Are you planning to attend SXSW® Interactive (SXSWi) Festival in Austin? On March 13th from 4-8pm, we’re excited to host the 2nd annual Fintech Meetup during SXSWi. Check out the video and photos from last year’s event. This year, we’re partnering with Austin Fintech and Austin Technology Incubator to bring together a number of Fintech entrepreneurs, founders, developers, accelerators and investors. Connect with other thought leaders in Fintech and enjoy great food, drinks, music, and entertainment. Plus, don’t miss our interactive panel featuring special guests, Jonathan LeBlanc (Global Head of Developer Evangelism, PayPal), Danny Baute (Director of Operations, Kabbage), Stephane Dubois (CEO, Xignite), John Minor (VP, Product and Marketing, PayNearMe) and Christine Loredo (VP, Yodlee® NEXT) starting at 5PM as they discuss transformations in the Fintech API Ecosystem. We’re also partnering with several leaders in the financial services and technology sectors: Xignite, PayNearMe, Charles Schwab, Autochartist, Socialware, Arista Networks, BitPay, Credit Karma, Kabbage, Cyfeon, Leverage PR and Planwise. Thanks for your amazing support! DRAFT, a new crowd-sourced online investment company that is part of Yodlee Interactive Incubator, will be offering cool T-shirts to those who sign up for its BETA at www.draftapp.com. Lastly, you’ll have a chance to win a Bitcoin in our Rock-Paper-Scissors “Battle Royale” Tournament from 6-7PM. Don’t miss the pure excitement, adrenaline and tension as you and other competitors battle for a Bitcoin AND bragging rights. Are you feeling lucky? Besides hosting a Fintech meetup on March 13th, we're also sponsoring the 5th annual Small Business Web happy hours at Coyote Ugly on March 13th - 15th from 5-8pm. Register here to attend and relax with the CEOs, CTOs, VP business development, VP marketing, investors, resellers, channels, distributors, and media in the industry. Also, don't miss SoFin - a social gathering for Fintech and Finserv on March 13th from 12-4pm right before our meetup. Register here to network with entrepreneurs from Fintech and Finserv startups, angel investors and VCs who are active in our verticals, industry folks from large financial firms, and some hand picked guests who are great at generating buzz. The 22nd annual SXSW Interactive Festival returns to Austin from Friday, March 13th through Tuesday, March 19th. An incubator of cutting-edge technologies and digital creativity, the event features five days of compelling presentations and panels from the brightest minds in emerging technology, exciting networking events hosted by industry leaders and an unbeatable lineup of programs showcasing the best new startup ideas. At SXSW Interactive Festival 2014, there were 32,798 conference participants from 82 countries. This included 1,100 sessions, 2,377 speakers and 3,198 media attendees. Click here to find video recordings of last year’s sessions. What are you looking forward to at SXSW? Are you excited about connecting with Fintech entrepreneurs, developers, accelerators or investors? Register here to attend and we hope to see you there!