This is the archived SXSW 2012 schedule. Please see the current schedule here.

Startup Spotlight

A special reception that shines the spotlight on emerging startups. Enjoy complimentary beer and wine while checking out demos from startup participants, all within the heart of Startup Village on the 4th floor of the Hilton.

Participants include:
Audioair is a mobile-based technology that connects to a network within the given establishment.

Brouha is an at-door automated mobile messaging platform that allows for a direct mobile connection between customers and the stores they frequent, every time they show up.

Mumbo is the ultimate social messaging app for your smartphone or desktop.

NewsiT is a mobile crowd-reporting platform for people to create, collaborate and share the news that's personally relevant to them.

Nixter's an app that will improve your nightlife experience recommending your the best parties based on your real nightlife likes.

A quick and fun way to discover volunteer and social good opportunities around you.

RAVN, the Pandora of Event Discovery.

Sphero, from Orbotix, is the first robotic ball you control with your smartphone, lets you roll into a new world of gaming.

StepwellS provides a simple platform for anyone to create, publish and consume mobile dashboards.

Talentwire is a talent development community for tech, media, and entertainment professionals where you connect with people who do what you do. is a beautiful and broadly-focused website that aggregates learning and informational Trails, which are a simple visual way to find & share your favorite online information.

Wendr is a free iPhone app that makes it easy to find out what your friends are doing #TONIGHT.

Womzit, the Word of Mouth App is a fun, fast and frictionless way for you to spread great experiences.

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