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Will University of Texas President Get the Ax?

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.
Need to Privately Instant Message Your Entire Team at a Conference? Try This Slick App

Need to Privately Instant Message Your Entire Team at a Conference? Try This Slick App

Serial entrepreneur Scott Gerber says you need this free, ultra-convenient mobile messaging app to seamlessly keep in touch with large groups at events.
Big Ideas, SXSW and What Might Be Coming Next

Big Ideas, SXSW and What Might Be Coming Next

We break down how entrepreneurs can learn from trends about to shape our futures
SXSW Stats That Might Surprise You (Infographic)

SXSW Stats That Might Surprise You (Infographic)

New numbers give insight into everything from the best times to tweet to how to get the most guests for your after-parties.
Gary Vaynerchuk's Lessons for Life and Business

Gary Vaynerchuk's Lessons for Life and Business

The entrepreneur, author and angel investor shared lessons with the crowd at SXSW that transcend the borders of Austin, Texas.
Google Glass, Hoodies and Rompers: The Relaxed Style of SXSW

Google Glass, Hoodies and Rompers: The Relaxed Style of SXSW

We snapped entrepreneurs' down-to-earth style at the Austin conference.
Surprising Networking Tricks You're Not Using

Surprising Networking Tricks You're Not Using

Experts reveal the tricks and digital tools they use to keep connections from fading after SXSW or any networking event.
What Movie Sets Can Teach Startups About Managing Creatives

What Movie Sets Can Teach Startups About Managing Creatives

We talk to a production company for its tips on how small companies can put together teams that work.
SXSW's Entrepreneurs to Watch

SXSW's Entrepreneurs to Watch

Meet ‘treps who are moving the needle in everything from sports, to fashion to marketing.
Lessons I Learned From SXSW (Even Though I Didn't Go to SXSW This Year)

Lessons I Learned From SXSW (Even Though I Didn't Go to SXSW This Year)

Thinking back on my experiences at the big interactive festival, I've become a better business person for having attended. Here are some takeaways.
How to Move the Needle in Digital Health

How to Move the Needle in Digital Health

This panel at SXSW explored the steps new companies will have to take to succeed in this growing field.

Too Much Swag! SXSW Freebies Delaying Air Travel

Screening bags packed with festival freebies is slowing down departing flights from the Austin festival.
Computers in Your Underwear: Where Wearable Tech Must Go to Succeed

Computers in Your Underwear: Where Wearable Tech Must Go to Succeed

Experts at this SXSW panel delved into the barriers standing in the way of wearables' future – and what can be done to overcome them.
With Bluetooth Ring, Control Your World With a Finger Twirl

With Bluetooth Ring, Control Your World With a Finger Twirl

One of the latest wearable tech gadgets on the SXSW tradeshow floor lets you use gestures to text, shop and more.
The Truth About the Cronut Creator's Cookie Shots at SXSW

The Truth About the Cronut Creator's Cookie Shots at SXSW

Thanks to a commitment to big ideas, a dessert became one of the breakout launches at SXSW.
Beyond Free Drinks: Clever Marketing Lessons From SXSW

Beyond Free Drinks: Clever Marketing Lessons From SXSW

Get remembered at huge events by solving people’s problems.
Lauren Bush Lauren on Running a Business With a Social Mission

Lauren Bush Lauren on Running a Business With a Social Mission

Entrepreneur chats with the founder of FEED about how social entrepreneurs can stay focused and how their missions are driving change throughout the industry.
How to Get Hired, SXSW Style

How to Get Hired, SXSW Style

The usual job hunting rules still apply even at the super-hip SXSW.
Make Your Own Luck and Get Acquired

Make Your Own Luck and Get Acquired

You could be the next Whatsapp if you stay organized and prepared with these tips from SXSW.
Expansion of PayPal Startup Program Shows Landscape Heating Up

Expansion of PayPal Startup Program Shows Landscape Heating Up

Through a program to aid entrepreneurs, PayPal can identify the latest hit before it’s a household name.
How to Be Evil (and Make it Work for You)

How to Be Evil (and Make it Work for You)

Learning how to tempt your customers isn't a sin, just an important part of understanding how to capture imaginations and change behaviors.
You Know You're a SXSW Attendee When...

You Know You're a SXSW Attendee When...

Attendees at this Austin conference aren't like any other.
Robert Rodriguez on Building a Kick-Ass Network

Robert Rodriguez on Building a Kick-Ass Network

The Austin-based director behind El Mariachi and Sin City will launch a new Hispanic entertainment network this month. We talked to him about the challenges and his goals for the project.
The Who, What and How to Survive SXSW 2014 (Infographic)

The Who, What and How to Survive SXSW 2014 (Infographic)

The big event in Austin, Texas, is under way. Here's a quick look at what you need to know and should expect.
Calculate Your SXSW ROI (Interactive Infographic)

Calculate Your SXSW ROI (Interactive Infographic)

Are you getting the most out of SXSW? Understand the true value of your time at the festival with this interactive tool.

About SXSW

South by Southwest is a set of film, interactive, and music festivals and conferences that take place every spring in Austin, Texas, United States. It began in 1987, and has continued to grow in size every year.

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