Great news for all of the procrastinators out there ... the deadline to enter your application for the LAUNCHedu education startup competition at SXSWedu 2015 has been extended through the weekend. This means you know have until Sunday, November 9 before 11:59 pm CST to get your application in the mix!
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:
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.