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Headed to SXSW? Here Are Some Crazy Facts About the Conference. (Infographic)
SXSW

Headed to SXSW? Here Are Some Crazy Facts About the Conference. (Infographic)

These fun facts and figures reveal everything from some of the now incredibly successful companies that initially launched at SXSW to what attendees are eating and drinking while in Austin.
Laura Entis
Will University of Texas President Get the Ax?
Education

Will University of Texas President Get the Ax?

Bill Powers' days as the head of UT's flagship campus are numbered. If he gets his way, he'll stay through next May. It's anyone's guess at the moment.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Richard Branson on Seeking Out Opportunity
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Seeking Out Opportunity

Becoming an entrepreneur is a process.
Richard Branson
SXSW: How a Small Festival Brought Austin Big Business
SXSW

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.
Neil Parmar
How to Survive South By Southwest
SXSW 2014

How to Survive South By Southwest

A veteran attendee shares his tips on making the most of this tech and networking festival.
Bryan Keplesky
My, SXSW, How You've Changed
SXSW 2014

My, SXSW, How You've Changed

As this Austin festival has grown, so has its scope and the expectations of its attendees.
Neil Parmar
Lunch Seekers: 3 Free Apps to Help You Locate Gourmet Food Trucks
Connected Entrepreneur

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Going to SXSW? Here's Your Survival Guide.
Technology

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.
Alyson Shontell
Commuters in NYC and Austin Get Some Techy Upgrades
Technology

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.
Nina Zipkin
10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week
Technology

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)
Starting a Business

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.
Catherine Clifford
Opportunity Spotting: 4 Trends for Young Treps from SXSW 2013
Starting a Business

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.
Rebekah Iliff
Don't Waste Another Networking Opportunity: 6 Tips for Following Up
Marketing

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.
Matthew Toren