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  1. Hug the Grinch! Win a Macbook Air! to

    on Friday 9th March

    At the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival, Zopim (www.zopim.com), a leading provider of cloud-based Customer Engagement solutions, will hijack the city of Austin, TX to sow the seeds of customer ...

    At Austin Convention Center (map)

  2. Half Day Event - Startup America at SXSW to

    on Friday 9th March

    Dedicated to helping young companies grow, the Startup America Partnership is providing a place to meet, collaborate and mingle with iconic entrepreneurs, VCs and other startups this year in the ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon E, 4th floor (map)

  3. Ping Pong Tourney to

    on Friday 9th March

    Join Startup Village in our inaugural ping pong tourney; you need not be a professional, just register online or at the event (first come first serve) and prepare to have ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Room 400, 402 (map)

  4. Startup Marketing: Big Results with a Small Budget to

    Dual on Friday 9th March

    Are you struggling to market your startup? Do you have a great idea, but aren’t sure how to reach your audience and get customers? Even if you have the greatest ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon D, 4th floor (map)

  5. Why Invest in Health Tech? to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    Why Invest in Health Tech? Education, Inspiration, and Funding Advice for (Social) Health Tech Startups. This session is sponsored by Health 2.0 and Boehringer Ingelheim

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon A, 4th floor (map)

  6. Eric Ries Book Signing to

    on Friday 9th March

    Eric Ries signs his book ‘TThe Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses ’ at the SXSW bookstore.

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G Foyer (map)

  7. Fireside Chat with Vic Gundotra on Google+ to

    Dual on Friday 9th March

    Vic Gundotra will participate in a fireside chat with Guy Kawasaki to discuss the Google+ project. Vic will share how the product has grown since the initial launch, some of ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D, 4th floor (map)

  8. Give Me an Invite! Creating User Demand at Launch to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    Nobody likes waiting in line, whether for a party or an exclusive beta invite, unless they can skip it or be the “cool kid” who doles out invites to friends. ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon C, 4th floor (map)

  9. How to Be Acquired & Stay Happy to

    Core Conversation on Friday 9th March

    Congratulations: you've been acquired! First comes an initial high from the money and the attention. Often company acquisitions that seem like a great idea result in disappointment, a mass exodus, ...

    At Marriott Courtyard Austin Downtown/Convention Center, Rio Grande Ballroom (map)

  10. How to Lose Co-Founders and Alienate Startups to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    Most startup entrepreneurs, investors and incubators will tell you that two founders are better than one. What they won't tell you is two founders are more likely to try to ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon D, 4th floor (map)

  11. Show Me the Money: Where to Get Funding and What Are They Interested In? to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    Show Me The Money: Where to get funding and what are they interested in? Presentations by VC's, Health Incubators (e.g. Blueprint Health and Startup Health), and other funders. This session ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon A, 4th floor (map)

  12. Storytelling for Entrepreneurs & Startups to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    Storytelling is one of the most powerful forms of communication you have as an entrepreneur to assist you in starting a company, recruiting employees, raising capital, securing clients and getting ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon B (map)

  13. We Made This, and It's Not an Ad to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    What if agencies and marketers created products and services, not just ads? And what if they made these things for themselves, not just for clients? They do. But tackling things ...

    At InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, Capital Ballroom B (map)

  14. Startup Spotlight to

    on Friday 9th March

    A special reception that shines the spotlight on emerging startups. Enjoy complimentary beer and wine while checking out demos from startup participants, all within the heart of Startup Village on ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown (map)

  15. Funder vs. Funded: Fireside Chats with… to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    Funders vs. Funded... The Rise of Pharma VC's: A discussion with Pharma about their new VC funds. The Funded: A discussion with recently funded health tech startups. This session is ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon A, 4th floor (map)

  16. How Start-Ups Do Deals with Industry Titans to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    You're David, they're Goliath. You're a small company, they are industry giants. You're fast and innovative. They move markets. You just wish they would move those markets in your direction! ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon D, 4th floor (map)

  17. Launching Companies in Regulated Industries to

    Panel on Friday 9th March

    Technology startups are beginning to focus on traditional, regulated industries that until now haven’t seen many startup entrants. But taking on archaic, multi-billion-dollar industries isn’t easy. Startups face a variety ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon C, 4th floor (map)

  18. Small Business Showcase to

    on Friday 9th March

    Check out the "People's Gallery" at Austin City Hall and connect with local Austin start-ups and incubators, both in and beyond tech. The event will showcase local food & beverage ...

    At Austin City Hall (map)

  19. The Lean Startup: The Science of Entrepreneurship to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    The Lean Startup debuted at #2 on the New York Times bestseller list. This talk draws on stories and insights from the book, explaining the new science of entrepreneurship. Most ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Ballroom D, 4th floor (map)

  20. Understanding Start-Up Equity and Compensation to

    Solo on Friday 9th March

    Equity is the main driver of employee compensation at start-ups, yet a lot of the terminology and machinations around how to manage stock is shrouded in mystery. This session will ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon B (map)

  21. A Celebration of American Startups to

    on Friday 9th March

    Showcasing some of the country’s most successful entrepreneurs, as well as an array of corporate and elected leaders and some of the hottest music on the planet, this special event ...

    At ACL Live at the Moody Theater (map)

  22. All Day Event - Startup America at SXSW to

    on Saturday 10th March

    Dedicated to helping young companies grow, the Startup America Partnership is providing a place to meet, collaborate and mingle with iconic entrepreneurs, VCs and other startups this year in the ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon E, 4th floor (map)

  23. Freefalling: Taking Your Startup to 100% Cloud to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    Startups love the cloud. It's lean, it's agile, it's cost-effective for startups. As cloud services proliferate, it has become possible to run your web and mobile applications using 100% cloud ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon A, 4th floor (map)

  24. Help Wanted: Hunting High & Low for Digital Talent to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Everyone is looking for digital talent these days, from established tech firms, startups, advertising agencies to the biggest corporations. The ever-broadening makeup of the attendees of SXSW is a huge ...

    At Marriott Courtyard Austin Downtown/Convention Center, Brazos (map)

  25. TechStars Live! to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    TechStars, is an elite startup accelerator in the world, and by the numbers, it is harder to get in to than any Ivy League school. One of the hurdles in ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon H, 6th floor (map)

  26. The Lean Startup to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    YO STARTUPS – STOP WASTING YOUR TIME (AND FUNDING)! Hosted By Eric Ries (The Lean Startup) and Dave McClure (500 Startups), this 1-day track teaches pivotal metrics and actionable frameworks ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon C, 4th floor (map)

  27. (Not Just) Shit Startups Say: Anatomy of a Rockstar Product Cycle to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Startup Case Studies' from Etsy & others on building your product including 'insider tips' on agile development, minimum viable product, and continuous deployment. Hosted by Eric Ries.

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon C, 4th floor (map)

  28. Get Your Startup’s Name in Lights with IBM! to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Appearing at the 2012 SXSW Interactive Festival, IBM is looking for top entrepreneurs to join our Startup Showcase Video Series. We will be in the Startup Village hosting an audience ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon B (map)

  29. Startup Passion Smack-Down to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    A surprisingly high percentage of entrepreneurs derail their startups because they fall in love with their idea. Emotional attachment to an idea leads to premature scaling and a number of ...

    At Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon A, 4th floor (map)

  30. The Field of Dreams Manifesto to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    With easy access to new technologies, resources, and ideas, more and more startups outside the Valley and the Alley are finding early success in places like Kansas City, Missouri and ...

    At Hyatt Regency Austin, Texas Ballroom 1-3 (map)

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