Sessions

Friday, Apr 22, 2016

Silicon Valley: Making the World a Better Place at SXSW 2016 [Video]

Written by Jordan Roberts

Watch Silicon Valley cast members Thomas Middleditch, Zach Woods, Martin Starr and Josh Brener, joined by executive producers Mike Judge and Alec Berg, during their SXSW 2016 panel "Silicon Valley: Making the World a Better Place" moderated by writer and filmmaker Steven Leckart.

Friday, Apr 22, 2016

Startup Leadership as a Ticket to Success [Recap]

During the 2016 SXSW Interactive panel, "Startup Leadership as a Ticket to Success," author and professor, Derek Lidow describes the traits that make a great entrepreneurial leader. Lidow makes the argument that all entrepreneurs must balance selfishness with selflessness. Selfish in convincing the world that their plan is the best...

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016

A Micro Solution to a Giant Problem: Urban Housing [Recap]

Urban housing is one of the biggest challenges facing cities across the world. The rising cost of urban living is at an all-time high, affordable property in convenient locations are scarce, and valuable contributors to society are being forced out of the city. In his talk, A Micro Solution to...

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016

The Real Wild West is East: China’s Big 3 Markets [Recap]

This session explored what it takes for American companies to build a team in China, and how to access the Chinese investor, manufacturing and customer markets. Panelists included Ed Hemphill, CEO of WigWag; Harry Wang, Founder and Managing Partner for Linear Venture LP; Jonathan Qiu, Managing Director for Decent Capital...

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