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SXSW On the Scene - 2014

News and Articles About SXSW

Tech All Stars and Investment-Hungry Startups Rub Elbows at OASIS Summit in Santa Monica

Tech All Stars and Investment-Hungry Startups Rub Elbows at OASIS Summit in Santa Monica

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SXSW is still way cooler, but Silicon Beach's glitzy tech con is all about the Moneyball.
March 6, 2014 in Business News
Great Ways to Network at SXSW

Great Ways to Network at SXSW

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Events help attendees get acquainted with Austin and each other.
March 6, 2014 in The 'Treps
SXSW Keynote Speaker Offers Up Advice For Becoming 'Findable'

SXSW Keynote Speaker Offers Up Advice For Becoming 'Findable'

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From job hunters to entrepreneurs wanting to get discovered, people often turn to the same played out approaches that aren't exactly eye catchers. Here are a few new, fresh tactics for getting discovered in our digital world.
March 5, 2014 in The 'Treps
SXSW's Biggest Debuts -- and Disappointments

SXSW's Biggest Debuts -- and Disappointments

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Some of today’s most famous tech companies got their start at South by Southwest. But not everything that emerges from this annual Texan festival becomes bigger and better.
March 5, 2014 in Starting a Business
SXSW: How a Small Festival Brought Austin Big Business

SXSW: How a Small Festival Brought Austin Big Business

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For the city of Austin, and especially its growing cohort of tech entrepreneurs, South by Southwest has become the little festival that could.
March 4, 2014 in Grow Your Business
How to Survive South By Southwest

How to Survive South By Southwest

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A veteran attendee shares his tips on making the most of this tech and networking festival.
March 3, 2014 in The 'Treps
My, SXSW, How You've Changed

My, SXSW, How You've Changed

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As this Austin festival has grown, so has its scope and the expectations of its attendees.
March 3, 2014 in The 'Treps
SXSW: Show Us Your Awesome Swag

SXSW: Show Us Your Awesome Swag

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Entrepreneur.com wants the super swag you've picked up at SXSW.
March 3, 2014 in Social Media
Photos: Going to SXSW? Here's Your Survival Guide.

Going to SXSW? Here's Your Survival Guide.

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Fourteen things you need to know now if you're headed to the big event in Austin, Texas.
February 24, 2014 in News and Trends
Commuters in NYC and Austin Get Some Techy Upgrades

Commuters in NYC and Austin Get Some Techy Upgrades

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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.
January 30, 2014 in News and Trends
Photos: The Do's and Don'ts of This Year's Hottest Conferences

The Do's and Don'ts of This Year's Hottest Conferences

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Professionals from technology, entrepreneurship, finance and beyond offer their picks and advice.
January 23, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Will SXSW Successfully Extend Its Brand?

Will SXSW Successfully Extend Its Brand?

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South by Southwest took a bold step in expanding its brand by launching SXSW V2V for the startup community. Is this just the beginning?
August 14, 2013 in Branding
Innovation Meets Temptation: SXSW Goes to Vegas

Innovation Meets Temptation: SXSW Goes to Vegas

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Entrepreneur Kai Sato reports from the scene of South by Southwest's new startup-focused event, SXSW V2V.
August 13, 2013 in Networking
Hey, Innovators and Entrepreneurs: Your Complete Guide to SXSW V2V

Hey, Innovators and Entrepreneurs: Your Complete Guide to SXSW V2V

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South by Southwest expands to Las Vegas, with a four-day conference devoted to entrepreneurial innovation. Find out what's in store.
August 9, 2013 in Innovation
Video: What It Means to Be an Entrepreneur NowPlay Video

What It Means to Be an Entrepreneur Now (Video)

Entrepreneur's Amy Cosper talks about the evolving concept of entrepreneurship at the SXSW Festival.
May 31, 2013 in Startup Basics
Video: Shaquille O'Neal on What Inspires His Business DecisionsPlay Video

Shaquille O'Neal on What Inspires His Business Decisions (Video)

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At SXSW, the former pro-basketball star and self-described high-level geek explains what drives him to invest in startups and what's next.
March 15, 2013 in Profiles
5 Startup Naming Rules From SXSW

5 Startup Naming Rules From SXSW

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When naming a business, don't fall into the trap of making it so incomprehensible that your brand is lost. Consider these steps to find the best name for your business.
March 13, 2013 in Naming Your Business
3 Social Media Startups to Watch From SXSW 2013

3 Social Media Startups to Watch From SXSW 2013

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The 'next big thing' in social media might not have debuted this week, but SXSW 2013 was not without noteworthy startups.
March 12, 2013 in News and Trends
Shaquille O'Neal on Geeks, Partnering and Winning in Business

Shaquille O'Neal on Geeks, Partnering and Winning in Business

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The retired basketball star has advice for entrepreneurs.
March 11, 2013 in Profiles
The 3 Coolest Things I've Seen at SXSW Interactive 2013

The 3 Coolest Things I've Seen at SXSW Interactive 2013

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From motion-sensor computers to talking shoes, technology editor, Jason Fell's favorites from this year's festival.
March 11, 2013 in News and Trends
Don't Waste Another Networking Opportunity: 6 Tips for Following Up

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

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With SXSW in full swing, effective networking strategies -- including ideas for following up -- should be top of mind.
March 11, 2013 in Networking
Indiegogo's Slava Rubin on the Myths of Entrepreneurship

Indiegogo's Slava Rubin on the Myths of Entrepreneurship

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The Indiegogo co-founder says anyone can be an entrepreneur and no project is too small. And, yes, it's entirely possible that one day your mom might understand what you're doing.
March 11, 2013 in Startup Basics
5 Quick Tips for Better Bootstrapping From SXSW

5 Quick Tips for Better Bootstrapping From SXSW

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The founders of popular image-hosting service imgur on what it takes to launch a tech startup without seeking outside investors.
March 10, 2013 in Financing
Inside the 'Insane' Life of Entrepreneur Elon Musk

Inside the 'Insane' Life of Entrepreneur Elon Musk

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At SXSW, the tech visionary provides a pulse check on the three companies he recently helped start.
March 9, 2013 in Innovation
Yammer's David Sacks Offers 3 Tips for Tech Entrepreneurs

Yammer's David Sacks Offers 3 Tips for Tech Entrepreneurs

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From raising capital fast to being innovative, startup advice from the SXSW Interactive festival.
March 9, 2013 in Startup Basics

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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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