The Basics of Startup Village
By consolidating much of what already happens at SXSW Interactive into one location, Startup Village allows current and future entrepreneurs to enjoy the convenience of one space for learning and networking with investors, technology trailblazers and other entrepreneurs.
Yes, SXSW Accelerator will be the showcased event within Startup Village. SXSW Accelerator is two days of Interactive programming happening on Monday, March 11 and Tuesday, March 12 (three days if you include Music Accelerator happening on Wednesday, March 13) focusing on the various key trends within technology as the event categories showcase innovative startup companies pitching their products and/or services to a panel of industry experts, early adopters, and representatives from the investment technology community. For more information about Accelerator click here.
The Startup Village programming at the Downtown Austin Hilton and happening on Friday, March 8 through Tuesday, March 12 is open to SXSW Interactive, Gold, and Platinum badge-holders.
Various startup events including SXSW Accelerator, panels, Meet Ups, lounges, pitch events, and mentoring / coaching sessions related to this unique group of startup, entrepreneur, investor, and cutting-edge digital taste-makers.
Industry leaders, technology innovators, investors, startups are some of the individuals who would benefit from participating in the SXSW Startup Village events.
Being Part of Startup Village
Deadline for proposal submission is Friday, September 14, 2012. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Proposals submitted after the September 14, 2012 deadline will be considered according to available space. Please contact us at email@example.com.
Proposals for the 2013 SXSW Interactive event were accepted via the PanelPicker from June 25, 2012 through July 20, 2012.
Registration opening and deadline for the Startup Village Ping Pong Tournament have yet to be announced but please keep checking back for more information.
Please contact Katie King at 512.467.7979 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Details, Details, Details
SXSW Interactive Startup Village events will be held on the fourth floor of the Austin Downtown Hilton (500 East 4th Street). Startup Village Satellite Events will be held at various locations around downtown Austin.
Programming for the SXSW Interactive Startup Village is still being determined; until the schedule is posted, email us at email@example.com for more information.
SXSW Music Startup Village and Accelerator will take place Wednesday, March 13 and all events will be held in the Austin Convention Center. SXSW Interactive Startup Village, Accelerator and Satellite events will take place Friday March 8 through Tuesday March 12, Startup Village and Accelerator programming will be held on the fourth floor of the Austin Downtown Hilton and Satellite Events will be held at various locations around downtown Austin.
More information on SXSW Music Startup Village can be found on the SXSW Music website, click here.
A Startup Village Satellite event is held away from the fourth floor of the Austin Downtown Hilton. Satellite events are included in the official Startup Village programming. All satellite events occur March 8 through March 12.
Contacting Startup Village
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org so we can direct you to the appropriate contact.