2016 Schedule

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

Presented by: Capital Factory

Austin Goes Global: Best International Startups

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

Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
500 E 4th St


The Internet is making every business a global business from Day 1. International startups need to be thinking about how they will expand past their own country and eventually enter the U.S. market. Austin startups need partners in Europe, Latin America and Asia. Hear from European startups that have successfully expanded to the U.S. via Austin and Austin startups that have expanded to Europe.

Hashtags: #sxsw #ATXGlobal


Dawn Winchester at SXSW

Dawn Winchester



Dawn Winchester is the Chief Digital Officer for Publicis North America. Dawn is responsible for building on the agency's digital transformation and how it impacts the consumer experience, creative...

Show the rest
Fred Schmidt at SXSW

Fred Schmidt

Dir of Intl Affairs

Capital Factory

30 year veteran of fast-growth tech and entertainment businesses in the USA and Europe. Currently heading International at Capital Factory in Austin, the premier incubator-accelerator-investment f...

Show the rest
Joel Eriksson Enqvist at SXSW

Joel Eriksson Enqvist

Investment Mgr


Venture Capitalist / Investment Manager at the leading Nordic Venture Capital firm Creandum (first/early investor in Spotify, iZettle, Tictail, Vivino, KnC Miner etc.)

Founder of UBI Global (UBI...

Show the rest
John Erskine at SXSW

John Erskine

VP of Publishing

Cloud Imperium Games

For the past 18 years John has been at the forefront of online community building in gaming and entertainment. He's been involved in founding, funding and scaling multiple companies in the gaming a...

Show the rest


Interactive Badge, Gold Badge, Platinum Badge
Event Type
Thanks to our sponsors
Esurance Logo Mazda Logo Monster Energy Logo CapitalOne logo Bud Light logo McDonald's logo Austin Chronicle Logo
Music sponsor
Sonic Bids Logo Pandora Logo Marriott Rewards Logo
Interactive sponsor
Deloitte Digital Logo Ten-X Logo United Airlines Logo Samsung Logo