Student Startup Madness - Finals Round One

A session at SXSW Interactive 2013

Saturday 9th March, 2013

9:30am to 10:30am (CST)

Student Startup Madness (SSM) is a nationwide tournament for college student digital media startups, and SXSW is home of the national finals.

This year's tournament opened in the summer of 2012. First and regional rounds of the competition were held online via Gust.com, bringing the field from 64 teams to 32 regional semi-finalists. On Jan 9, the “Entrepreneurial Eight” finalists were announced and invited to SXSW.

Join us for our 3-session event on Saturday morning and watch teams from Emory, Illinois, Michigan State, RPI, St. Louis, Stanford, UC Berkeley, and UT Austin pitch to a judging panel, featuring co-founders of Square and BrandYourself and investors/technologists from TechStars, Google, and Turner to win prizes, school bragging rights and the SSM championship.

This 9:30-10:30 session features teams from The University of Texas at Austin, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Stanford University and Emory University. Find out more at www.StudentStartupMadness.com

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Nicole Glaros

Managing Dir, Boulder, TechStars

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Patrick Ambron

CEO, BrandYourself.com

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Jim McKelvey

Co Founder, Square

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Paul Amsbary

Sr Interaction Designer, Turner Broadcasting

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11am Student Startup Madness - Finals Round Two by Patrick Ambron, Nicole Glaros, Jim McKelvey and Paul Amsbary

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Time 9:30am10:30am CST

Date Sat 9th March 2013


Room 400/402, Hilton Austin Downtown

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