SXSW® 2023


Please join Baker Botts lawyers and the brightest minds in Tech for five days of educational sessions, networking opportunities, and discussions focused on today’s innovative and emerging technologies as we sponsor the Capital Factory House at SXSW® 2023.

The following provides a synopsis of the Events where we are participating.

  • Friday, March 10 (5:00 – 9:00 p.m.) - Startup Crawl at Capital Factory
    • Description: Startup Crawl has been the biggest party at SXSW since 2011. Over one hundred startups and partners set up tables to demo their products and talk to thousands of potential customers, investors, and employees. Grab your friends and find out what happens when the hottest startups come together at the same time and in the same place.
      This event is free and open to the public, but advanced registration is required. Please note: Free General Admission tickets do not guarantee entry due to LIMITED CAPACITY. Early Admissions tickets grant access from 5-6pm, one hour before the doors open to General Admission. VIP tickets guarantee dedicated access, 5pm early admission, and a swag bag packed with festival survival must-haves!
  • Saturday, March 11 (9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.) - Corporate Access Studio
    • Description: This is an opportunity to talk to industry executives from some of the world's most prominent companies. Come discover how to use resources, networks, and expertise to increase shared impact. Explore partnership opportunities, enhance your organization's growth objectives and customer engagement opportunities, and better understand how Capital Factory's Innovation Council members engage with portfolio companies on strategic partnerships, additional funding opportunities, and M&A. Plan to attend if you are a startup founder/CEO/CTO, enterprise corporate development or innovation leader, or venture/funding entity.
  • Sunday, March 12 (1:00 p.m.) - Baker Botts & Daimler Truck North America Panel: Vehicle to Grid at Capital Factory
    • Panelists include: Baker Botts Partner Andrea Stover (Moderator); Andreas Juretzka (Daimler); Sandip Sharma (Shell, formerly ERCOT); Jason Ryan (CenterPoint); and Dr. Leemon Baird (Swirlds Labs).
  • Tuesday, March 14 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) - Power in Partnerships: Bridging Innovation for Better Health in 2023 at Capital Factory
    • Description: Join Capital Factory Healthcare Innovation Council members —  Amazon Web Services (AWS), Baker Botts, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, C1 Innovation Lab, McKesson, and MITRE — for a day focused on the intersection of technology and partnerships. Hear from a diverse lineup of subject matter experts, including technology companies, healthcare providers, payers, venture capital firms, accelerators, and healthcare startups. Baker Botts partner Steve Mann will be moderating a session titled "How New-Generation DNA/RNA Sequencing Technology is Transforming Patient Care."

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