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Commuters in NYC and Austin Get Some Techy Upgrades
Performance Ignited

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)
Ready To Launch

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 Bootcamp

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
How an Austin Barbershop Built Its Brand
Marketing Bootcamp

How an Austin Barbershop Built Its Brand

How one Texas barbershop chain built relationships with customers based on a strong company identity -- and beer.
Christopher Hann
The Best Promos of SXSW 2012
Marketing Bootcamp

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.
Becky Bullard
SXSW 2012: The Sights, Sounds and Buzzwords
Entrepreneurs

SXSW 2012: The Sights, Sounds and Buzzwords

Entrepreneur's Colleen DeBaise reports on the themes emerging from this year's SXSW Interactive conference.
Colleen DeBaise
Welcome to SXSW Interactive 2012
Entrepreneurs

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.
Colleen DeBaise
Your Eyes and Ears on the Ground: SXSW Interactive
Starting a Business

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.
Bryan Keplesky
One Startup's Plan to Kill Product Packaging
Starting a Business

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.
Carol Tice
How Gamesalad Can Help You Create Your Own Video Game

How Gamesalad Can Help You Create Your Own Video Game

This Austin company can turn almost anyone into a game developer.
Gwen Moran
Reid Hoffman's 10 Rules for Entrepreneurial Success
Starting a Business

Reid Hoffman's 10 Rules for Entrepreneurial Success

LinkedIn's co-founder talks about what it takes to succeed in a down economy.
Mikal E. Belicove
Parting Thoughts on SXSW Interactive
Marketing Bootcamp

Parting Thoughts on SXSW Interactive

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