Awards

Wednesday Jul 22nd, 2015

2015 V2Venture Pitch Competition Winners Revealed!

Written by Jessica Cox

Congratulations to all of the winners of the third annual SXSW V2Venture pitch competition! Leah Hunter (Fast Company) and Mohanjit Jolly (DFJ) emceed the competition as contestants went head-to-head to prove they were the most exciting new innovations across five categories. Special thanks to our esteemed panel of judges,...

Friday Jul 10th, 2015

Startups Get Discovered at SXSW Accelerator – Enter Yours Today!

Written by Aurora Blase

For the 2016 event, the SXSW Accelerator pitch competition returns for its eighth year. Happening on Saturday, March 12 and Sunday, March 13, the two-day competition gives stage to the most cutting-edge, innovative startups from around the world.

Finalists will have the opportunity to pitch their project in front...

Wednesday Jul 8th, 2015

Creators and Innovators: Enter your Project to the Interactive Innovation Awards

Written by Aurora Blase

Have you been working on the latest innovation and want the opportunity to tell the world? Enter your project for the chance to be honored for your creativity at the 2016 Interactive Innovation Awards.

The 19th annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards will showcase the most exciting tech developments, including...

Monday Jul 6th, 2015

Nominations for Dewey Winburne Community Service Award Open Through August 7

Every year in March, SXSW honors 10 amazing people serving their communities in different ways in honor of SXSW Interactive co-founder, Dewey Winburne.

Winburne was many things to many people in the Austin community: a family man, a teacher, a visionary, a connector and an innovator. We're reaching out...

Tuesday Jun 30th, 2015

Trends at SXSW 2016: Continued Strong Focus on Startups

Written by Hugh Forrest

SXSW Interactive provides a great platform for both reflecting current tech industry trends as well as launching new ones. The continued rise of the startup ecosystem is one the many trends that we predict will be very prominent in March 2016 in Austin. Much of this startup-related focus will...

Monday Jun 29th, 2015

SXSW Interactive Honors Innovation! Enter Your Project for the 2016 Event

Written by Aurora Blase

SXSW Interactive is now accepting applicants for the Interactive Innovation Awards, Accelerator Awards, ReleaseIt at SXSW, Gaming Awards and nominations for community do-gooders to honor at the Dewey Winburne Community Service Awards.

Have you been working on the next big advancement in the digital industry? Are you a part of...

Monday Jun 15th, 2015

The Results Are In: Finalists Selected for 2015 V2Venture Competition

Written by Jessica Cox

Over 200 companies applied to compete at V2Venture, but only 25 could make it to the big stage. Introducing the V2Venture finalists facing off in this special SXSW V2V pitch competition. This group represents some of the most innovative startups from Enterprise and Smart Data Technologies, Entertainment and Content...

Tuesday Mar 24th, 2015

2015 Grulke Prize Winners - Leon Bridges, Courtney Barnett, and Spoon

Written by Linda Park

Leon Bridges, Courtney Barnett, and Spoon have been named as winners of the third annual Grulke Prize at SXSW 2015.

The Prize, awarded in three categories, was developed in honor of our friend and colleague, Creative Director Brent Grulke, who passed away on August 13, 2012.

Brent had a...

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