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Written by Sonja Silkey | February 17, 2015

Startup Village Ping Pong Tournament on Friday, March 13th

The fourth annual Ping Pong Tournament is returning to Startup Village! The fierce competitors of the previous years are welcoming and accepting all new challengers. The Tournament embraces and encourages all kinds: professional pongers, novice players, and pure enthusiasts.

So, how do you become apart of this fabulous tradition?...

Mentor Sign Ups are now Live for Interactive, Film and Music!

Whether you're attending the Interactive Festival, Film or Music Conference, take the opportunity to engage in valuable one-on-one meetings with a range of experts and industry-leaders to gain insight and career enhancing tips by signing up with one (or more) of our Mentors!

SXSW is the land...

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Written by Danielle Zamora | February 16, 2015

Latino Tech Community Meet Up Draws Big Crowd to Mexi-Arte Museum

SXSW Interactive celebrated the power of creativity and the power of diversity on Thursday evening, February 12 at the first-ever Latino Tech Community Meet Up. Hosted by the Mexi-Arte Museum at 419 Congress in Downtown Austin, this event drew about 100 enthusiastic digital industry professionals to an eclectic space...

Don't Miss the SXAméricas Panels & Roundtable Discussions at SXSW 2015

SXAméricas - which promotes networking, ideas and new partnerships from Latino film, music, and technology leaders - is announcing all of its daytime programming for SXSW 2015!

Conference sessions include Bilingual Media: Latino Entertainment in the XXI Century, a discussion with industry leaders Frankie J. Alvarez (HBO's...

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Written by Megan Simpson | February 15, 2015

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Why You Need A Business Story And How To Create It

In 2014, David Sloly tasked himself with writing a guide that would explain the process for creating business stories. His Future15, Why You Need A Business Story And How To Create It will explain how stories impact decision-making, the types of business stories you can tell, and most...

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Written by Megan Simpson | February 15, 2015

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: A/B Testing at Scale – Minimizing UI Complexity

Product designers and developers won’t want to miss Chris Saint-Amant’s solo presentation, A/B Testing at Scale: Minimizing UI Complexity” at this year’s SXSW Interactive Festival. Saint-Amant’s talk takes a look at A/B testing, and it’s ability to enable you to take a data-driven approach to product design and...