Student Startup

The Student Startup competition brings together high school students during SXSW EDU to pitch their business ideas.

Photo by Tico Mendoza.

Photo by Tico Mendoza.

About the Student Startup Competition


The fifth annual Student Startup competition will take place at SXSW EDU, March 2019. The competition welcomes high school students to submit an application to participate in the live pitch event. Finalists will compete in front of a panel of judges and live audience.

More information about the 2019 Student Startup competition, including application dates and instructions, will be available soon.

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Student Startup Competition History

Learn more about the history of the Student Startup competition by browsing a full list of past startup finalists and winners.

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