Admit.me Founder Kofi Kankam to Deliver Panel at SxSW
Posted by Erica Molfetto in Ask the Expert
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New York, NY—We are thrilled to announce that Kofi Kankam, founder and CEO of Admit.me, has been selected to present at South by Southwest’s annual Education Conference and Festival this March in Austin, Texas.
Out of the 1,300 applicants in 2017, Admit.me will join the nation’s best in a series of panels surrounding higher ed technology and emerging admissions services. As one of the most notable innovation summits in the world, our team is honored and humbled to meet and present with members of the SxSWedu community and educators nationwide!
During the conference, Admit.me will discuss our vision, our business model, and our customer’s success acquiring seats in the best universities in the world. Who knows—there may be a special announcement in store!
“Presenting at SxSW is a great honor in giving us a massive platform to share our message that nobody should ever apply alone and why Admit.me is going to ensure that nobody ever will take this step without the right support,” says co-founder Kofi Kankam. “Looking at the great early-stage companies that we are presenting with and the history of companies which started at SxSW and changed the world is inspiring. We hope to be added to that list in the future. A few of us are hoping to promote a collaboration between Adele, Kanye and us…dream big!”
The SXSWedu Conference & Festival fosters innovation in learning by hosting a diverse and energetic community of stakeholders across a variety of backgrounds in education. This four-day conference will engaging sessions and interactive workshops, as well as hands-on learning experiences, film screenings, early-stage startups and a host of networking opportunities. SXSWedu is a component of the South by Southwest® family of conferences and festivals that includes SXSW® Music, Film and Interactive; SXSW Eco® and SXSW V2V®. Internationally recognized as the convergence gathering for the creative arts, SXSWedu extends SXSW’s support for the art of engagement beyond musicians, filmmakers and new media innovators to include society’s true rock stars: educators.
We’re looking forward to meeting educators, innovators, and potential partners this year. Let us know if you’ll be there!
April 12, 2017, Erica Molfetto