Last year, Zappos’s CEO Tony Hsieh spent much of his keynote speech at SXSW V2V 2013 on the Downtown Project, the name he gave to his personal economic and cultural revitalization effort of several acres of the original, downtown Las Vegas. Tony made a considerable financial commitment to the Downtown Project of $350 million, to [...]
The final day of SXSW V2V 2014 was all about the “v” for “venture” in the name.
Yesterday was a full day of programming, one-on-one meetings, and the great synchronicity of surprise meetings in the lunch-line hallway or at the Tech Cocktail reception at the Chandelier bar, as Day 2 of SXSW V2V unfolded.
I’m at SXW V2V for its sophomore year run this week. Monday (yesterday) was the first full day of programming, with Sunday mainly being devoted to the kick-off party and finding one’s hotel room.
Austin is increasingly being recognized on a national level as a hotbed for entrepreneurial talent, but UnLtd USA, an incubator program for Austin-based social entrepreneurs, is validating that there is a large pool of impact-focused entrepreneurs in the city as well.
Eagle Eye Networks, Inc., provider of a cloud managed, on-demand security and operations video management system, today announced the Eagle Eye Video API, targeted at businesses and developers integrating video into their applications.
WP Engine today announced a $15 million investment from North Bridge Growth Equity.
S3i Digital and Circle Media, Inc. today announced its merger. The merger combines S3i Digital’s well-known sports marketing and technology expertise with Circle Media’s core competencies in big data, social commerce and marketing.
Several tech news sources have been reporting this morning that Silverton Partners has raised it’s fourth fund in the amount of $75M.