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SXSW Accelerator is the centerpiece of Startup Village
Written by Maria Alonso | January 22, 2014

2014 SXSW Accelerator Finalists Revealed: Startups Rock Austin in March!

For the 2014 SXSW Accelerator pitch competition presented by Oracle, more than 500 web-based companies applied for their chance to shine at Startup Village. We are excited to announce that the finalists who will pitch on Saturday, March 8 and Sunday, March 9 at the Hilton Austin...

Attend the FREE Dewey Winburne Community Service Awards on March 6
Written by Tammy Lynn Gilmore | January 22, 2014

Thursday, March 6: Add the Dewey Winburne Community Service Awards to Your SXSW Calendar!

Curious to meet the next generation of those who are making a difference in their communities? If so, then join us for the FREE, open-to-the-public Dewey Winburne Community Service Awards ceremony happening on March 6 at 7pm in downtown Austin. Add it to your calendar so you'll be sure to attend the kickoff "socially conscious" event happening the...

Eric Carvin explores the ethics of social news at SXSW Interactive 2014
Written by Megan Simpson | January 22, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Accurate, Fair and Safe - The Ethics of Social News

The SXSW Festival has a reputation for being at the forefront of digital innovation and exploration. The 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival is no exception, and will feature more than 800 sessions. Today’s installment of the Session Spotlight features “Accurate, Fair and Safe: The Ethics of Social News” a...

So many amazing featured speakers at SXSW Interactive 2014
Written by Hugh Forrest | January 21, 2014

So Many Incredible Featured Speakers at SXSW Interactive 2014!

Keynote speakers for the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival include Austin Kleon, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Anne Wojcicki and Adam Savage. This impressive lineup is matched only in quality by the list of Featured Speakers appearing in Austin this March. These Featured Speakers range from Andy Cohen to ...

At SXSW 2014, learn the future of biometrics from Skooks Pong
Written by Megan Simpson | January 21, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: The Future of Biometrics

This March, industry experts from around the world will speak on more than 800 sessions at the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival. Today’s installment of the Session Spotlight features Skooks Pong’s (@skookspong) solo presentation, “The Future of Biometrics”.

SXSW: What will your session at SXSW address?
Pong:...

Gadi Ben-Yehuda talks superheroes, power and privacy at SXSW 2014
Written by Megan Simpson | January 21, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Power and Privacy - What Superheroes Can Teach Us

Spanning the course of five days this March, the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival will feature more than 800 sessions, including several about privacy concerns in today’s digital world. Today’s installment of the Session Spotlight features an interesting spin on this topic, with a solo presentation by Gadi Ben-Yehuda ...

Mindy Kaling Infuses Her Humor into SXSW on Sunday, March 9

Queen of Comedy Mindy Kaling, creator and star of Fox's The Mindy Project, infuses her humor into SXSW Interactive on Sunday, March 9 at 11:00 am.

Actress, comedian, writer, and producer – this young showrunner has proven there's nothing she can't do. Building her audience through her role as...