LAUNCHedu 2014 by David Weaver

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Driven by the mashup of education stakeholders at SXSWedu, LAUNCHedu® has become an exciting destination to preview what’s next and new in learning. The fourth annual LAUNCHedu startup competition, hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will take place March 9-12, 2015 in Austin, Texas.

Early-stage startups seeking feedback, investment, strategic partnerships and exposure are invited to apply online to have their company considered for the 2015 competition. The promising startups that are selected as finalists in the competition will present their early stage business concepts before a judging panel of industry experts, early adopters and educators, as well as a live audience at SXSWedu.

LAUNCHedu Schedule of Events

Tuesday, March 10 at 10:30am LAUNCHedu Competition Lightning Round
Tuesday, March 10 at 3:000pm LAUNCHedu Educator Insights Session
Wednesday, March 11 at 1:30pm LAUNCHedu Competition Showdown Round
Wednesday, March 11 at 7:30pm LAUNCHedu Party & Winner Announcement
hosted by the Walton Family Foundation

LAUNCHedu Participants

Learn more about the participants that make LAUNCHedu such an unique and exciting event at SXSWedu and be sure to add LAUNCHedu to your schedule for SXSWedu 2015!

LAUNCHedu 2015 Info

Download the LAUNCHedu Info sheet to see the 2015 LAUNCHedu eligibility requirements and learn more about the competition.

Visit the LAUNCHedu Alumni page for a recap of past participants and check out the LAUNCHedu FAQ for a complete listing of frequently asked questions and answers.

Photo by David Weaver