SXSW News

Friday, Apr 8, 2016

MaidBot Takes Top Prize at Student Startup Madness [Recap]

Student Startup Madness is a nationwide tournament for college student run digital media startups, culminating with the Entrepreneurial Eight national finals at SXSW. Each student company had 4 minutes to pitch to the audience followed by 7 minutes of Q&A from a panel of judges. Overall scoring was based on...

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016

Watch Demolition Q&A with Jake Gyllenhaal, Jean-Marc Vallée, and Bryan Sipe at SXSW Film 2016 [Video]

Written by Christina Wiese

After the U.S. Premiere of Demolition, director Jean-Marc Vallée, screenwriter Bryan Sipe, and actor Jake Gyllenhaal took the stage to discuss the story's origin, assembling the cast and crew, and the naturalism that Gyllenhaal brought to the film.

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016

Impact Pediatric Health Pitch Competition [Recap]

The Impact Pediatric Health Pitch Competition returned for its second year providing an opportunity for up-and-coming digital health and medical device startups to pitch their innovations to a panel of medical executives and investors. The event brought together some of the top health VCs and nation's largest children’s hospitals while...

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