<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](http://www.sxswedu.com/launchedu/emcees) who will lend their talents and expertise on the rapidly expanding education marketplace at the [LAUNCHedu](http://www.sxswedu.com/launch-edu) competition during SXSWedu. EdSurge co-founder [Betsy Corcoran](http://www.sxswedu.com/launchedu/emcees), Trinity Education Group partner and CIO [Clyde Boyer](http://www.sxswedu.com/launchedu/emcees), GSV founder and managing partner [Deborah Quazzo](http://www.sxswedu.com/launchedu/emcees), and Trinity Education Group founder and CEO [Hugh Norwood](http://www.sxswedu.com/launchedu/emcees), will emcee the event.
LAUNCHedu is the destination competition for education entrepreneurs occurring during the SXSWedu Conference & Festival. Selected [finalists](http://www.sxswedu.com/launchedu/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](http://www.sxswedu.com/attend) SXSWedu by **Friday, February 8 to save almost 15% off** the walkup registration rate and the best available [hotel](http://www.sxswedu.com/attend/hotels) options for March 4-7, 2013 in Austin, Texas.