Presented by Schmidt Futures & Walton Family Foundation
The SXSW EDU Launch startup competition provides a platform for entrepreneurs seeking feedback, investment, strategic partnerships, and exposure, to present their early-stage company before a panel of industry experts, early adopters, investors, and educators as well as the live SXSW EDU audience.
Epixego // Berkeley, CA
IEP & Me // San Francisco, CA
Readlee // Worcester, MA
Affectifi Inc. // Brooklyn, NY
Our Worlds, Inc. // Pala Indian Reservation
Schoolytics // Washington DC
The live competition will be emceed by Dan Carroll, Chief Product Officer & Cofounder of Clever, and Craig Narveson, General Manager, and Director of Partnerships for Kahoot. The finalists will be judged by a panel including Riyaz Gayasaddin, Vice President of Camelback Ventures, Liz Dozier, Founder & CEO of Chicago Beyond, and Heejae Lim, Founder & CEO of TalkingPoints.
Finalist of the Launch Competition will be coached by Amrutha Vasan, Co-Founder of Inspirit, and Aly Murray, Founder and Executive Director of UPchieve.
Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.