Tagged: Accelerator

SXSW Accelerator With Bob Metcalfe

SXSW 2015 marked the seventh year of the SXSW Accelerator. More than 500 startups pitched their business ideas to the Accelerator judges this year, and  six winners were chosen from six different Accelerator categories: Enterprise and Smart Data Technologies, Entertainment and Content Technologies, Digital Health and Life Science Technologies, Innovative World Technologies, Social Technologies, and Wearable...

Preview: Austin – The New Gateway for International Startups

Silicon Valley is not only a beacon of innovation within the American technology scene.  Many of its most successful ventures have begun in the hands of international entrepreneurs who have made the Valley their second home in order to give their companies the best chance at success. But as prices soar and innovation becomes a...

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Preview: SXSW Accelerator with Bob Metcalfe

SXSW Startup Village, part of the Interactive conference, brings together entrepreneurs, startups and investors in the Hilton Austin Downtown. This space houses the SXSW Interactive Accelerator, startup-themed panels and meetups, lounges, pitch events and mentoring/coaching sessions. I had the privilege of chatting with Dr. Bob Metcalfe, professor of innovation at the University of Texas, about the...

2012 Accelerator Competition

Known as the American Idol for start-ups, the 2012 Accelerator competition brings out the best and brightest tech innovators for one of the highest recognitions for an emerging technology. Live-storified throughout the final competition! [View the story “2012 Accelerator Competition” on Storify]

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Zamp: Making Travel Social

Atlanta-based app maker highlighted at SXSW Accelerator   Imagine arriving at your local airport and knowing that the short-term parking is full, or that the security lines are miraculously short at the other terminal entrance. What if you discovered that a friend or colleague was on your flight? Atlanta-based start-up Zamp envisions this reality where...