CNN Touts Austin’s Startup Culture

Win tickets to SXSW from Startup America

Startup America is giving away two tickets and two plane tickets to SXSW Interactive and another 60 discount codes to startups. But before you can apply, if you run a startup, you must register at Startup America. Next, you’ll register for the contest and submit a one minute pitch video explaining how SXSW would help […]

SXSW Interactive introduces nonprofits to powerful new social media tools

By Luke Carrière Special contributor to Silicon Hills News The Austin Forum on Science, Technology and Society hosted a free event Tuesday evening to help nonprofit organizations get the most out of South by Southwest Interactive 2012. The event attracted non-profit professionals, start-up founders, and University of Texas students. Several people tweeted throughout the evening […]

Six Austin Startups to Compete at SXSW Accelerator

South by Southwest Interactive announced today the 48 companies that will participate in its SXSW Accelerator program this year. SXSW received applications from more than 670 companies and selected 48 companies to present in the fourth-annual SXSW Accelerator, sponsored by Microsoft BizSpark. The SXSW Accelerator competition takes place on Monday, March 12 and Tuesday, March […]

SXSW to feature a startup village

What do Foursquare, Twitter and Foodspotting have in common? They launched or gained major traction at South by Southwest Interactive in Austin. The SXSW conference has become a magnet for high-tech entrepreneurs looking to get attention for the next big thing. Last year, dozens of entrepreneurs climbed aboard startup buses to code and create companies […]