Mobile Future

SXSW Networking Events

Headed to SXSW? Join us for Two Great Networking Events


Startup Lunch: The Wireless Meet-up
Saturday, March 12
12 to 2 PM
Maggie Mae’s

Join Mobile Future and Tech.Co for a meet-up lunch where some of the brightest minds in tech will be on hand for one-on-one mentor sessions. You must register in advance. RSVP

Confirmed Mentors Include:
Andrew Der: Andrew joined Verizon Ventures in 2013 and focuses on strategic marketing and business development for the firm. Andrew has 15 years of experience in innovation, strategy, digital marketing, and emerging technologies, focusing primarily on consumer products and web / mobile products.

Caroline Waxler: Caroline is one of the country’s leading authorities on live content and had held a number of high-profile positions at startups with successful exits, including Business Insider and LearnVest.

Clarence Wooten: Clarence is a serial internet entrepreneur whose been creating and building Web startups since 1998. Back then, he was co-founder and CEO of, the World’s first online superstore of pre-fabricated websites for small businesses.

Kate Gardiner: Kate is an audience engagement specialist working with media brands to redefine their digital futures. She is the founder of DSTL, a New York-based agency serving clients around the world. She is also the events director for, a platform for women in business, technology and media.

Meghan Asha: Meghan works closely with CCP’s portfolio companies and retained search clientele. Prior to joining CCP, and with an investment from a lead angel investor at Sequoia, Meghan built a digital media platform. After selling the platform in 2008, she then partnered with Next New Networks and NBC’s New York NonStop to produce and co-host a popular Internet chat show, TMI weekly.

Phyllis Dealy: Phyllis is the Founder and CEO of Reinvent The World ®, a new force for collective good at the intersection of leadership development, corporate philanthropy & creative collaboration. Reinvent The World connects business, government, philanthropy and communities to create and fund positive change in the world.

Rodney Sampson: Rodney is a veteran tech entrepreneur, angel investor, selective advisor and experienced authority on the diversification of the innovation, entrepreneurship and investment ecosystem for all. He currently serves as Chairman, Opportunity Hub; Chief, Diversity + Inclusion Initiatives, TechSquare Labs, and CEO, Kingonomics. Sampson previously served as the 1st Head of Diversity at Mark Burnett Productions, executive producers of the hit ABC show, ABC’s Sharktank.

Thomas Knoll: Thomas provides Executive Advising & Business Coaching services through He has been building online communities for 19 years, working as community architect, product designer, social marketer, founder and advisor for companies including Primeloop, 500Startups, LaunchRock, Zappos, UserVoice, and Seesmic.

You must register in advance. RSVP

#MobileRitas Networking Brunch
Sunday, March 13
11 AM to 1 PM
Chupacabra Cantina

You don’t want to miss Mobile Future’s 4th annual networking brunch featuring Chupacabra’s famous fajitas and margaritas. You must register in advance. RSVP

More Resources for FUTUREpreneurs

Mobile Future will host a series of free webinars providing mobile entrepreneurs with real-world advice on fundraising, marketing, adding structure, and creating a business culture.  The presenters will include tech leaders, financial and marketing experts, and fellow entrepreneurs. Check out all of the webinars

Up next: SXSW: What made us go “Hmmm”
Thursday, March 24 at 1 PM (ET)

The Mobileys: The Mobileys honor entrepreneurs who inspire and make a difference through mobile innovation. This annual national competition produced by Mobile Future recognizes and supports wireless apps, services and products that make the world a better place.  Information on The Mobileys 2016 competition will be available this spring.  To receive information on the call for entries, please contact Mark Rebholz at [email protected]

Tips for Startups: Mobile Future’s new Tips for Startups resource will help hipsters, hackers and hustlers keep their eyes on the prize. Check out the piece.

Mobile Future Blog:From interesting new apps to trends in mobile, Mobile Future’s blog is a great resource for all things mobile. Click here to read the blog.

Internet of Things: Mobile Future’s new infographic illustrates how the Internet of Things is redefining how we live our lives. Check out the infographic. 

5G: Accelerating Next Generation Wireless Opportunities Report and Webinar: 
Now available for on-demand viewing, the webinar discusses findings from Mobile Future’s recent report on 5G technology. Download the report and watch the webinar.

Digital Learning in the United States: Mobile Future partnered with member company Learn with Homer on an infographic illustrating how administrators, teachers, and students are embracing mobile technology. Check out the infographic.