Student Startup Competition

The Student Startup competition supports youth entrepreneurs, serving as a platform for high school students to showcase their business ideas.

The sixth annual Student Startup comeptition will take place at SXSW EDU 2020. This fast-paced event provides students with a remarkable opportunity to showcase their talents, validate their business ideas, and gain experience. Students will be invited to present their business ideas to a panel of industry experts and the live SXSW EDU audience.

The five startups that have been selected as finalists include:
Seeing for the Blind
Solis UVC Purification

Special thanks to the Student Startup Coaches Aaron Clay and Nathan Ryan who dedicated their time to help prepare the finalists for the live competition.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

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Sean Duffy

Capital Factory

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Nina Ho

Blackstone LaunchPad at UT Austin