the SXSW Interactive Awards Revealed: Recognizing the Industry’s Top New Talent

We are very excited to bring you the finalists of the 2014 SXSW Interactive Awards. All finalists are digital projects that were launched or completely redesigned in 2013, with the exception of those in the Classic category.

The winning entry in each of the 15 categories listed below will...

Crowd at Startup Village 2013 - Photo by Sean Mathis
Written by Cori Burford | February 3, 2014

SXSW Welcomes Brazilian Delegation to Startup Village

SXSW 2014 will welcome a first-time national delegation from Brazil, made up of the best and brightest from Brazil’s creative economy.

Last year, Brazil launched a country-wide initiative to support regional accelerators and fund some 100 startups with an investment of BR$100,000 each. From online B2B markets to geolocation to...

Joi Ito speaks at SXSW Interactive on Friday, March 7
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 3, 2014

The SXSW Interactive Featured Session Feature: Joi Ito of the MIT Media Lab

Featured Sessions at the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival showcase some of the world’s most innovative thinkers. Today’s installment of the Featured Session Feature focuses on Joi Ito of the MIT Media Lab. At SXSW, he will be part of the “Future of Making” session on Friday afternoon,...