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SXSW Startups: BehaviorMe

The Forrest Four-Cast: February 21, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in Augmented and Virtual Reality, which will pitch at 3:30 pm Saturday, March 9, BehaviorMe has created a SaaS that enables therapists to increase the independence o...
Tags: Startups, Startup, Autism, Miami, Annie, Aba, Chris, Sxsw, Andy, Andrea, Gainesville, Immersive, Gainesville Florida, Hugh Forrest, Hilton Austin, Austin Startups


SXSW Startups: Geospiza

The Forrest Four-Cast: February 21, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in the Enterprise and Smart Data category, which will pitch at 12:30 pm Saturday, March 9, Geospiza uses big data analytics to save lives in disaster. They automate ...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, Startup, Data, Denver, TechStars, Foundry Group, Sxsw, Jose Andres, Mazie Hirono, Hugh Forrest, Hilton Austin, Eli Pariser, Techstars Boulder, Austin Startups, Geospiza


How a UK-Based Media, Tech and Entertainment Company Will Try to Break Into SXSW Next Month

There's not really one word to describe what kind of company Culture Trip is. The organization offers travel tips online, an original video series highlighting food throughout the world (called Hungerlust) and a magazine. It also plans to launch a travel-booking platform and will soon release a movie. Executives consider it a media, entertainment and...
Tags: UK, Advertising, Sxsw, Publishers & Platforms


SXSW Startups: ObjectBox

The Forrest Four-Cast: February 20, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in Hyper-Connected Communities, which will pitch at 5 pm Saturday, March 9, ObjectBox enables Edge Computing in IoT and Mobile with the fastest Edge Database: smalle...
Tags: Startups, Startup, Data, Munich, Sxsw, Munich Germany, Hugh Forrest, Hilton Austin, Austin Startups, Internet-of-things, Europe What, Cyndx Winners, Edge-computing, ObjectBox, Alyssa Coke COO


Amazon Prime Video Is Promoting Good Omens at SXSW by Celebrating the Apocalypse

If someone at SXSW tries to convince you that the apocalypse is happening on May 31, don't fret--yet. What could easily be written off as a case of Austin weirdness is likely part of an elaborate activation by Amazon Prime Video to promote its upcoming Neil Gaiman show, Good Omens, based on the 1990 book...
Tags: Amazon, General, Neil Gaiman, Advertising, Austin, Sxsw, Amazon Prime Video


Michelob Ultra and the Big Quiet Want to Soothe Your SXSW With a Sunset Meditation

With so much to do and see, South by Southwest can be a frenzied festival. So Michelob Ultra wants to help attendees who may be experiencing sensory overload. The beer brand is hosting a sunset meditation, in partnership with mass-meditation movement the Big Quiet, on Sunday, March 10. Michelob Ultra says the event, part of...
Tags: Advertising, Sxsw, Southwest, Michelob Ultra


The Future of Web Q&A Panels Should be Cake

Last week, Recode's veteran tech reporter Kara Swisher visibly held an aggressive interview with Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey, who has been on something of a meandering press tour over the last few months, which has led to more questions than it's seemingly answered, as he has avoided specifics, and not taken full responsibility for many of the negative impacts the platform he created has spawned.Despite Kara's noble attempts, this round didn't fare much better, largely due to Twitter's f...
Tags: Cake, Twitter, Media, Yahoo, Steve Jobs, Blog, Seo, Blogging, Atlantic, Reddit, Jack Dorsey, Jack, Medium, Dorsey, Sxsw, Ama


SXSW Startups: CargoX

Stefan Kuman, CEO of CargoX The Forrest Four-Cast: February 19, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in Transportation and Delivery, which will pitch at 9:30 am Saturday, March 9, CargoX is reshaping the future of global trade with the w...
Tags: Startups, Startup, Shipping, Bill, Ethereum, Ljubljana, Blockchain, Sxsw, Ljubljana Slovenia, Hugh Forrest, IGP, Hilton Austin, Austin Startups, University of Ljubljana, Bill of Lading, IRU


You Can Experience Westeros at SXSW This Year With HBO and Giant Spoon’s Immersive Game of Thrones Activation

Last March, HBO and Giant Spoon gave SXSW attendees a taste of what it's like to attend Westworld. This year, HBO has teamed up with the shop again to give fans of Game of Thrones the chance to experience the fictional world of Westeros ahead of the show's final season premiere on April 14. The...
Tags: Hbo, Advertising, Sxsw, Westeros, Giant Spoon


March 11: SXSW Innovation Awards

The German marching band Meute performing at the 2018 SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards The Forrest Four-Cast: Feb 19, 2019 50 of the world’s top startups will be showcased at SXSW Pitch 2019. Read interviews with many of these young companies via this Medium page. Another great spot to find emerging talent is the SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards presented by KPMG on the evening of Monday, March 11 at the Austin Convention Center. For more information on this fun-filled ceremony (as well a...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, Hbo, UK, Texas, Awards, America, Social Media, Startup, Nasa, Chicago, Creativity, Hawaii, Innovation, Kpmg, Sarah Silverman


Water Cooler: Wandering Earth, Battle Angel, Fighting With My Family, Q, Happy Death Day 2U, Wolf Warrior 2, Umbrella Academy, Leaving Neverland

On the February 18, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall , weekend editor Brad Oman , senior writer Ben Pearson , and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss what they’ve been up to at the Water Cooler. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes , Google Podcasts , Overcast , Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it). Opening Banter: ...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Movies, Amazon Prime, Rebecca, XCOM, Hulu, Alfred Hitchcock, Sxsw, Peter, Brad, Jacob, Peter Rabbit, Ben Pearson, Lorena, Konmari


SXSW Startups: Tankee

Tankee CEO Gerald Youngblood with his son. The Forrest Four-Cast: February 18, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in Entertainment and Content, which pitches at 3:30 pm Sunday, March 10, Tankee helps parents protect their kids from ina...
Tags: Videos, Startups, Facebook, Texas, Parenting, Startup, Austin, Michelle Obama, Dallas, Mario Kart, William Blake, Sxsw, Newsweek, Claude Monet, Hugh Forrest, Hilton Austin


16 Cool People I Met At Pollstar Live! [Kosha Dillz]

From agents to artists and tour buses to trucks, Pollstar Live! is the gathering of the tribe for the touring industry. This was the first year that new grand poobah Ray Wadell and the Oak View Group were in charge, and they left their stamp in nothing but positive ways. Hypebot and our sister company, the Skyline Artists Agency were there. But so was Kosha Dillz, and this man knows how to work a room. _____________________________ By indie rapper Kosha Di...
Tags: Music, Florida, Usa, UK, Hollywood, Mexico, America, Los Angeles, Dave, Pennsylvania, Idaho, Portland, Dave Grohl, Rob, Wu Tang, Atlantic City


SXSW Startups: VOLO

Volo co-founders Nicola Donadini, Melissa Mitchell and Lotis Bautista The Forrest Four-Cast: February 18, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in Social and Culture, which will pitch at 11 am Saturday, March 9, VOLO is transforming caree...
Tags: Startups, London, Careers, Startup, Volunteering, Central London, Edtech, Sxsw, Co, Hugh Forrest, Hilton Austin, Volo, Austin Startups, SXSW Startups, Cyndx Winners, Nicola Donadini Melissa Mitchell


SXSW Startups: Learn2Play

The Forrest Four-Cast: February 17, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in Sports and Performance Data, which will pitch at 12:30 pm Sunday, March 10, Learn2Play is an international eSports EdTech company offering gamers a platform to im...
Tags: Startups, Learning, Singapore, Startup, Cyprus, Ai, Hayao Miyazaki, Sxsw, Dota, Hugh Forrest, Hilton Austin, Austin Startups, Cyndx Winners, Esport, Max Dreval, Limassol Cyprus


SXSW Startups: FC Football League

The Forrest Four-Cast: February 16, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in Sports and Performance Data, which will pitch at 12:30 pm Sunday, March 10, Fan Controlled Football League is reimagining sports for the digital age: taking the p...
Tags: Startups, Entrepreneurship, Football, Los Angeles, Startup, Paris, Fans, Marshawn Lynch, Kobe Bryant, Richard Sherman, Richard, Kurt Cobain, Sxsw, Royce, Kurt, Kobe


Funds for Richard’s Rainwater, New CPRIT Executive, & More TX Tech

—Pinpoint, an Austin startup that makes analytics tool to measure software engineering’s contribution to businesses, has raised $13.5 million in a Series A funding round led by Bessemer Venture Partners. Other investors include Storm Ventures, Boldstart Ventures, Bloomberg Beta, Slack Fund, Social Capital, and Cherubic Ventures. The new money brings Pinpoint’s total funding to $16.5 million.—A Texas-based startup will be among the participants at the Hatch Pitch competition at South By Southwes...
Tags: Startups, Texas, Microsoft, China, Cancer, Cherubic Ventures, Funding, Trends, Social Media, Tech, Investment, Sustainability, People, Palo Alto, Vc, Commercialization


SXSW Startups: Hendrix.ai

The Forrest Four-Cast: February 14, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in Artificial Intelligence, which pitches at 11 am Sunday, March 10, Testfire Labs is an award-winning software company that uses machine learning and artificial int...
Tags: Startups, US, Startup, Data, Canada, Robots, Alberta, Edmonton, Sxsw, Hendrix, Hugh Forrest, Hilton Austin, Austin Startups, Artificial-intelligence, Cyndx Winners, Testfire Labs


SXSW Startups: Supportiv

Pouria Mojabi and Helena Plater-Zyberk, co-founders of Supportiv The Forrest Four-Cast: February 13, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.Based in Berkeley, Cal., Supportiv — The Support Network —is a finalist in the Social and Culture category, wh...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, Support, Startup, Loneliness, Machine-learning, Sxsw, Humana, Aetna, Hugh Forrest, Esther Dyson, Austin Startups, Mental Wellness, Pouria Mojabi, Supportiv, Cyndx Winners


SXSW Startups: TransferFi

The Forrest Four-Cast: February 13, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in the Enterprise and Smart Data category, which will pitch at 12:30 pm Saturday, March 9, TransferFi is creating the world’s first long-range, safe, and efficient W...
Tags: Startups, Entrepreneurship, Singapore, Startup, Austin, Wireless, Nus, Thomson Reuters, Cto, Yoda, Launchpad, Sxsw, Asean, National University Of Singapore, Dean, Hugh Forrest


SXSW Startups: Eggschain

The Forrest Four-Cast: February 13, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in the Blockchain category, which will pitch on at 9:30 am Sunday, March 10, Eggschain exists to preserve hope of life and peace of mind in the fertility industry an...
Tags: Startups, Startup, Austin, Fertility, Sxsw, Dennis Crowley, Block, Hugh Forrest, Hilton Austin, Capital Factory, Austin Startups, Valerie Szczepanik, Cyndx Winners, Eggschain, Austin Tell, Austin Eggschain


Garry Winogrand Documentary Casts New Light on Mid-Century Street Photographer

It’s an amazing time for documentaries — in fact, there are so many looks into fascinating lives and subjects out there right now that it’s hard to keep track of them all. The brilliant, complicated life and legacy shown in “Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable,” which premiered at SXSW last year, is as compelling […]
Tags: News, Sxsw, Garry Winogrand, Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable, Sasha Waters Freyer


SXSW Startups: LinkDyn Robotics

James DeBacker, Bongsu Kim and Jovita Ezeokafor The Forrest Four-Cast: February 12, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in Augmented and Virtual Reality, which will pitch at 3:30 pm Saturday, March 9, LinkDyn Robotics aims to commercial...
Tags: Startups, Asia, Europe, Entrepreneurship, US, Startup, Vr, Robotics, Sxsw, University of Texas, Shin, SXSW Interactive, Hugh Forrest, Hilton Austin, Austin Startups, Cyndx Winners


Elisabeth Moss, Brandi Carlile, John Boehner Added as SXSW Speakers

The Beastie Boys, Brandi Carlile, Elisabeth Moss, T Bone Burnett and former House Speaker John Boehner have been added as speakers at the SXSW Conference during March 8–17 in Austin, Texas. Keynotes announced Tuesday include Adam Horovitz and Michael Diamond of the Beastie Boys with Amazon’s Nathan Brackett; investor and author Roger McNamee with Wired […]
Tags: Amazon, News, House, John Boehner, Elisabeth Moss, Sxsw, Brandi Carlile, Beastie Boys, Adam Horovitz, Nathan Brackett, Michael Diamond, Roger McNamee, Elisabeth Moss Brandi Carlile John Boehner, SXSW Speakers, Brandi Carlile Elisabeth Moss T Bone Burnett, Austin Texas Keynotes


SXSW Startups: Horizon

The Forrest Four-Cast: February 12, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in Entertainment and Content, which will pitch at 3:30 pm Sunday, March 10, Horizon makes blockchain-powered video games for dreamers, futurists, and digital citizen...
Tags: Startups, Gaming, Christopher Nolan, Steve Jobs, New York City, Toronto, Startup, Horizon, Ethereum, Blockchain, Satoshi Nakamoto, Linus Torvalds, Sxsw, Hugh Forrest, Hilton Austin, Austin Startups


SXSW Startups: Horizon Games

The Forrest Four-Cast: February 12, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in Entertainment and Content, which will pitch at 3:30 pm Sunday, March 10, Horizon Blockchain Games makes blockchain-powered video games for dreamers, futurists, an...
Tags: Startups, Gaming, Christopher Nolan, Steve Jobs, New York City, Toronto, Startup, Horizon, Ethereum, Blockchain, Satoshi Nakamoto, Linus Torvalds, Sxsw, Hugh Forrest, Hilton Austin, Austin Startups


SXSW Startups: Fantag

The Forrest Four-Cast: February 11, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.A finalist in Entertainment and Content, which will pitch at 3:30 pm Sunday, March 10, Fantag makes applications and embeddable technology that lets everyone access video momen...
Tags: Videos, Startups, Sports, Sacramento, Startup, Sacramento State, San Jose, John, Iot, UC Davis, Sdk, Intel Capital, Sxsw, Bay Area, Distribution, San Francisco Bay Area


Us TV Spot: They Won’t Stop Until They Kill Them

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Us TV spot: They won’t stop until they kill them Universal Pictures has released a brand new TV spot for Academy Award winner Jordan Peele’s forthcoming social thriller Us, featuring new terrifying clips from the film. Check out the video below (via Bloody Disgusting) and look for it to hit theaters on March 22. Us stars Lupita Nyong’o (Black Panther), Winston Duke (Black Panther), Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale) and Tim Heidecker (Ant-Man and the Wasp) along with ne...
Tags: Movies, Horror, US, Adelaide, Universal Pictures, Sxsw, Northern California, Lupita Nyong, Peele, Jordan Peele, Movie News, Monkeypaw, Daniel Lupi, Sean McKittrick Jason Blum, Ian Cooper, Tim Heidecker Ant Man


The 50 Top Startups at SXSW 2019

The Forrest Four-Cast: February 11, 2019 The 11th annual SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx brings together more than 50 of the world’s top startups who will present their emerging technologies before a panel of expert judges and a live audience on March 9–10.The Pitch Award Ceremony, announcing winners in each of ten different categories, will be take place Sunday, March 10 from 6:30 pm-8 pm at the Hilton Hotel (6th Floor, Salon H).Listed in alphabetical order by category name, here are all the pa...
Tags: Startups, New York, London, Washington, Entrepreneurship, Berlin, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Startup, Creativity, San Diego, Philadelphia, Houston, Columbia, Orlando, Gothenburg


The Entrepreneur’s Essentials #13: To be stealthy or not?

As I mentioned at the beginning of this series/ebook, over the years I’ve noticed that I tend to frequently share certain Lucky7 posts with entrepreneurs we’ve backed, team members at data.world, or other startup investors I know. In totality, these posts are at least as long as most business books. So I’m packaging the best of them up for you here in a new series called The Entrepreneur’s Essentials. This series/ebook will be at least 20 posts long, and I’ll add some commentary on how I’ve pers...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, Europe, Transparency, Wisdom, Entrepreneurship, Los Angeles, Startup, CMO, Launch, Austin, Gartner, Forrester, Sxsw, Gary, World Economic Forum