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...

Thursday Mar 12th, 2015

Join Us Tonight at 7PM at the Dewey Community Service Awards!

Written by Megan Simpson

Landed in Austin early and looking for something to do tonight? Checkout the Dewey Winburne Community Service Awards at St. David’s Bethell Hall beginning at 7pm.

The Dewey Awards, named for Dewey Winburne, who worked to train at-risk youth in digital technologies, honors members of the digital...

Wednesday Feb 11th, 2015

Polls Closed! Thanks Gaming Community for Your Votes!

Written by Aurora Blase

The voting period for the 2015 SXSW Gaming Awards has officially ended with tens of thousands of votes flooding the ballots.

Entries for the awards began in August, 2014 and closed in December, 2014. After these entries were extensively reviewed by the SXSW Gaming Advisory Board, the final selections...