SocialRadius Expands Startup Debut Media Showcase @ South by Southwest With 10 Startups Participating, Demonstration by Twitter Fail Whale Designer Yiying Lu

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AUSTIN, TX–(Marketwire – Mar 9, 2012) – Startup Debut (www.startupdebut.com), the events division of social media marketing firm SocialRadius, has expanded to five annual media events, including its ongoing events at CES, NAB, CTIA and E3. Startup Debut at SXSW Interactive will take place on Saturday, March 10, from 6-10 pm, at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar, 320 E. 2nd St., Austin (directly across the street from the Austin Convention Center).

The event is limited to registered media and bloggers at SXSW Interactive, who must register first at debutsxsw@socialradius.com.

“We are pleased to add SXSW Interactive to our growing list of trade shows where we offer a platform for new companies to meet the top media covering these shows,” said SocialRadius founder and CEO Michael Terpin. “We are committed to supporting the startups who have embraced this show and to making this an annual stop on our media showcase tour.”

The startups either making their formal launch or announcing significant developments include Grow VC, Hong Kong; Liquipel, Santa Ana, CA; NewsiT, Washington, DC; PolitiCards, Glendale, CA; Sparqlight, Santa Monica, CA; Syracuse University’s Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship, Syracuse, NY; Tracky, Las Vegas, NV; Walls360, Las Vegas, NV; and WeVideo, Sunnyvale, CA.

About Startup Debut. Startup Debut has been serving the needs of startup companies and the media since 2010, when it first debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show. It has now grown to five annual shows, and has debuted more than 100 startups, with more than 1,000 media in attendance, including more than 400 media attending its 2012 CES event.

About SocialRadius. One of the very first social media marketing agencies, SocialRadius has established itself as one of the world’s premier boutique firms, serving an array of corporate clients and startup companies globally. The agency is focused on thought leadership, content creation and syndication, social media outreach and strategy, as well as full-service hybrid PR campaigns. SocialRadius has offices in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco.