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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 Corinna 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,...

At SXSW 2014, Brian Janosch leads a talk about creative people and good ideas
Written by Megan Simpson | February 3, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: How Creative People Arrive At Good Ideas

Brian Janosch doesn’t consider himself a “tech person,” but rather a creative who is excited to present at the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival this March. His speaking topic, “How Creative People Arrive At Good Ideas”, reflects an idea that hasn’t nearly been explored enough. Check out Janosch’s personal...