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Richard Branson on Seeking Out Opportunity

Becoming an entrepreneur is a process.

SXSW: How a Small Festival Brought Austin Big Business

For the city of Austin, and especially its growing cohort of tech entrepreneurs, South by Southwest has become the little festival that could.

How to Survive South By Southwest

A veteran attendee shares his tips on making the most of this tech and networking festival.

My, SXSW, How You've Changed

As this Austin festival has grown, so has its scope and the expectations of its attendees.

Lunch Seekers: 3 Free Apps to Help You Locate Gourmet Food Trucks

Dig into one of these appetizing apps and go get your local food truck grub on.

Going to SXSW? Here's Your Survival Guide.

Fourteen things you need to know now if you're headed to the big event in Austin, Texas.

Commuters in NYC and Austin Get Some Techy Upgrades

As of this week, 35 of New York City's subway stations offer Wi-Fi. And in Austin, Texas, commuters are now able to store transit passes and tickets on their smartphones.

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

At CGI, students offer edible bugs, YouTube grants super commenting powers, lessons from MIT's Comedy Hack Day, Thrillist's founders tell their startup story. This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs:

The 7 Hottest Startup Scenes in the U.S. (Infographic)

Tax-planning startup GoodApril analyzes key benchmarks for entrepreneurs, including the median salary for a technology employee and the price of office space.

Opportunity Spotting: 4 Trends for Young Treps from SXSW 2013

In the aftermath of this year's SXSW Interactive festival, we pinpointed four top trends that young entrepreneurs should consider.

Don't Waste Another Networking Opportunity: 6 Tips for Following Up

With SXSW in full swing, effective networking strategies -- including ideas for following up -- should be top of mind.

How an Austin Barbershop Built Its Brand

How one Texas barbershop chain built relationships with customers based on a strong company identity -- and beer.

The Best Promos of SXSW 2012

Outlandish promotions are a staple at the annual convergence of interactive and web enthusiasts in Austin. Here are the highlights from this year's festival.

SXSW 2012: The Sights, Sounds and Buzzwords

Entrepreneur's Colleen DeBaise reports on the themes emerging from this year's SXSW Interactive conference.

Welcome to SXSW Interactive 2012

The annual South By Southwest Interactive Festival kicks off this weekend in Austin, Texas. Entrepreneur's Colleen DeBaise is on scene and offers an insider's look as the action heats up.

Your Eyes and Ears on the Ground: SXSW Interactive

Don't miss out on knowing about 'The Next Big Thing' first. Over the next five days, we'll fill you in on all the mayhem that is SXSW Interactive.

One Startup's Plan to Kill Product Packaging

Product packaging is pesky and expensive, but can we live without it? One startup's founders are betting that the answer is yes.

How Gamesalad Can Help You Create Your Own Video Game

This Austin company can turn almost anyone into a game developer.

Reid Hoffman's 10 Rules for Entrepreneurial Success

LinkedIn's co-founder talks about what it takes to succeed in a down economy.

Parting Thoughts on SXSW Interactive

South by Southwest Interactive may be over, but the lessons learned will carry on -- at least, until next year.

At SXSW, Chief Shoe Giver Extols Social Entrepreneurship

Blake Mycoskie, the founder of TOMS Shoes, explains why starting up a social venture is a good business strategy.

'Water Gun Marketing' at SXSW

Just when you thought SXSW lost its edge. Here's some guerrilla marketing for you.

The Dailies at SXSW, Part Four

SXSW in Austin may be the place to go for networking opportunities, but it's also good for a quick dose of inspiration.

The Dailies at SXSW, Part Two

Talk about a tough slog. SXSW is replete with free rides via Chevy, free food from FedEx and can't miss side parties.

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