Announcing the Austin Fast Start: EdTech Finalists!


Join us at the Austin Fast Start: EdTech Pitch Event to hear these four finalists pitch for cash and in-kind prizes valued at $7,000! Audience vote decides the winner!

Thursday, March 29th
5:30pm – 7:00pm
Capital Factory, 1st Floor Voltron Room

And Your Finalists Are…

What do they do?
11trees builds teacher productivity and student engagement solutions for the Microsoft Office and Google Chrome ecosystems. Their goal is to make feedback easier to create, more impactful, and to help students succeed by holding them accountable to that feedback. They support students with engagement, motivation, and skill-building tools to help them persist and succeed.

What do they do?
Audassey is an edutainment company focused specifically on engineering and computer science skills applied to space exploration and travel. They are creating a game that will introduce real problems related to space for players to solve. These problems will simulate challenges encountered in space exploration and players will have the opportunity to learn real tools and methods used by the industry to solve them. As they solve these problems, players will gain the skills necessary to begin or grow their career in the space industry. They partner with space industry leaders and colleges to create the curriculum, support challenges, and hire top players. By inspiring and educating players from all over the world, they will help accelerate the advancement of technology in the space industry.
What do they do?
CollegeChoiceToday is a technology based educational consulting services company that provides students with a pathway to career interests and educational success. They help students find a successful career, college, field of study and funding — resulting in a positive return on their educational investment.
What do they do?
EdVentuRe is an education-based Virtual Reality development and installation company. Their mission is to provide students with immersive learning experiences through the use of virtual reality lessons that are aligned to the state curriculum. They believe in improving education for social justice. Their philosophy is that all children deserve the highest quality education using the most advanced technologies available in order to prepare them to be valuable citizens of the world. EdVentuRe provides students with fully immersive learning experiences that make a lasting impression on a student’s mind.

Thank you to our Austin Fast Start EdTech Judges

Ashley Flores
Founder and Executive Director

Preston James
Chief Executive Officer

Ernest Rodriguez
Business Systems Analyst
Small Business
Economic Development Department | City of Austin

Alexis Taylor
Director of New Projects
3 Day Startup

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