South By Southwest Interactive News

Monday Feb 2nd, 2015

Compete in Startup Village's ReleaseIt at SXSW! Entry Deadline is February 6

Written by Aurora Blase

SXSW Interactive wants to recognize companies who are launching during or just before the festival by giving these deserving ventures a boost of exposure on their own ReleaseIt at SXSW stage in Startup Village on Friday, March 13, 2015.

ReleaseIt at SXSW is a fantastic event that allows companies...

Monday Feb 2nd, 2015

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Data & the Science of Leadership

Written by Megan Simpson

Core Conversation presenter of the Data and the Science of Leadership, Dan Chuparkoff, will arrive in Austin this March from Mountain View, California. Chuparkoff has been a software development leader for nearly 20 years, and has helped to evolve software teams, and the products that they build, to serve...

Friday Jan 30th, 2015

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Crowd Sharing – Crowdfunding and Sourcing in Games

Written by Megan Simpson

Crowdfunding is often hailed as a way to free developers from the shackles of publishers, and as a way to make very specific products for very specific audiences. However, what seems to be missing is ongoing dialogue about building this into a self-sustaining ecosystem of development where the crowd is...

Thursday Jan 29th, 2015

SXsports Session Warmup: The Democratization of Sports Commentary

Written by Aurora Blase

With tip-off for SXsports approaching rapidly, we spoke to André Pacheco, the Co-Founder of SecondMic, about his company, sports fanhood, and what he expects from SXsports for our first SXsports Session Warmup. In his panel The Democratization of Sports Commentary, Pacheco, along with Univision’s Eric Conrad, Mary...

Thursday Jan 29th, 2015

Tonight: Live Interview with Forbes and Robot Petting Zoo Organizer Desiree Matel-Anderson

Written by Aurora Blase

If you haven't perused the SXSW live schedule, then it's likely that you have missed a ton of awesome events that are to take place in March. One of those events is the Robot Petting Zoo which takes places March 15, 16 and 17 at the JW Marriott in...

Thursday Jan 29th, 2015

2015 Session Spotlight: The Cast of Community on Moving to Digital

Written by Sarah Garcia

SXSW is all about community. How is this for proof? On Sunday, March 15, the cast and creators of the hit show Community will talk about their move to Yahoo, as part of SXSW 2015 Convergence programming. They'll share details on Season 6, which premieres during SXSW, and tell...