South By Southwest Interactive News

Friday, Apr 8, 2016

MaidBot Takes Top Prize at Student Startup Madness [Recap]

Student Startup Madness is a nationwide tournament for college student run digital media startups, culminating with the Entrepreneurial Eight national finals at SXSW. Each student company had 4 minutes to pitch to the audience followed by 7 minutes of Q&A from a panel of judges. Overall scoring was based on...

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016

Impact Pediatric Health Pitch Competition [Recap]

The Impact Pediatric Health Pitch Competition returned for its second year providing an opportunity for up-and-coming digital health and medical device startups to pitch their innovations to a panel of medical executives and investors. The event brought together some of the top health VCs and nation's largest children’s hospitals while...

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016

How to Raise Capital for Your Healthcare Company [Recap]

The healthcare industry has its own set of challenges, and when bringing new technology into the market, access to capital and business growth resources is critical. The Session How to Raise Capital for Your Healthcare Company tackled this topic today. Michele Skelding, SVP Global Technology & Innovation for the Austin...

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016

Israeli Unicorns: Building a Billion Dollar Biz [Recap]

Israel, recently dubbed the “Startup Nation”, has produced ten startups valued at $1 Billion or more in the past three years. During the Session Israeli Unicorns: Building a Billion Dollar Biz, Tom Bronefeld, Managing Director of Elevator, sat with two of Israel’s most prominent Unicorns, Adam Singolda, Founder and CEO...

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016

Kate Brandt of Google to Keynote SXSW Eco 2016

Written by Amanda Shaftel

SXSW Eco is thrilled to announce that Kate Brandt, Lead for Sustainability at Google, Inc, will share insights on how one of the largest technology companies in the world is making their vision a reality, from improving their own operations to enabling customers to make better choices. Catch Brandt's keynote...