Winners of the 2014 SXSW Accelerator Competition

By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News The huge ballroom that hosted the SXSW Accelerator Awards Sunday night was packed and the mood was warm and festive as emcee Francisco Dao, founder of 50 Kings suggested a giant selfie, Oscars-style, and winner Barak Hachamov of Israel took a video of the group clapping for […]

Deadline to Apply for SXSW Accelerator is Nov. 8th

Every year, tech startups look forward to the highly selective South by Southwest Accelerator competition at the Startup Village. The 2014 SXSW Accelerator marks the sixth year for the competition. The organizers are expecting more than 500 startups to apply for the 48 slots available. The deadline to apply is Friday, Nov. 8th. “This event […]

Flying High with Interact ATX! (Adventures in Austin, Part 3.2.1)

BY IAN PANCHEVRE Wow, wow, wow. What a whirlwind has #SXSWInteractive been so far! I’m not even half way in and I’ve already had the pleasure of hearing addresses from Bre Pettis (CEO @ MakerBot), Travis Kalanick (CEO @ Uber), Joe Zadeh (Director of Product @ Airbnb), Scott Chacon (Vice President of R&D @ GitHub), […]

TrueAbility Selected as a SXSW Interactive Accelerator Finalist

San Antonio-based TrueAbility made the finalist list for the SXSW Accelerator in March. TrueAbility, one of the TechStar Cloud companies based at Geekdom, is the only startup from Central Texas to make the list. A few Austin companies made the alternates list including and Spot On Sciences. TrueAbility will compete in the Innovative Web […]

SXSW 2013 Open for Registration

As further proof that time flies, South by Southwest just announced it is open for business today. That means you can register for the conference, which takes place next March 7 through March 16, but it’s going to cost you. Badges to attend SXSW 2013 are $100 more than last year’s early bird prices for […]

Got a Great Idea for SXSW? Submit Your Panel Now

South by Southwest has become one of the must attend technology shows for those who want to stay on top of the latest trends in technology, music and film. And a big reason SXSW has become so popular is that the show attracts top-notch speakers. And the selection of some of those speakers and panels […]