News and Updates

SXSW V2V 2014 Sneak Peek: Announcing Four Confirmed Workshops

Earlier this week, community voting began on over 200 SXSW V2V proposals submitted to PanelPicker. Amongst these entries, we pulled four exceptional workshops to accept ahead of our May 21st announcement. See below for more details on each of these valuable sessions that will be held July 13-16 at...

The Acoustic Cafe + SongCraft Presents Session at SXSW Music 2014
Written by Rory Burbeck | April 23, 2014

Acoustic Cafe + SongCraft Presents The Subway Sessions at SXSW 2014

It seems like a simple thing. Bring songwriters together to write a new song. It happens in Nashville cubicles, NYC coffee shops and the back of cars and vans every day. But our idea was a bit different. Amidst the biggest exposition of songs in North America, isolate a songwriter...

John Maeda will keynote SXSW V2V 2014, which occurs July 13-16 in Las Vegas
Written by Hugh Forrest | April 23, 2014

SXSW V2V Keynote Speaker John Maeda Talks Creativity and Self-Confidence

The career arc of John Maeda includes stops at some of the geek world’s most lofty venues and institutions. Currently a Design Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, he also chairs the eBay Design Advisory Council, serves on the boards of Sonos and Wieden+Kennedy, and is a member...

Read Lawton Ursrey's account in Forbes of SXSW lessons learned
Written by Hugh Forrest | April 22, 2014

Press About the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival: Forbes Calls It a Concentrated Learning Experience

Thousands of representatives from electronic and traditional media outlets descend on Austin every spring to report on all the creativity, innovation and inspiration that happens at the SXSW Interactive Festival. Other content about the event is published via personal and company blog posts.

One of our favorite recap essays comes...