South by Southwest


Five start-up standouts from SXSW 2013

3:19PM | Monday, 11 March 2013 |  A ride-sharing service that uses oversized pink moustaches to distinguish itself has spoken of its success at South by Southwest 2013, having raised $7 million from a number of investors.

New payment technologies take off as RetailMeNot plans to introduce credit card coupon system

4:30PM | Thursday, 5 April 2012 |  Retail coupon giant RetailMeNot is set to introduce a new coupon system where users can automatically get discounts at retailers by punching in their credit card numbers through the company’s website.

Australian film start-up wins SXSW award

3:22PM | Friday, 16 March 2012 |  Australian film project Big Stories, Small Towns has won an interactive award at the South by Southwest festival, with co-director Nick Crowther singing the praises of the SXSW experience.

10 great lessons to take from SXSW 2012

3:50PM | Thursday, 15 March 2012 |  The annual South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas is a magnet for the world’s most innovative entrepreneurs. Here are the top 10 business lessons we’ve collected from this year’s show. BY OLIVER MILMAN.

Start-ups jostle for attention at packed SXSW

3:00AM | Wednesday, 14 March 2012 |  Start-ups attempting to stand out at the increasingly crowded South by Southwest Festival in the US have been advised to use tactics such as interactive platforms, appealing to early adopters, and having people on the ground.

Aussie team develops social media technology on Startup Bus

3:53PM | Friday, 9 March 2012 |  Three Australian tech entrepreneurs have developed a new platform to help social network users preserve their digital lives, all whilst travelling on the Startup Bus from Las Vegas to Texas.

Aussie start-ups bid for place on SXSW PanelPicker

8:48PM | Tuesday, 23 August 2011 |  Two Australian start-ups have submitted an application to the 2012 South by Southwest PanelPicker, with the aim of promoting Australia as an ideal place to do business.