March 20, 2017

On the first day of SXSW Interactive, former Vice President Joe Biden delivered a powerful message to a captivated crowd. He was in Austin to announce his foundation’s new cancer initiative. The enthusiasm of the audience was reflective of a highly healthcare-centric S...

March 20, 2017

As Philly’s presence at SXSW comes to a close this week, it’s time to recognize the women who championed Philadelphia at the conference all week long. Whether they are a company founder, a leader in Philly’s tech scene or a city liaison, these women traveled to Austin...

March 17, 2017

After the SXSW tradeshow came to a close, Philadelphia was out in full force on Tuesday night at the Amplify Philly official showcase held at Buffalo Billiards on 6th Street in Austin.

The showcase only served to solidify the pride Philadelphians emitted for Philly at S...

March 17, 2017

A build-your-own cheesesteak bar and a set by legendary DJ Jazzy Jeff were two highlights of Amplify’s Philly’s VIP event hosted at the Old School Bar & Grill. Eager SXSWers formed a line that wrapped around the block to enter the sold-out show on Austin’s bustling 6th...

March 17, 2017

It’s the morning of March 12th and the 1800 block of the Austin Convention Center is buzzing with activity as 15 startups from Philadelphia put the final touches on their SXSW trade show displays. As the doors open, a tangible energy runs through the Amplify Philly cam...

March 13, 2017

The Trump administration has been looming over SXSW this year — there was a well-attended discussion titled “A Conversation With the Failing New York Times” and a tech rally for Planned Parenthood, for example. And on Saturday, March 11th, Philly got the opportunity to...

March 13, 2017

Philly has officially settled in at SXSW, and we can’t say we miss the northeast weather. On Friday, March 10th, our first full day of events, the Amplify Philly team, Mayor Kenney and city staffers, sat in on a panel that connected directly to some initiatives already...

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