News and Updates

Wednesday Jul 22nd, 2015

2015 V2Venture Pitch Competition Winners Revealed!

Written by Jessica Cox

Congratulations to all of the winners of the third annual SXSW V2Venture pitch competition! Leah Hunter (Fast Company) and Mohanjit Jolly (DFJ) emceed the competition as contestants went head-to-head to prove they were the most exciting new innovations across five categories. Special thanks to our esteemed panel of judges,...

Wednesday Jul 22nd, 2015

SXSW Comedy with W. Kamau Bell premieres this Friday on Showtime

Written by Samantha Pitchel

It’s a big week for SXSW Comedy: the festival’s first special, SXSW Comedy with W. Kamau Bell, premieres this Friday on Showtime!

SXSW Comedy with W. Kamau Bell is the first of a two-episode series, airing exclusively on Showtime this summer. Shot live at SXSW 2015, the special captures...

Wednesday Jul 22nd, 2015

Bill Gurley and Malcolm Gladwell Talk Booms and Busts [Video]

Written by Hugh Forrest

Superstars in their own right, these two incredibly influential figures joined together for an unforgettable Featured Session at the 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival. Their conversation covered everything from the startup boom to Uber to Slack to the San Francisco real estate market. If you weren’t lucky enough to witness this...