Expect the Unexpected @ SXSW 2018


South by Southwest features a variety of tracks that allows attendees to explore what’s next in the world of film, culture, music, and technology. SXSW proves that most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together.The Day 4 at the Conference was all about gaming and blockchain technology. Blockchain technology has the potential to disrupt the global financial system and government currencies.

After reviewing 100s applications, the most promising startups at SXSW got grilled by expert judges on stage, five startup finalists pitched and one won $100,000 investment. Manoj Saxena, Exec Chairman, Cognitive Scale appreciated the 7 companies, each with very interesting applications of the blockchain.

He shared three important factors for him; how big and exciting is the market, purpose behind the company and quality of the team. People have been attending SXSW for many years now. They found the sessions very informative and enlightening and it provides a great networking opportunity. The conference got a great review and people were excited about the gaming exhibit.

Source: TV Asia Bureau