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Student Startup Competition LaunchGen
Written by Kate | March 5, 2016

Meet the Finalists of the Student Startup Competition

SXSWedu is excited to announce the finalists for the 2nd annual Student Startup Competition powered by LaunchGen! The competition will take place on the NEXT Stage at the SXSWedu Expo on Tuesday March 8 at 10:10AM, where the finalists will pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges. The winner will take home $1,000 to kick start their entrepreneurial goals!

SXSWedu 2015 photo by Owen Rogers
Written by Chandler | March 1, 2016

Programming Highlights for Trailblazers

You aren’t afraid of a challenge. You’re ready turn a great idea into a reality. You take the lead in your community, are on the lookout for new strategies to advance initiatives and stay at the forefront of education. If you’d like to discover methods for taking your leadership to the next level, are excited by instructional strategy and pedagogical development, or present solutions to your own questions, then here are a few highlights for you.

Photo by Owen Rogers
Written by Chandler | March 1, 2016

Programming Highlights for Social Butterflies

Would you rather be on your feet than in your seat? Do you thrive when meeting new people? With thousands of attendees at this year’s SXSWedu, who wouldn’t want to be a social butterfly? Whether you’re looking to meet new collaborators, connect with industry professionals, or simply expand your worldview, you’ll find ample opportunities on the SXSWedu program. Jump into interactive workshops, stop by evening social events and attend Meet Ups to create connections with like-minded attendees.