We the People of Washington, DC


MARCH 13, 2016

TechBreakfast Showcase 2016 Presented by Booz Allen Hamilton 
9AM to 1PM
25 Speed Demos, 15 Kiosks, Giveaways, Awesome Breakfast, and Hundreds of folks like you.  

For more information, click here
"Spotlight" on the Future of News: Coffee Fireside Chat with Jeffrey Herbst and Marty Baron 
The rapid evolution of media and communication technologies has fundamentally changed the news business. Wake up to Jeffrey Herbst, Newseum president and CEO, and Marty Baron, Washington Post executive editor, and a lively discussion on where the news business is headed next and the implications for an informed citizenry and our democracy. 

Washington, DC Office Hours
10AM to 5PM
From technology to film, learn more about working with, starting a project in, or expanding your company to Washington, DC while at SXSW.
WeDC Startup Lounge
10AM to 5PM
Official SXSW Lounge

Join the people of Washington, DC at the WeDC Startup Lounge for a chance to recover and recharge. Meeting booths and charging stations provide guests the chance to experience Washington, DC without leaving SXSW.

WeDC Startup Showcase & Job Fair
3 to 5PM
At the WeDC Startup Showcase, 30 startups show how they use tech and innovation to solve global challenges in Washington. Mingle with DC’s most innovative companies and learn about job and investment opportunities.

See the full list of featured startups»

Events DC Presents Soundstage
1 to 2:30PM, 8 to 9PM

Bringing the music vibes of Washington, DC to Austin, TX.

1 to 2:30PM
  • Tigers Are Bad For Horses (Electronic)
  • Pelonkey DJs
  • Redline Graffiti (Electro Pop) 

8 to 9PM
  • Go Cozy (Rock)  
  • Pelonkey DJs
  • Young Rapids (Dream Pop)

We the People: The Nation’s Afterparty
at the #WeDC House
An Evening of Inclusion 
8 to 11PM
WDCEP, Executive Office of the Mayor, U.S. Small Business Administration, and national tech industry leaders shine a light and share ideas on how to advance opportunity for women and underrepresented minorities in venture capital and the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

The Nation’s Afterparty will showcase the nation’s leading champions and doers that are creating and advancing opportunities for people of all backgrounds, race, gender, age, and sexual orientation. 

Featured Host 
Muriel E. Bowser
Mayor, Washington, DC

Special Guest