Awards

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...

Wednesday Mar 18th, 2015

Buzz Screenings & Feature Film Grand Jury Winners: Wednesday, March 18

Written by Christina Wiese

Phew, we’ve finally made it to Day 6 of SXSW Film! So what's on the agenda for today? In addition to our two Buzz Screenings, you'll also have the chance to catch the Narrative and Documentary Feature Grand Jury Winners tonight at the Topfer. And of course, don't forget that...

Sunday Mar 15th, 2015

Congratulations to the Seventh Annual SXSW Accelerator Winners!

Written by Aurora Blase

“How can you change consumer behavior?” is a question that often stumps startups as they try to explain ways to attract the ideal customer for their paradigm-shifting products. Fortunately for many of the 18 companies pitching in the final round at the seventh annual SXSW Accelerator presented by Oracle, the...

Saturday Mar 14th, 2015

SXSW Accelerator Round 2 Finalists Announced

Written by Aurora Blase

During the seventh annual SXSW Accelerator, Sir Mix-A-Lot, founder of Rhyme Cartel Records, shared some advice for entrepreneurs: sometimes the boldest avenue founders can pursue is a reimagining of their product to take advantage of new business opportunities.

Overall, the Oracle-presented pitch competition allowed 48 startups representing the best of...

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