Startup Oasis (Day 1)

March 14, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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About Startup Oasis:

In our second year, Startup Oasis is the place for everything startup related on 6th St. Produced by UP Global and the Kauffman Foundation, Startup Oasis brings a safe haven escape for startups in the midst of the craze of the festival. By partnering with a variety of industry leaders, Startup Oasis brings the best programming and parties for startups on March 14, 15, 16.

Pitch Like a Unicorn : Presented by EY

12:00 PM – 2:30 PM
First Floor : Old School Bar & Grill

Pitching investors can be one of the most daunting yet important responsibilities of an entrepreneur. To help take some of the mystery out of the fundraising in this age of unicorns, we’ve assembled a team who will share tips and tricks on financing, pitching to investors and successfully growing a business. Join us to perfect your pitch and gain new ideas and more confidence in your next investor meeting. 12:00pm Taco Fiesta Lunch – 12:30pm Interviews on the do’s and dont’s of a pitch – 1:30pm Practice the Pitch mentor sessions

Kapor Center Diversity Lunch and Pitch Competition

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Second Floor : Old School Bar & Grill

The Kapor Center for Social Impact is driven towards leveraging information technology for positive and progressive change. Standing at the intersection of diversity and technology, we seek to disrupt the culture of mirror-tocracy and create a more merit-based tech sector that’s fully inclusive of communities of color, in particular black and Latino. Join us for brunch as we discuss why a more inclusive tech sector is germane to the future of tech, followed by a moderated Q&A with an entrepreneur of color and a start-up pitch competition for seed-stage founders of color.

The Nasdaq Meetup

2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Second Floor : Old School Bar & Grill

Join Nasdaq and Nasdaq Private Market for an exciting new Meetup at SXSWi! We’re hosting a panel with an innovative group of Young Entrepreneurs talking about their experiences as Founder’s, followed by a Q&A session with some of our Freshman IPO Class companies sharing their story about going public, both moderated by POLITICO’s Bennett Richardson’s. Stick around for food and cocktails afterwards too. All welcome!

Happy Hour with Google Cloud Platform Team & TechShop Office Hours

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
First Floor : Old School Bar & Grill

Join the Google Cloud Platform Team for lightning talks and networking. If you have any technical questions, experienced Google staff will offer Techstop Office Hours to help you. Lightning talks include: GCP Overview, Revolution in Cloud Computing: Virtualization & Managed VMs, Revolution in Cloud Computing: Cloud Containers, Cloud Powering Your Mobile Development, and Case Studies on Game and Growth/Scale.

FinTech Startup Showcase

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Second Floor : Old School Bar & Grill

FinTech startups are some of the most groundbreaking and monumental startups we’re seeing in 2015. Join us at Startup Oasis to see some of the best FinTech startups in Austin. All are welcome!

Dallas Drops the Mic

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
First Floor : Old School Bar & Grill

Join the Dallas Startup Community in a truly epic happy hour where freestyles and mic dropping are expected. We’ll show you why Dallas is the greatest place to create a company by bringing in our investors, startups, and all of the other pieces that make our startup community awesome.

Colorado Party

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Second Floor : Old School Bar & Grill

Colorado is a magical place for startups. A perfect ballance of culture, work and places to play. The event is sponsored by: IMM Sticker Giant Pivot Desk Join us as we show you the best place to start your company!

Ignite @ SXSWi

8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Second Floor : Old School Bar & Grill

Enlighten us, but make it quick. Ignite is a series of 5 minute presentations about geeky subjects delivered in a format of 20 slides (15 seconds per slide, auto advancing). Want to speak? Fill out this easy form – – Our speaking lineup has not been announced.

Oasis Startup Party

10:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Both Floors : Old School Bar & Grill

This year, we’re offering up one of our party slots to the community we love the most, startups! Most startups can’t afford prime time party slots during the festival. So we’re breaking it up – 10 startups on each floor – each get an awesome area to showcase what they’ve got. Send in your inquiry if you’re interested in being a part of the best startups on 6th street –


March 14, 2015
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Old School Bar & Grill
401 E 6th St
Austin,TX78701United States
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