Pittsburgh Startups at SXSW

For those of you heading to Austin for SXSW Interactive, here’s a handy list of events and happenings our AlphaLab alumni and advisors are involved in—show your support to Pittsburgh startups by stopping by any or all of them.
While you’re there, don’t forget to say hello to our Program Manager, Mike Woycheck (@woycheck) who will be on the ground posting updates on AlphaLab’s twitter account (@alphalab) as well as his own.

NOWAIT’s Host App is a Finalist in SXSW Interactive Awards 

NoWait is up against some heavy hitters in the Classic Category and is also in the running for People’s Choice Award.

Details: The SXSW Interactive Awards winners will be announced on the evening of March 13th, in the Hilton Austin Downtown.

VitalClip pitches at SXSW Accelerator

VitalClip will be unveiling the newest version of their product at the SXSW Interactive Accelerator. Chosen from over 670 companies who submitted their web-based products, VitalClip will compete against 48 other companies on Day One (March 12) for the chance to be one of the top 18 invited back for Day Two (March 13).

Details: This event takes place on March 12 & 13 on the Fourth Floor of the Hilton Austin Downtown. On March 12th, VitalClip will be pitching in Salon D from 3:30pm – 4:30pm.

VIVO’s Paul Fireman Co-hosts a Multimedia Experience

Paul Fireman, CEO of AlphaLab company Vivo Live and FiremanCreative is teaming up with PostSecret and BLUEBRAIN to create a new kind of live, interactive experience that is sure to be unique to anything you’ve ever experienced.

Details: PostSecret + Bluebrain: A Multimedia Presentation is on Sunday, March 11, 6:30pm at the Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5

DEEPLOCAL’s CEO & Sr. Creative Director on Panels

Deeplocal‘s Senior Creative Engineer, Patrick Miller, will be speaking on the panel This Will Blow Your Mind: The Prius-Inspired Bike Friday, March 9th at 3:30-4:30pm. CEO Nathan Martin will be on the panel, It’s Alive: Interactive Machines That Captivate on Friday, March 9th from 5-6pm.

Party with ShowClix

Our friends at ShowClix will be hosting a party Thursday, March 15th. Visit their blog post to find out how you can score an invite!
Let us know of any Pittsburgh startup events we forgot in the comments section!