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Guest Post I never quite understood the value of going to SXSW, nor did I have any expectations.That said, here are a few things I wish I’d known heading into my first South by:
Produced in Association with UKTI Tapping the vast unused potential of U.K. entrepreneurs is General Assembly, a New York-based global education network that opened up its first office in London this past summer.
Produced in Association with UKTI Musemantik’s MusicFlow is a cloud-based online music production service, providing customers with audio soundtracks for videos, slideshows, and casual games. Check out this short interview with Musemantik from SXSW.
Produced in Association with UKTI Little Riot is a Newcastle, UK-based startup that makes one of the more intriguing hardware products we’ve come across. It’s called Pillow Talk, and it lets you hear your long-distance loved one’s heartbeat.
Produced in Association with UKTI Present.Me is a company that lets people give presentations — on PowerPoint — to anyone in the world.
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Produced in Association with UKTI A London-based startup, OnScroll, is trying to fix the problem of ads that are served to web pages, but never seen by humans.
Produced in Association with UKTI Swarmly founder Marco De Nichilo has built an app that lets you find out where the hot parties are — simply by seeing where people are, in real time.
Produced in Association with UKTI We Are Pop Up aims to make a platform to lower the costs and increase the efficiency of the market for short-term commercial and retail real estate.
For South by Southwest, it’s kind of ridiculous that companies spent gobs of money on promotional materials, free booze, fancy parties, and advertising — and all of it was pretty much secondary to show-stealing meme kitty Grumpy Cat.
Produced in Association with UKTI A score of UK-based companies showed off their stuff at SXSW in Austin this year. We’ve got rapid-fire interviews with more than a dozen of them right here, so you can get their pitches in less than 90 seconds apiece.
Kim Dotcom is the poster child for why the current set of copyright laws have gone horribly wrong, so naturally he made his way to the South by Southwest interactive show — sort of.
South by Southwest Interactive is a successful experiment in startup community building. It may be crowded, noisy, and overhyped, but it’s still an excellent place to build connections.
Digital comic book store ComiXology crashed today after Marvel announced its promotion to give away 700 books for free through the service, (and dispelling all rumors that Dr. Doom or Loki were responsible for the crash.)
Popular video-sharing service Vimeo has opened up its previously announced “Vimeo on Demand” paywall to all of its Vimeo Pro subscribers, a move that makes it easy for anyone to charge people to watch or download a movie online.
WayWire, the video startup that counts super-hero Newark, New Jersey mayor Cory Booker among its founders, has confirmed to VentureBeat that LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman is one of its angel investors.
Mass Relevance, a startup that brings calm to a crazy sea of social activity, is rolling out a new ‘Digital Mosaic’ product today at SXSW that essentially builds an image using tweets, Facebook updates, photos, and even Vine videos.
Produced in Association with UKTI The UK is one of the hottest landing spots for overseas companies that want to make an entrance into the European Union. It’s because of the country’s rich stores of talent and easy access to Europe.
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With Project Gamma, Marvel is using music to up the immersion factor in its comics.
While I’ve always believed our lack of warp drive technology is what’s kept humanity from meeting the Vulcans, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said there’s another, more practical roadblock: rockets, specifically the kind that you only get a single use out of.
As part Comixology’s effort to raise awareness about the creator-owned digital comics via Comixology Submit, the startup has teamed up with indie fan favorite artist Shannon Wheeler to illustrate the insanity that is SXSW.
SpaceX’s plans to build a commercial space port in Texas are likely to move forward, according to founder and CEO Elon Musk who took stage at SXSW.
At SXSW, Uber CEO revealed the next stage of his battle plan: quadrupling the size of his staff in the next year, growing from 200 to 800 members, and continuing global expansion.
Tim Berners-Lee, who invented the World Wide Web, spent an hour enthusiastically exhorting a crowd at SXSW to use HTML5 and build applications on the Open Web Platform. He also offered a host of pithy comments on the Web’s history and future.
Memoto is a “life logging” camera that captures photos every 30 seconds.
Rather than take time to explain in detail what his forthcoming book Without Their Permission is about, Reddit co-founder and all-star entrepreneur Alexis Ohanian decided to call his congresswoman about bad cybersecurity bill CISPA during his presentation at SXSW today.
When it comes to 3D imaging cameras, such as those used in video games and for 3D printers, your options are kind of limited unless you want to spend tens of thousands of dollars on multiple pieces of equipment. This fact alone makes the $1,800 Lynx A Camera from Austin-based startup Lynx Laboratories all the more impressive.
Produced in Association with UKTI The UK is rapidly turning into a hotbed for technical innovation.
Produced in Association with UKTI VentureBeat is teaming up with UK Trade & Investment at SXSW to showcase the United Kingdom’s thriving start-up and investment scene — and to cover SXSW.
Guest Post Whether you think of it as some sort of bloated travesty, or what some call the Super Bowl of technology gatherings, SXSW is in no way like what it once was just 5 years ago.
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In a push to grow beyond its San Francisco roots, ride sharing service SideCar has purchased Austin, Texas-based competitor Heyride.
You may not see huge numbers of black founders or developers — especially those with double-X chromosomes — in Silicon Valley. That’s something that Black Girls Hack is aiming to fix.
The 2013 South By Southwest Interactive event is likely to bring hundreds of smart, plucky startups to Austin, Tex. next month, but co-working space/accelerator program Capital Factory wants at least one to stick around.