SXSWedu Launch Photo by Diago
Written by Jessica MacCall | November 6, 2015

LAUNCHedu Application Deadline Extended Through the Weekend

Between the end of daylight savings and Google Calendar going down, it's no surprise that this week has gotten away from us. If you are finding yourself in the same boat this morning, fret no more, SXSWedu has decided to extend the LAUNCHedu startup application deadline through the weekend. Education startups now have until 11:59pm CT on Sunday, November 8 to submit an application to participate in the fifth annual competition at SXSWedu, March 7-10, 2016.

SXSWedu LAUNCHedu photo by Rebecca Hedges-Lyon
Written by Jessica MacCall | October 16, 2015

Shine a Light on Your Startup at SXSWedu

The startup landscape has become increasingly competitive, and this is particularly true in education as more entrepreneurs emerge to tackle key issues facing communities and the classroom. These entrepreneurs play a key role in helping to push the needle forward, creating a better tomorrow for our students and educators. For growing startups, participating in high profile events is a surefire way to gain traction and shine a light on the work they are doing. SXSWedu seeks to support entrepreneurs by providing a platform at the event for startups seeking the spotlight.

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Written by Jessica MacCall | January 28, 2015

LAUNCHedu 2015 Startup Finalists, Emcees, Judges and Coaches Announced!

SXSWedu is thrilled to reveal the full program for the fourth annual LAUNCHedu education startup competition including this year's finalists, judges, emcees and coaches!

A record number of entries, from across the US and around the world, were received for this year's LAUNCHedu competition. After weeks of extensive evaluations, SXSWedu is pleased to introduce the finalists that have been selected to participate in LAUNCHedu 2015 at SXSWedu, March 9-12 in Austin, Texas.

LAUNCHedu Winners by Randy & Jackie Smith
Written by Jessica MacCall | October 31, 2014

5 Reasons to Enter Your Startup in LAUNCHedu

Driven by the unique mash up of education stakeholders at SXSWedu, the LAUNCHedu startup competition has become an exciting place to preview what's next and new in the marketplace. LAUNCHedu provides an outlet for entrepreneurs, seeking feedback, investment, new strategic partnerships and exposure, to present their early stage business concepts before a panel of industry experts, early adopters and educators, as well as a live audience at SXSWedu. The deadline for startups to apply for the fourth annual competition is quickly approaching! Submit your application online by Friday, November 7 to be considered for the event.

LAUNCHedu is the place to promote your vision at SXSWedu and participating in the competition can help take your startup endeavor to the next level. Here are 5 quick reasons to participate in LAUNCHedu 2015: