SXSWedu Introduces the 2013 LAUNCHedu Emcees

Written by Jessica MacCall | Tuesday Jan 29th, 2013
<span class="caption right"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/news/image/emcees.jpg" width="103" height="480" alt="" class="image-large" /></span>SXSWedu recently announced the 2013 [LAUNCHedu emcees]( who will lend their talents and expertise on the rapidly expanding education marketplace at the [LAUNCHedu]( competition during SXSWedu. EdSurge co-founder [Betsy Corcoran](, Trinity Education Group partner and CIO [Clyde Boyer](, GSV founder and managing partner [Deborah Quazzo](, and Trinity Education Group founder and CEO [Hugh Norwood](, will emcee the event. LAUNCHedu is the destination competition for education entrepreneurs occurring during the SXSWedu Conference & Festival. Selected [finalists]( will pitch their educational business concepts and products to a judging panel of venture capitalists, successful industry leaders and education practitioners in a series of fast-paced presentations in two separate categories – K-12 and Higher Education. Register to [attend]( SXSWedu by **Friday, February 8 to save almost 15% off** the walkup registration rate and the best available [hotel]( options for March 4-7, 2013 in Austin, Texas.