South By Southwest Interactive News

Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015

Community Fund Grant Winner: Miracle Foundation [Interview]

Earlier this year, SXSW announced the five recipients of the SXSW Community Fund Grants. Each of the recipients applied for a grant in the area most reflective of the work they are doing to create better communities. Please read on for our interview with Austin-based Miracle Foundation....

Thursday, Nov 19, 2015

Featured Speakers Announced: CTO Megan Smith, Steve Case & More

Written by Hugh Forrest

While our hearts remain heavy because of the tragic events that occurred in Paris on Friday, we have decided to move forward with today's announcement for the 2016 SXSW Interactive Festival. Below are 13 industry experts who we have added to the Featured Speaker lineup for March in Austin....

Thursday, Nov 19, 2015

Meet the 2016 Dewey Winburne Community Service Award Honorees

Dewey Winburne was a teacher and one of the original co-founders of the SXSW Interactive Festival. In his lifetime, he worked to train at-risk youth in emerging digital technology. Dewey believed that the new media revolution could help level the playing field between the haves and the have-nots in our...