2016 Schedule

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

If You Really Want to Change the World

Friday, March 11
3:45PM - 4:45PM

Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 400-402
500 E 4th St


Silicon Valley’s popular approach to creating new ventures is rooted in trial and error—test markets with new concepts and a minimum amount of capital – and hope for valuable businesses to emerge. But this “fail fast, pivot often” approach doesn’t apply, if you want to build a highly valuable and world changing business.

In IF YOU REALLY WANT TO CHANGE THE WORLD: A Guide to Creating, Building, and Sustaining Breakthrough Ventures (October, 2015), Henry Kressel and Norman Winarsky—veteran technologists, inventors, and investors in launching successful new ventures including Apple's Siri (Winarsky)— help entrepreneurs aim high, and build lasting companies with a new method.

Hashtags: #sxsw #startup


Dr Norman Winarsky at SXSW

Dr Norman Winarsky

Author/Lecturer/Past Pres of SRI Ventures

Winarsky Ventures

Norman Winarsky is a venture advisor, lecturer, author, and angel investor. He is past President of SRI Ventures at SRI International, a world-leading research institute founded by Stanford Univer...

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