2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Google Fiber Meet Up - "Appy" Hour!

#sxsw #GigAppy-Hr

Have an idea for a killer gigabit app? Want to chat with fellow developers about what it's like to build for gigabit platforms? Join your fellow gig dreamers and some members of the Google Fiber team for an "App-y" Hour (see what we did there?) and networking event.



Josh Baer

Mgr Dir

Capital Factory

Joshua Baer helps people quit their jobs and become entrepreneurs. In 2008 he founded Capital Factory, the largest startup incubator and co-working space in Austin, Texas. Joshua founded his first startup in 1996 in his dorm room at Carnegie Mellon University and now teaches a class at the University of Texas for student entrepreneurs. He is the a Return Path Fellow and is the most active email investor in the world. Joshua was recently recognized as the 2013 Austin Community Leader of the Year and a 2013 Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute. You can follow him on Twitter @JoshuaBaer


Mellie Price

Managing Partner

Capital Factory

Mellie Price has 20 years experience as a successful entrepreneur and executive. She is the Managing Partner at Source Spring - which has invested in over 20 early-stage companies and is actively involved in the Austin business and non-profit community.

Prior to Source Spring, Mellie founded Front Gate Tickets in 2003. She bootstrapped the company from her living room and in 2011 the system powered over $70M in ticket sales in 800+ cities across North America. Front Gate Tickets was acquired in September 2012.

Mellie is also a founding investor, lead mentor, and Managing Director for Capital Factory — a seed stage mentoring program and co-working facility in Austin, TX. She holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas at Austin and serves on the Board of Directors for Animal Trustees of Austin and the Sustainable Food Center.

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