How an Emoji Becomes an Emoji: The Unicode Process at SXSW 2017

SXSW 2017 How exactly does an emoji end up on your phone keyboard? It’s actually a tightly regulated process overseen by the Unicode Consortium, the non-profit organization based in Silicon Valley whose members are primarily US tech companies. It takes upwards of 18 months between when an emoji is proposed and when it can endRead More…

Equity Crowdfunding and the Future of Raising Money at SXSW 2017

SXSW 2017 Crowdfunding forever changed the relationship between consumers and the products they support. Now that the JOBS Act has been passed and regulations have been put in place to allow anyone to be an investor, equity crowdfunding will change this relationship even further. This new paradigm will have a tremendous impact on the futureRead More…