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Written by Jessi | 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 Jessi | 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:

Written by Jessi | November 8, 2013

LAUNCHedu Application Deadline Extended to End of Day on Sunday, November 10

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.

Gideon Stien
Written by Guest | November 7, 2013

Guest Post: Recent Startup Competition Winner, Gideon Stein

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!