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SXSW

(South by SouthWest) A music, film and emerging technology festival held annually in Austin, Texas by SXSW Inc. It started in 1987 as a music festival and grew to the largest of its kind in the world with more than 2,000 performers and bands.

SXSW Interactive
The technology focus began as the SXSW Film and Multimedia Conference in 1994, which was renamed SXSW Interactive in 1999. After Twitter was unveiled in 2007, SXSW gained more notoriety as a venue to demo the next great technology product. In March 2014, the five-day Interactive event had more than 800 sessions and five keynote speakers. For more information, visit www.sxsw.com.

SXSW V2V (Vision to Venture)
Starting in 2013, SXSW conferences are held in Las Vegas for startups developing high-tech products in several fields, including entertainment, education, health and mobile.
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The speakers announced today feature a diverse group of leaders and innovators that make SXSW the foremost destination for creative people," Hugh Forrest, SXSW's Chief Programming Officer said in a (https://www.
He's the one who cooked up the idea to have Universal screen "Furious 7" at SXSW, based on the festival's track record for launching tentpoles.
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AUSTIN, Texas -- TrueAbility, whose technical assessment tools help IT pros prove their true technical abilities, and companies find and identify top IT talent, has been selected as a finalist in the Innovative Web category for the 5th annual SXSW Accelerator competition, the marquee event of the SXSW Interactive Festival's Startup Village, where startups showcase some of the most impressive new technology innovations to a panel of hand-picked judges and a live audience.
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