Sunday, Mar 13, 2016

Eighth Annual SXSW Accelerator Winners Announced!

“What differentiates you from the competition?” is a question that often stumps startups while explaining ways they are trying to both attract customers and entice investors. Fortunately for many of the 18 companies pitching in the final round at the eighth annual SXSW Accelerator. Congratulations to this year's six Grand...

Friday, Mar 11, 2016

Kickoff SXSW Interactive with ReleaseIt at SXSW Pitch Competition

Written by Megan Collyer

Looking for an interesting start to your SXSW Interactive experience? Look no further than the 2016 ReleaseIt pitch competition, happening in Startup Village. Join us today, Friday, March 11, from 11:00 am–12:00 pm and 12:30 pm–1:30 pm in Salon B of the Hilton Austin Downtown to watch ten cutting-edge startup...

Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016

David Carr Prize for Emerging Writers: Meet the Finalists

SXSW held an open call for essays for our first-ever David Carr Prize for Emerging Writers this winter and were met with an overwhelmingly outstanding showing of interest. Through this contest, we strive to honor and celebrate the friendship and contributions of David Carr over the years. Carr brought some...