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Redeem Your Swag on SXsocial!
Written by Cori Burford | April 9, 2014

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

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,...

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

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...

Read Hugh Forrest's highlights of the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival
Written by Hugh Forrest | April 8, 2014

2014 Highlights from the SXSW Interactive Staff: 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...

Read the recap of SXSW Interactive 2014 from Cara Willis
Written by Hugh Forrest | April 8, 2014

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

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...

V2Venture Photo By Marlon Jay Manuel
Written by Christine Auten | April 8, 2014

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

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...

Attend one of the SXSW Cares benefits in April
Written by Hugh Forrest | April 8, 2014

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

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...