South By Southwest Interactive News

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016

We Had a Blast at SXSW Gaming's Biggest Year Yet! [Recap]

Written by Estevan Aviles

SXSW Gaming, originally titled the ScreenBurn Arcade, has been a major staple of SXSW ever since its rebranding in 2012. Nearly doubling in growth every year since then, we’ve really shown the world how great gaming can be and just how important of an impact it has across the converging...

Friday, Apr 22, 2016

Silicon Valley: Making the World a Better Place at SXSW 2016 [Video]

Written by Jordan Roberts

Watch Silicon Valley cast members Thomas Middleditch, Zach Woods, Martin Starr and Josh Brener, joined by executive producers Mike Judge and Alec Berg, during their SXSW 2016 panel "Silicon Valley: Making the World a Better Place" moderated by writer and filmmaker Steven Leckart.

Friday, Apr 22, 2016

Startup Leadership as a Ticket to Success [Recap]

During the 2016 SXSW Interactive panel, "Startup Leadership as a Ticket to Success," author and professor, Derek Lidow describes the traits that make a great entrepreneurial leader. Lidow makes the argument that all entrepreneurs must balance selfishness with selflessness. Selfish in convincing the world that their plan is the best...

Friday, Apr 22, 2016

Look Good, Do Good: the SXgood Hub [Recap]

Written by Julie Yost

The SXgood Hub united diverse members of the SXSW community including entrepreneurs, investors, designers and artists looking to build a more equitable world. Over the course of two days, the Hub’s dynamic program and many special events highlighted creative people, initiatives and collaborations changing the landscape of social impact....

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016

A Micro Solution to a Giant Problem: Urban Housing [Recap]

Urban housing is one of the biggest challenges facing cities across the world. The rising cost of urban living is at an all-time high, affordable property in convenient locations are scarce, and valuable contributors to society are being forced out of the city. In his talk, A Micro Solution to...

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016

The Real Wild West is East: China’s Big 3 Markets [Recap]

This session explored what it takes for American companies to build a team in China, and how to access the Chinese investor, manufacturing and customer markets. Panelists included Ed Hemphill, CEO of WigWag; Harry Wang, Founder and Managing Partner for Linear Venture LP; Jonathan Qiu, Managing Director for Decent Capital...

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016

PanelPicker and Registration Dates for SXSW 2017 Announced

Written by Jordan Roberts

Be a part of SXSW 2017 – submit to PanelPicker, the official SXSW user-generated session submission platform, starting Tuesday, June 28, 2016. This easy, two-step online process allows the SXSW community to have a voice in what programming is scheduled at SXSW each March.

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