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NYCEDC at SXSW Interactive 2012



Last year at SXSW Interactive. Photo credit: Merrick Ales

We’re discarding our usual all-black outfits, shining up the cowboy boots and packing our bags for sunny Austin, because SXSW Interactive starts this Friday! New York City is making an even bigger splash this year at the ultimate emerging technology festival.

Will we see you there? Join us at our SXSW panel:

Silicon Alley: Startup Ecosystem That Never Sleeps
Monday, March 12 from 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon C

Start spreading the news...the New York City tech renaissance is underway. "Silicon Alley," as NYC’s booming tech startup cluster is known, has a vibrant culture with unique competitive advantages. Join us as leading NYC entrepreneurs discuss the strategic factors contributing to the ongoing evolution of NYC’s diverse, cross-industry startup ecosystem.

Featured speakers:
Kristy Sundjaja, Senior Director, Center for Economic Transformation, NYCEDC
Barry Silbert, Founder and CEO, SecondMarket
David S. Kidder, Co-founder and CEO, Clickable
Divya Gugnani, CEO, Send the Trend
Liz Crawford, CTO, Birchbox

New York City Chief Digital Officer Rachel Sterne will also be speaking at Future of Cities: Technology in Public Service panel on Monday, March 12 from 12:30 to 1:30 PM at AT&T Conference Hotel. Plus we’ll be at the Made in NY: Austin party on Sunday, March 11, sponsored by NY Tech Meetup, Gust, and many other NYC tech companies.

Made in NY Austin

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