Tagged: Bob Metcalfe

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...

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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...

At First Glance…

As the instructor of this course and while the students are working on previews, I thought I’d make a post about some of the things I am most excited about seeing at SXSW this year. It’s always good to have a plan, before the madness sets in, and it doesn’t hurt to have Plan A,...