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TriplePoint to Host SXSFedu: Pre-Conference EdTech Mixer in San Francisco on February 25

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Leading Edtech Companies Featured on Panel Moderated by Tina Barseghian of NPR’s Mindshift

SAN FRANCISCO – Feb. 22, 2013 –

TriplePoint, a leading full-service public relations agency, officially announced it will be hosting SXSFedu, a Bay Area edtech mixer featuring a panel discussion of leading entrepreneurs in the education space. The event was organized by TriplePoint’s education technology team, Technapex, and will serve as a precursor to the SXSWedu conference in Austin. SXSFedu will bring together investors, executives and entrepreneurs in a happy hour event for those who can’t make SXSWedu, as well as people interested in meeting other attendees before the conference. The event will take place on Monday, February 25, 2013 at Parisoma, an event venue located in San Francisco. Tickets are now available for purchase at http://sxsftechnapex.eventbrite.com.

Attendees of SXSFedu will enjoy drinks and appetizers followed by a panel discussion consisting of influential individuals from established and up-and-coming edtech companies who will discuss innovations and challenges in the education technology space. Moderating the discussion will be Tina Barseghian, tech guru and editor of KQED’s Mindshift, a news site launched by NPR dedicated to education technology.

Participating panelists include:

  • Crystal Hutter, Chief Operating Officer at Edmodo
  • Nate Kimmons, VP Enterprise Marketing at lynda.com
  • David Straus, Vice President of Product at Kno
  • Jessica Lindl, General Manager of GlassLab, collaborators on Sim CityEDU
  • Misha Leybovich, Founder and CEO of Meograph

SXSFedu will take place between 6:30 and 8:30pm PST at 169 11th St. Attendees are required to purchase tickets in advance of the event. Information on previous events hosted by TriplePoint’s Technapex team can be found at http://www.technapex.com/events/.

About TriplePoint and Technapex

Over the past decade, TriplePoint has established itself as a leading full-service public relations agency for the interactive entertainment, educational technology, and consumer technology industries. The education industry can be complicated for those who are unfamiliar with it, so to further our understanding of it, we created Technapex (www.technapex.com), a blog and event series dedicated to building a community dialogue about the growing edtech space. We have our finger on the pulse of the quickly evolving world of edtech, following breaking news, the latest innovations, and changing ideology. TriplePoint’s 30+ member team works in the media hubs of San Francisco and New York.


Media Contact

Molly Gerth, TriplePoint
mgerth@triplepointpr.com
(646) 374-0190

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