Bus Of Missouri Entrepreneurs Bound For Austin, SXSW



The Austin Convention Center is the epicenter of activity for South by Southwest. | Photo courtesy of Creative Commons

A charter bus of more than 40 entrepreneurs affiliated with Startup Missouri, the state-level version of the Startup America Partnership, will depart from Kansas City tonight and travel to Austin, Texas for the annual South By Southwest (SXSW) conference.

SXSW Interactive, the tech portion of the conference, is a mecca for social technology innovation where companies ranging from small startups to large corporations meet to showcase their latest projects. The Interactive portion drew 25,000 attendees in 2012 alone.

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is hosting a reception tonight from 6-8 to send off the SXSW bus.

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