Four Fintech Events You Don’t Want To Miss at SXSWi

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It’s here! March is the month we look forward to all year. It not only marks the beginning of the spring season — Spring Break and March Madness—but also ushers SXSW into Austin for its 28th year

SXSW is a platform for startups, innovators, film and musical artists to showcase their ideas and talents to the world. It’s a great place to not only learn something new from
different panels and thought leaders, but also to network with like-minded individuals and make lasting connections.

As you complete the final details for your trip to the Live Music Capital, here are the top events that our team is looking forward to attending at SXSW Interactive. They are great opportunities to socialize with financial technology leaders and learn from the industry’s best.

Yodlee Interactive Fintech Meetup, Friday, March 13th
The Yodlee Interactive event page shares three reasons why you don’t want to miss this event. Besides learning from thought leaders in the fintech space, and connecting with Yodlee Interactive and partners, come enjoy great food from The Peached Tortilla, cocktails at Icenhauer’s and live entertainment.

SXSW Accelerator, Saturday, March 14th through Sunday, March 15th
This competition is known for its introduction of new technologies and startups to the world. Forty-eight different Interactive startups present their pitches and ideas to a live audience and a panel of judges and emcees. In the end, only one will reign.
Previous Accelerator participants have gone on to be acquired.

Fintech Cocktails with The Financial Solutions Lab at SXSWi, Monday, March 16th
If you are an entrepreneur or hold interest in the fintech space, this is where you need to be! Enjoy cocktails and mingle with financial technology innovators, as you learn about The Financial Solution Lab’s Innovation Challenge.

Social Data’s Influence on Financial Markets, Tuesday, March 17th
Social media is everywhere around us, and holds the power to make or break people, careers and brands. This panel covers social chatter and its influence on major market movements and will teach attendees how to spot and analyze it.