LAUNCHedu competition for entrepreneurs in education.SXSWedu is thrilled to celebrate the recently named winners of the 2013
Clever took home honors in the K-12 category for their technology that helps schools sync learning software with student information systems and Speaking Pal won in the higher education category for its English-language learning application that turns your mobile phone into a personal tutor.
The winners were named at a celebration party at the Stage on Sixth on the evening of March 5, hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and MyEdu.
Twenty four startup education companies pitched their products and services to a hard hitting judging panel of educators, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists in the LAUNCHedu competition today at the Hilton, Salon C.
Congratulations to the following finalists, they have made it to the Extended Rounds and will pitch their startups today at the Hilton, Salon C:
SXSWedu is excited to introduce a new element to LAUNCHedu, March 4-7, 2013 in Austin, Texas. The Startup Showcase will bring together the cutting-edge startups competing in LAUNCHedu with the forward thinking attendees that make up the SXSWedu community.
Located in room 404 of the Hilton Austin Downtown, this space will showcase the various LAUNCHedu finalists and their startup services and products.
Startups play a tremendous role in the future of the education landscape and SXSWedu is excited to shine the spotlight on today's new and emerging companies.
Registrants are encouraged to visit and network with the 2013 LAUNCHedu finalists in the Startup Showcase.
The exciting LAUNCHedu competition at SXSWedu provides a forum for entrepreneurs, investors and cutting edge startups to showcase their talents and share the ideas shaping the future of teaching and learning. LAUNCHedu celebrates the convergence of today's dynamic educators and entrepreneurs transforming traditional classrooms and revolutionizing schooling.
LAUNCHedu debuted at SXSWedu 2012, attracting significant energy and support as a catalyst for discovering whatʼs next and new in the evolving education landscape. In response to a dramatic increase in applicants, and the growth of the SXSWedu Conference & Festival at large, LAUNCHedu has expanded to feature 24 finalists in the competitionʼs second year.
SXSWedu is pleased to introduce the Emcees who will lend their talents and expertise of the rapidly expanding education marketplace to the 2013 LAUNCHedu competition. EdSurge co-founder Betsy Corcoran, Trinity Education Group partner and CIO Clyde Boyer , GSV founder and managing partner Deborah Quazzo, and Trinity Education Group founder and CEO Hugh Norwood, will take the stage at SXSWedu, March 4-7, 2013 in Austin, Texas.
SXSWedu recently announced the 24 finalists selected to compete for top honor in the LAUNCHedu competition for education startups at SXSWedu, March 4-7, 2013 in Austin, Texas. The overall quality of this year’s LAUNCHedu applicants was very high and the competition was extremely intense.
SXSWedu is thankful for the help and support of the LAUNCHedu Advisory Board, led by co-chairs, educational investment veterans Deborah Quazzo and Michael Moe of GSV Advisors, who have played a tremendous role in bringing the future of the education industry to SXSWedu.
LAUNCHedu startup competition occurring during SXSWedu March 4-7, 2013 in Austin, Texas.SXSWedu is thrilled to reveal the young solution-seeking visionaries selected to compete for top honor in the 2013
The caliber of competitors made this year's decision making process tough, but with the help and support of the LAUNCHedu Advisory Board, 24 finalists have been selected in both the K-12 and Higher Education categories.
The entrepreneurial energy buzzing around the education marketplace is generating a lot of excitement at SXSWedu. In the spirt of discovering what is next and new in the world of education, innovative startup education companies were invited to apply to compete in LAUNCHedu, occurring at SXSWedu, March 4-7, 2013 in Austin, Texas.
The LAUNCHedu Application process has closed but we look forward to announcing the 2013 LAUNCHedu Finalists soon!
The members of the LAUNCHedu Advisory Board share the desire to discover the future of education. A special thanks goes out to these individuals whose hard work, diligence and support plays a crucial role in the LAUNCHedu selection process.
Application deadline has been extended to 11:59 PM CT this Sunday, November 11. Promising entrepreneurs apply to showcase your education startup company before a live audience of education stakeholders ranging from classroom teachers and administrators to powerful investors and policymakers at SXSWedu today.The LAUNCHedu
A launching pad for discovery, the LAUNCHedu competition highlights the solution-seeking visionaries who are revolutionizing the world of education. Click the links below to learn more about LAUNCHedu and apply to have your company considered.