South by Southwest is full-on in Austin, but a couple of big startups and founders are missing.
Quora founder Adam D'Angelo isn't here. Neither is hot startup Pinterest. Lot18's Philip James decided to stay home and work.
James tells us he came last year when Lot18 was new, but he found himself partying and hanging out with the same people he hangs out with in New York. This year he stayed back to be productive.
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