Science, comedic pop songs and memories of parody Twitter accounts past will merge in Austin, Texas, this Saturday when Bill Nye and Andy Samberg grace the same stage.
Angel investor Ashton Kutcher, wife Demi Moore and the simian Beanie Baby she calls Pursemonkey had a latenight run-in with members of team GroupMe late last night at South By Southwest.
South By Southwest. Everything is amazing. Everything is “incredible.” Growth is “exploding.” It’s either Instagram for video or it’s mobile group messaging, or maybe it’s location-based deals! Whatever the product, most companies have been working for months on code, merchandise and marketing for this event.
But some companies have been working for five days, more Read More
So, at least one of the companies that was born on a fetid, bumpy bus to SXSW has just been offered a first round of funding.
No term sheets have been signed, but a team from one of the companies that rode buses from San Francisco, Chicago, New York, Miami and Cleveland has been offered Read More
Filling out your dance card for SXSW? Here’s where The Observer is hoping to find other New Yorkers.
Capital Factory, “
Foursquare, “SXSW Foursquare Party”
at Cedar Street Courtyard and Péché
Notes: Finally, a real four square party.
Crashable?: Yes, yes.
Which startup will rule the 2011 South By Southwest Interactive Festival?
New York’s own darling, Foursquare, was declared the breakout app in 2009. Twitter won hearts at the festival in 2007. This year, several New York startups are in the running.