Immerse Learning Chosen to Represent European Innovators at SXSWedu

6 Mar, 2015


We are excited to announce that Immerse Learning has been chosen by leading European education technology focused conference platform EdTech Europe to form part of an European All Stars delegation of innovative European start-ups providing insights into the trans-Atlantic market for SXSWedu attendees. Our CEO Tom Symonds will be pitching the Immerse platform to an audeince of edtech entrepreneurs and investors at the European All Stars Morning Mixer powered by EdTech Europe in Austin, Texas on 10 March 2015.

Together with 10 other successful European start-ups from the ranking, Immerse’s participation will contribute to EdTech Europe and SXSWedu’s intention of bridging the gap between the US and Europe, encouraging the flow of talent and investment between markets and showcasing the best of the European market.

“We are excited to be taking part in the event and look forward to growing our presence in the US. Our involvement with EdTech Europe has allowed us to raise our profile as one of the key innovators in Europe’s learning technologies sector, having been selected as an EdTech 20 finalist two years in a row. We look forward to showcasing our innovative 3D learning platform to a new audience,” said Tom Symonds, CEO of Immerse Learning.

Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet, Co-Founder of EdTech Europe and LAUNCHedu advisory board member, said: “We’re really pleased with the line-up of European innovators that will be presenting at SXSWedu and are looking forward to the valuable exchange of ideas that the European All Stars session will facilitate. Immerse has impressed us with its contribution to the industry and is certainly one to watch, whether as a US, European or global education technology spectator.”

SXSWedu will take place from 9 – 12 March 2015 in Austin, Texas. EdTech Europe will be held at Kings Place in London, UK on 18 June 2015.

About Immerse:

Immerse provides the first ever truly immersive online platform that combines the interactive nature and graphic quality of 3D gaming with live voice communication. The browser-based Immerse Platform provides a unique solution to the need for flexible, quality training that is scalable and cost-effective. The result is a revolutionary learning experience accessible anytime, anywhere.

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About EdTech Europe:

EdTech Europe connects the global EdTech community through an exclusive one day, multi-track summit bringing together executive level investors, innovators, and industry influencers from European and global education technology companies. Through extensive networking opportunities, the conference also aims to connect leading foundations, higher-education institutions, policy makers, and thought leaders from the industry as well. Now in its third year, EdTech Europe 2015 will be held at Kings Place in London, UK on 18 June and aims to host 500+ attendees and 60+ speakers. Additionally, through their annual EdTech 20 competition, EdTech Europe will foster and showcase notable innovation ideas within the start-up communities through pitches and awards at the 2015 event.

For more information and to register, visit:, to enter this year’s EdTech 20 ranking, visit:

Twitter: @edtecheurope / LinkedIn

Press contacts for EdTech Europe:

Laura Scott / Jen Hibberd
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