February 12th 2014
Localiiz knows better than anyone that Hong Kong is a breeding ground for startup stardom. But in a city as insular as ours, expanding your horizons could make the difference between conquering the city or the world. With this in mind, we bring you an unfathomably valuable giveaway from our friends at General Assembly
: your chance to rub elbows with the world’s best and brightest entrepreneurs, influences and industry experts at the 21st SXSW Interactive Festival
in Austin, Texas, with all flights, accommodation and transport thrown in!
Part of the overarching SXSW Festival
that also spans Music and Film, SXSW Interactive (March 7th-11th 2014) comprises of five days packed with compelling presentations, panels and general partying with established and emerging minds in the technology and digital sectors.
Along with 75 official parties and 800 sessions, there will be a designated Startup Village, home of the two-day SXSW Accelerator
pitch competition for newly launched companies, tonnes of networking events and workshop, and even its own Ping Pong Tournament
Building Tools for Creativity - SXSW Interactive 2013 from SXSW
The entire programme is designed around an ethos of innovation, inspiration and creativity, and this year there really is something for everyone, as you can see from the wildly wonderful selection of events we’ve pulled out for you below:
For UX designers: A UX Fisherman's Guide to Hooking Users
For mobile innovators: Mobile Zen: The Data Behind Happiness
For women entrepreneurs: Feminism 2.0: Technology & Women's Empowerment
For bloggers: Lifestyle & Fashion Blogger & Brand Meet Up
For funding searchers: Gen Y Sugar Daddy - The Technophilanthropist
For the overworked: Beyond Unplugging: Staying Sane Online
As part of the GA Giveaway, you and three friends/colleagues will receive round-trip airfare to Austin from anywhere in North America, Europe, Asia or Australia, four nights accommodation at a plush private house with other entrepreneurs and investors, VIP access to the GA and Splash House Party, VIP backstage passes to the Above Average comedy show, and US$1,000 Uber credit to get you around the city in style.
So for you chance to gain unparallelled access to the most exciting festival of its kind, sign up now to the General Assembly SXSW Giveaway and cross your fingers you’ll get the chance to spread your wings!
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