March 3-6, 2014 • Austin, Texas
In the past couple of weeks, SXSWedu has released a wave of exciting news and programming announcements for the SXSWedu Conference & Festival, March 3-6, 2014 in Austin, Texas. Here's a quick recap of all the goodness that has unfolded thus far:
Great news for all of the education startups out there stressing over tonight's LAUNCHedu application deadline! SXSWedu has extended the entry deadline to 11:59 pm CST on Sunday, November 10. So, you have approximately 48 more hours to work on all of those last-minute tweaks to your application.
Participating in a pitch event can help elevate your startup to the next level. Take it from someone who knows first hand: Gideon Stein and the LightSail Education team took home top honors in the SXSW V2Venture competition this summer in Vegas. Now Gideon, who was recently accepted to speak on a SXSWedu session, is gearing up for Austin. We touched base with him on the benefits of participating in a pitch event and to find out what he's looking forward to next. Check it out!
The surge of entrepreneurial energy in the education space has fostered a landscape for entrepreneurs and educators to collaborate at SXSWedu. LAUNCHedu, the action-packed competition for education startups, is an exciting event to preview and experience what's unfolding in the rapidly evolving education marketplace. The application deadline for education startups wishing to participate in LAUNCHedu 2014 is only three weeks away. Read the eligibility requirements and get started on your application now!
SXSWedu is thrilled to reveal an array of conference and festival programming! This exciting assortment of announcements includes the initial lineup of community-fueled sessions and workshops, submitted and selected via PanelPicker, in addition to eduFILM screenings, the LAUNCHedu Emcees, and the SXSWedu Playground.
The LAUNCHedu competition at SXSWedu celebrates entrepreneurial energy in the education landscape. The unique intersection of passionate stakeholders at SXSWedu every March has created an ideal environment to discover up-and-coming education business products and services. The application process for eligible early-stage startups wishing to participate in LAUNCHedu is now open.
The convergence of education’s most passionate and innovative leaders at SXSWedu has fostered a destination to discover what’s unfolding in the vibrant education marketplace. The cutting-edge technologies and innovations in learning that debut in LAUNCHedu play a crucial role in supporting administrators, teachers and ultimately, students.