SXSW Interactive Workshops: Free Online Sneak Peek

Written by Sarah Garcia | January 3, 2013
<span class= "caption"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/news/image/Workshop_Slideshow_01.02_General%20Assembly.jpg" width="480" height="360" alt="Photo courtesy General Assembly" title="Photo courtesy General Assembly" class="image-large" />Photo courtesy General Assembly</span> <a href="http://generalassemb.ly/">General Assembly</a> will be hosting three FREE live streaming videos showcasing the workshops they will be presenting at the 2013 SXSW Interactive Festival. SXSW is thrilled to have this global education network bring some of their top workshops to our Interactive Workshop programming. On January 18th, February 1st and February 15th, you will be able to have a sneak peek at these valuable sessions. Simply sign-up by clicking on the title links below. Register now to <a href="http://sxsw.com/attend">attend</a> the full-length sessions as well as the other 40 information-rich <a href="http://sxsw.com/interactive/sessions/workshops">workshops</a> at the 2013 SXSW Interactive Festival. Starting the week of January 14th, registrants will be able to sign-up in advance through <a href="http://social.sxsw.com/sessions/new">SXsocial</a> to attend all SXSW Interactive workshops. In the meantime, you can <a href="mailto:workshop@sxsw.com">email</a> us to be notified once the sign-up process begins, and <a href="http://twitter.com/#!/sxsw">follow us</a>, <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SXSWFestival">friend us</a>, <a href="https://plus.google.com/u/0/+SXSW/posts">add us</a> for the most up-to-date SXSW information. Also, feel free to email with any workshop related questions or concerns you may have. ##<a href="http://pfnpsxsw.eventbrite.com/">Programming for Non-Programmers</a> <p>Are you a creative or entrepreneur that wishes you could speak tech with your web development team? Maybe you wish you could code a bit yourself? Programming for Non-Programmers is a workshop series at General Assembly designed to help non-programmers communicate more efficiently with developers. This 20-minute live streaming session will highlight some of the takeaways from the Programming For Non-Programmers workshop, video series and upcoming SXSW 2013 panel. There will be a live Q&A, so come to the chat room with questions ready.</p> ##<a href="http://raisingcapitalsxsw.eventbrite.com/">Raising Startup Capital</a> <p>One of the most critical issues facing entrepreneurs is deciding if and when it makes sense to raise outside capital. In today's entrepreneurial environment, there are many funding options and competitive pressures to grow rapidly. Access to capital cannot only help accelerate product development and sales, but in many cases, partnering with the right investors can influence the trajectory of a business. This one-hour live streaming session will highlight some of the takeaways from the upcoming Raising Startup Capital SXSW 2013 panel. There will be a live Q&A, so come to the chat room with questions ready. By the end of the class, each student will be better informed on how to think about the funding decision, become more aware of their options and be ready to develop a course of action.</p> ##<a href="http://financialmodelsxsw.eventbrite.com/">How To Build A Financial Model</a> <p>Models mean different things to different people, but they are basically a simplified representation of a system built to support predictions and/or decision making. In this class, we’ll talk about first steps in building a model, how to define the purpose/use of the model and how to determine what business questions you’re trying to solve. This one-hour live streaming session will highlight some of the takeaways from the upcoming SXSW 2013 panel. There will be a live Q&A, so come to the chat room with questions ready.</p>