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...

Wednesday Jul 22nd, 2015

Bazillion Dollar Club Trailer [Video] & Day 4 V2V Pitch Competition

Written by Jessica Cox

Yesterday, accelerator leaders Dave McClure (500 Startups) and Brady Forrest (Highway1) sat down with writer Leah Hunter for a special Keynote interview at SXSW V2V.

They announced September 22, 2015 10/9c on Syfy as the premiere date for their new docu-series Bazillion Dollar Club and shared...

Tuesday Jul 21st, 2015

Video Spotlight: Art, Music, Politics with Chuck D & Shepard Fairey at SXSW 2015

Written by Rory Burbeck

Whether it’s audio or visual, great art can be used for evil and propaganda – but it can also be used to enact positive social and political change.

The potential impact that art and music can have on political and youth cultures isn’t something to be taken lightly, a point...