2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Presented by: Capital Factory

Austin's Best EdTech Startups

Friday, March 11
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon C
500 E 4th St


In 60 minutes you'll learn about 5 of Austin's Best EdTech Startups in a fun and fast-paced pitch session. Each entrepreneur will get 5 minutes to demo their solution and then they will get grilled by a panel of EdTech CEO's.

Already recognized as one of the top cities for entrepreneurs in the U.S., Austin is also emerging as a global EdTech hub. Come see what everyone's so excited about!

These startups are all part of the Capital Factory Accelerator. Capital Factory is Austin's center of gravity for entrepreneurs with coworking, events, classes, mentors and a unique matching investment fund.

Hashtags: #sxsw #ATXEdTech


Charles Thornburgh at SXSW

Charles Thornburgh


Civitas Learning

Charles founded Civitas Learning to transform educational outcomes using big data analytics. He discovered a passion for education while teaching high school students on the weekends during his und...

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Dr David B Palumbo at SXSW

Dr David B Palumbo

VP Learning Svcs


Spanning a 30-year career, Dr. David B. Palumbo has developed a unique expertise and skill set in the diverse fields of psychology, technology and business management required to support successful...

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John Raymond at SXSW

John Raymond



Equal parts entrepreneur and educator, John is a servant leader working to solve persistent problems in and around K-12 education through grass-roots innovation. He founded ImpactLab to help curren...

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