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The Power of Gratitude and Your Network at SXSW

A lot of people don’t come to SXSW anymore because they are afraid it isn’t cool. That, however, couldn’t be further from the truth. SXSW is a week that I look forward to every year to deepen partnerships and relationships from around the world, meet new friends, and interconnect people in ways they haven’t thought …

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5 Takeaways From SXSW 2019

SXSW Interactive has evolved over the past decade that I have been going. For starters, I’ve watched ridesharing services come, go, and come back again, but it doesn’t seem to help the traffic situation either way. This year there were scooters on top of everything, which come with their own set of issues. It was …

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Your Ultimate Guide to SXSW Panel Picker 2019 Submissions

Even if you haven’t attended SXSW before, you’re probably familiar with the cultural impact of the sprawling annual conference/festival/showcase in Austin. From global brands to influential futurists, just about everyone who is anyone makes an appearance at the conference at some point. Elon Musk has been there, as has Joe Biden, Kesha, and …

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Empowering 150 HBCU Students at SXSW

As our plane departed Atlanta for Austin, a single question nagged me: “How are we going to make the most of this for the students?” Our objective was to play a part in the [email protected] program, which aims to “diversify the innovation, entrepreneurship and investment ecosystem for all…by bringing the smartest and brightest minority college …

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The Democracy of the Internet and Other Takeaways from SXSW

South by Southwest (SXSW) is a 10-day interactive film and music festival that happens annually in Austin, Texas. Hundreds of thousands of influencers, visionaries, fans, entrepreneurs, and leaders in their space descend upon this state capital to share ideas and stories. I was there just recently for this year’s event, eager to discover new concepts, …

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