Join UP Global and the Kauffman Foundation for Startup Oasis at SXSW Interactive!

What are your plans for SXSW? Join us for Startup Oasis at SXSW Interactive at Old School Bar & Grill on 6th St.!

SXSW on 6th Street

This year, UP Global & The Kauffman Foundation will be hosting our community at Old School Bar & Grill on 6th St. on March 7-9 during the first three days of SXSW Interactive.

#startupoasis is the place for everything startups on 6th St.

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Here’s what we’ve got going on at Startup Oasis:

Office Hours:

Like previous years and events, Office Hours are scheduled 10 minute blocks of time where anyone can sit down and talk with a mentor one-on-one. We work within our network and our partners to bring you the best mentors across a diverse range of skill sets. Unlike previous years, we’ll be launching an online platform where you can sign up in advance for Office Hours. We’ll also be doing Office Hours walk-ins for those who don’t want to commit to anything in advance. Click here to book some time with mentors.

Launch Pad:

In the past, we’ve seen a lot of companies launch in their hotel rooms – where’s the fun in that? This year we’re bringing you Launch Pad – we’ll start every morning off celebrating companies that launch at SXSW by offering press, photos, filming, and, of course, a celebratory drink! Click here to sign up to launch at Startup Oasis.

Pitch It with Post It®:

Think Happy Hour meets Pitch Competition. We’ll be hosting a 60-second pitch competition, bringing in awesome judges with a bunch of amazing prizes. Click here to sign up to pitch at Startup Oasis.

Pitch Booth:

Photo booths are so last year! Come to our Pitch Booth sponsored by Sprint Accelerator to pitch your idea to the world. Pitch in our booth, automatically upload your video on Vimeo and blast it out to the world.

Lastly, our partners will be doing innovating things in our space, too. For example, Pinsight Media + Powered by Sprint will be throwing our opening party on Friday night, bringing in an awesome band to start off strong. We’ve also teamed up with Tech Cocktail to put on exciting programming in the space for all of Saturday. Not to mention, we’ll be hosting 500 Startups and .CO for a half-baked pitch competition.

Throughout March 7-9, the Startup Oasis will be a collaborative and chill lounge thanks to Turnstone Furniture who are turning the top floor into a relaxing escape from the craziness of SXSW. Come by, order a snack, have a drink, take a nap, or enjoy the people watching from our 6th street patio.

The full schedule can be found at startupoasis.up.co – join UP Global and The Kauffman Foundation at #startupoasis.

Any questions? Want to sponsor an event? Contact us at [email protected]