Now that SWSX is over, is it ever worth launching at a big tech event? SWSX is where Twitter broke out in 2007, it’s where FourSquare first broke out. This year there's a lot of buzz about Meerkat, unfortunatelyTwitter cut off integration. Indeed they did a great job with grass roots marketing blitzes, showing off their wares and earning memorable street cred, but it's still hard to compete with the budgets of the big tech & media companies. From the standpoint of an early stage startup entrepreneur, is releasing your startup at a big tech event worth it?