Hamburg is officially twinned with nine cities across the globe including St. Petersburg, Shanghai and Chicago. Adding the Texan city of Austin to this list might be worth considering as Hamburg readies for it’s tenth presentation at the upcoming, legendary SXSW creative festival from March 9-18, 2018. Since 2014, Hamburg-based start-ups have made headlines there every year. Led by Hamburg Startups, a strong delegation will soon depart the Elbe city and head to the Lone Star State.
And Hamburg’s prospects at this year’s festival are looking good. Three Hamburg-based projects are among the finalists of the 21st South by Southwest – Innovation Awards in the “Student Innovation” category bringing the number of all German entries to four with one Berlin-based company in the “Privacy & Security” category. The Innovation Awards Ceremony will be held on March 13, 2018. More information can be found on: en.hamburg-startups.net