image The opportunity hasn’t completely passed you by, if you’ve been meaning to drop a couple bucks to sponsor my trip to and coverage of Austin’s SXSW Interactive festival.

If you want to join the following forward thinking and generous sponsors, I’d encourage you to read about what you get for your money and a bit about the SXSW festival itself.

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If you don’t know who or what UStream is, you probably haven’t been paying much attention to my site. They’re hands down my choice for a web-streaming solution, and one of the most reliable services in their space.

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Michael Sean Wright of nicefishfilms has introduced me to Peter Himmelman’s Furious World a weekly live show he directs filled with rock and roll, ideas and “passionately ordered chaos.” Robert Scoble described the show as something “unlike I’ve ever experienced before and I love it.”

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Whether you call Onespot a “white-label Techmeme” or a “Pandora for web content,” it’s a very clever solution in a fascinating space.  I recently spoke with Matt Cohen from the company on the Well, Hello There podcast and have been working with their private beta for quite