Just posted to a different thread, but will add events/activities here. Encourage folks to look into the Startup America events including office hours opportunities as well as 500 Startups, etc for practical founder curriculum on Saturday. Apply for SXSW SWNext: Startup Weekend has partnered with Startup America to bring you NEXT at SXSW, a program for startups to receive hands-on feedback, including program sessions and on-on-one mentoring. Submit your application now at www.swnext.co/sxsw/. Think deadline is past, but might be worth trying.
Other events that look good:
SXSW Startup Crawl
After you pick up your SXSW badge - what will you do? Head over to Capital Factory to drink, snack and chat with hundreds of tech companies and entrepreneurs. Participate in the fifth annual SXSW Startup Crawl!
for more information and to register to be a crawler.
Celebrate International Women's Day with Women Innovate Mobile and hear from speakers including Dell's Entrepreneur in Residence, Ingrid Vanderveldt, L'Oreal's Rachel Weiss and Twitter's Sara Haider.
for more information and to register. (Sorry guys, this event is just for the ladies!)
Kick off SXSW with an on the move, food crawl-inspired tour celebrating the most buzzed-about eateries, restaurant, food trailers and local fare in downtown Austin. The schedule is still in the works, but it's sure to be a delicious one!
to register and join the 8,000 other foodies at techies participating in the first SXSW Food Crawl
Join Tech Cocktail, Keep America Beautiful and the .CO team as we celebrate some of the hottest startups with an upscale, inspired version of the classic startup meal - ramen!
for free ramen and beer!
Startup America's "Celebration of American Startups" at the famous, Austin City Limits Live venue. There's a VIP area for bites and drinks and the best seats in the house. You must have a SXSW badge to enter. Access is limited so, hurry and register here
All Hat Party is always great: www.allhat5.eventbrite.com
Awesome list contributed by Shireen & the .CO team @dotCo