SXSW Accelerator - we won!

Posted by on Mar 13, 2013 | 1 comment

Absolutely thrilled to share this news today: Alice and Jo rounded out their trip to SXSW by delivering the winning pitch in the 2013 SXSW Accelerator‘s Entertainment & Gaming category! We’re beyond pleased, and so grateful to all the awesome folks at SXSW. A massive THANK YOU too to everyone who cheered us on there or watched the live stream and tweeted happy messages. You guys are so great, and your support means everything to us. <3 We’re added a few pics from the awards ceremony into our SXSW set on flickr. Roll on press release: _____ For immediate...

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SXSW Accelerator: we’re in!

Posted by on Jan 30, 2013 | 0 comments

What’s the opposite of a slow news day? A fast news day? Whatever it’s called, we’re having one today! Right out of the gate this morning: MakieLab has been selected to pitch in this year’s South by Southwest Interactive Accelerator, a sparkling competition showcasing  innovative technology companies at  SXSW this spring. We’re one of eight finalists in the ‘Entertainment and Gaming Technologies’ category, so Alice and Jo will be taking the stage in Austin to present Makies to a live audience and a panel of expert judges. EXCITING! The Accelerator...

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Alice talking on Near-future of Toys, Internet Week London

Posted by on Nov 8, 2011 | 0 comments

Tomorrow night I’m at the BERG-organised event Tomorrow’s World, where I’ve got ten minutes to talk about the near-future of toys. There’s so much there to talk about, certainly more than ten minutes. It’s been hard to choose which bit to delve into - 3D printing, customisation, makers & crafters, digital toys, hardware-enabled toys, eco toys, or just the latest weird stuff that’s turning up. Ten minutes. Oof. Maybe see some of you there? A.

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