South By Southwest® Interactive News

Wednesday Apr 9th, 2014

Don’t Miss Out on Exclusive Offers and Prizes via SXswag

Written by Corinna Burford

Remember to take advantage of SXswag, SXSW’s online swag redemption and prize drawing service before it closes at the end of this month.

Open to all SXSW registrants via SXsocial, swag features a selection of exclusive offers and prizes - including music samplers from SXSW 2014 showcase presenters,...

Wednesday Apr 9th, 2014

Apply to Speak at SXSW V2V: Where Young (and Old) App Developers Rule

Written by Monica Sack

Kids these days, they’re really capable of anything. Just ask 13-year-old Ethan Duggan, who’s already learning how to code and create apps as if it’s just another extracurricular activity.

According to his father, Rick Duggan, app-building is no different than other after school program such as football...

Tuesday Apr 8th, 2014

2014 Highlights from the SXSW Interactive Staff: Hugh Forrest

Written by Hugh Forrest

Reading, processing and cataloguing all the media accounts of the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival will continue for a few more weeks. Until this process is completed, we offer perspectives on the event from various staff members from the SXSW Interactive team. Today’s highlights come from Hugh Forrest, who...

Tuesday Apr 8th, 2014

Press About the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival: Cara Willis Covers Social Good

Written by Hugh Forrest

Thousands of representatives from electronic and traditional media outlets descend on Austin every spring to report on all the creativity, innovation and inspiration that happens at the SXSW Interactive Festival. Other content about the event is published via personal and company blog posts.

One of our favorite recap essays comes...

Tuesday Apr 8th, 2014

Innovative Startups Have Until This Friday to Enter to Compete in V2Venture at SXW V2V

Written by Christine Auten

If you have an innovative startup that you want to showcase, now is the time to enter for a chance to compete in V2Venture at SXSW V2V 2014. This Friday marks the final day to complete your entry for this exciting, all-day pitch event scheduled for the final...

Tuesday Apr 8th, 2014

Show Your Support For a Great Cause: SXSW Cares Benefits Scheduled Throughout April

Written by Hugh Forrest

The fund that benefits victims of the Red River tragedy on March 12, SXSW Cares has pulled in over $150,000 in community donations. We would like to see this total grow even higher in the next few weeks. Benefit events for SXSW Cares run from April 8-20, including a...

Tuesday Apr 8th, 2014

Have You Found Happiness? Apply to Speak at SXSW V2V and Find it!

Written by Hugh Forrest

Wouldn’t it be great if we could all work less and still be successful? I don’t know about you, but that sounds pretty great to me!

Through his experience as a founder of six different companies, Micah Baldwin believes that this is possible.  Baldwin is currently the CEO of...

Monday Apr 7th, 2014

Share Your Tips on Building a Startup That Thrives: Apply to Speak at SXSW V2V!

Written by Jessica Cox

You have just a little over four days left to apply through the SXSW V2V PanelPicker to be a speaker at SXSW V2V 2014!

But what should be the focus of your speaking proposal? Get some great ideas by watching today's 2013 inspirational video highlight of Dave Knox...