SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas March 8-12
Join our caravan of Missouri Startups & Investors as we depart from our Send-off Party (7-10PM, March 7th) at Kauffman Foundation Conference Center, stop for breakfast in Dallas at Tech Wildcatters, and then spend five days and four exhausting nights in Austin for SouthBySouthWest Interactive Festival – compelling presentations from the brightest minds in emerging technology, scores of exciting networking events hosted by industry leaders, the SXSW Trade Show and an unbeatable lineup of special programs showcasing the best new digital works, video games and innovative ideas the international community has to offer.
Amidst an incredible schedule, we’ll throw our own Party (Monday Night, March 11) to launch Startup MO company Tunespeak, and celebrate two National Finalists for the Interactive Festival’s Accelerator, Click With Me Now and Phone2Action. Additionally, at least 20 companies, two incubators and two venture firms from St. Louis and KC will be heading down.
And from eighteen colleges and universities across the United States, thirty-two startups fought through two rounds to be selected as semifinalists in this year’s Student Startup Madness competition. Now the competition is down to the Final Entrepreneurial Eight, including St. Louis University student team StoryBoard. Applaud them, and all the Startup Missouri entrepreneurs, at the culmination of the final battle South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive festival.
Join Us! Sign up now for the bus ride (Underwritten by the Kauffman Foundation), the discounted registration tickets, shared hotel rooms, and the signature party, all intending to support and celebrate the Startup scene in Missouri.