2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

SXgood Stories: Myth of the Entrepreneur

Monday, March 14
1:15PM - 2:15PM

The Case Foundation hosts an entertaining and eye-opening storytelling session featuring four entrepreneurial thought leaders. These dynamic individuals will each share a brief story about the challenges and opportunities they face as entrepreneurs... but only two will be true, while the other two are false. Will you be able to tell fact from fiction? Join us as we debunk some of the most common myths about entrepreneurship. (Program format inspired by the NPR show, Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me!)

Immediately following the Stories, join Case for their Future of Entrepreneurship Lab, a lively group discussion to inspire ideas for how we can create a new narrative for the future of entrepreneurship together. The Lab will be followed by a Happy Hour hosted by Case Foundation where attendees can mingle with o...

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Benjamin Jealous at SXSW

Benjamin Jealous


Kapor Capital

Benjamin Todd Jealous is a Partner at Kapor Capital, where he invests in seed-stage startup companies that use technology to solve touch social problems such as making poverty less expensive, high ...

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Earl Robinson


New Orleans Startup Fund

Jean Case at SXSW

Jean Case


The Case Foundation

Jean Case
CEO, Case Foundation
Chairman, National Geographic Society

Jean Case is an actively engaged philanthropist, investor and a pioneer in the world of interactive technologies. Her caree...

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Kesha Cash at SXSW

Kesha Cash

General Partner

Impact America Fund

Dubbed a “Top Five Gamechanger” by Forbes and a “Power Investor” by Essence , Kesha Cash founded Impact America Fund (IAF) to harness market opportunities overlooked by traditional investors. IAF...

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Laura Weidman Powers at SXSW

Laura Weidman Powers




Laura Weidman Powers is the co-founder and CEO of CODE2040, a nonprofit that creates pathways to success in the innovation economy for Blacks and Latino/...

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