NextFest Presents Technology + Social Entrepreneurship

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NextFest Presents Technology + Social Entrepreneurship

  1. 1. For  Immediate  Release  August  5,  2011     The  NextFest  Hosts  The  Next  Installment  of  Their  Interactive   Series  on  Social  Entrepreneurship     Austin’s  Tech  and  Social  Innovators  Come  Together  To  Network  And  Discuss  The   Connection  Between  Social  Entrepreneurship  and  Technology   Next  Fest,  an  interactive  series  for  college-­‐aged  social  entrepreneurs,  host  the  next  installment   “Technology+Social”  on  Saturday  September  10,  2011  from  12-­‐3  pm  in  Austin,  Texas.     Technology  is  an  important  part  of  social  entrepreneurship.  In  this  installment  NextFest   explores  this  connection  through  informative  presentations  from  seasoned  entrepreneurs  and   demonstrations  from  local  social  start-­‐ups  Aunt  Bertha  and  MiniDonations.  The  event  is  part  of   Austin’s  Start-­‐  Up  Week,  a  week  of  networking  and  informational  events  that  educate  and   empower  Austin  area  entrepreneurs.  The  event  takes  place  at  CoSpace  located  at  911  West   Anderson,  Austin  Suite  #203.  A  networking  happy  hour  follows  the  event  from  4-­‐6pm.  For   driving  directions  and  to  register  for  the  event  visit  http://bit.ly/oGPgFV     The  Next  Fest  is  a  global  movement  to  retain  the  spark  of  creativity  and  tenacity  of  the  idealist.     They  work  with  current  social  innovators,  promote  their  ideas  and  connect  them  with  right   resources  and  funding  to  succeed.  The  Next  Fest  welcomes  all  types  of  partnerships  and   innovative  collaboration  with  businesses,  nonprofits  and  individuals.  The  series  focuses  on   Social  Innovation  in  Technology  and  Social  Entrepreneurship  and  is  sponsored  by  local  social   ventures  is  sponsored  by  Brass  Knuckles  Media,  Aunt  Bertha,  Ticketbud,  FireFly  Vodka  and   Kind  Bars.  For  more  information  about  The  Next  Fest  please  visit  www.thenextfest.org.       Austin  Start-­‐Up  Week  is  a  five-­‐day  series  of  networking  and  events  that  celebrate   entrepreneurship  in  the  Austin  area.  Their  goal  is  to  create  an  environment  that  encourages   startups,  developers,  marketers,  UI/UXers,  college  students,  recent  graduates,  investors  and   tech  enthusiasts  to  come  check  out  Austin.  Learn  more  about  how  to  get  involved  by  visiting   http://austinstartupweek.com.   Press  Release  Created  &  Distributed  By   Brass  Knuckles  Media   512-­‐551-­‐4023   www.brassknucklesmedia.com  

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