Across Boundaries brings together a diverse set of voices to discuss the most challenging questions facing teachers and the edtech industry today. We expect over 1,500 attendees, a third educator, a third entrepreneur, and a third edtech industry and investors. Our audience has broad interests: 60% of attendees identify K-12 as their primary interest, and 40% identify post-secondary, including corporate and lifelong learning, as their primary interest. Over 1,200 attendees from 33 states participated in the 2017 Across Boundaries Conference and 60% of them were decision makers.  If you would like more information, please let us know.

Details pertaining to sponsorship opportunities for 2018 are listed below. Interested? Please fill out the 2018 Sponsorship Form.

Diamond Platinum Gold Silver Rising Star
Cost $25,000 $15,000 $7,500 $5,000 $2,500
Complimentary Tickets 15 10 5 3 2
Café Sponsorship (New)
Keynote Introduction
Lanyard or T-Shirt Sponsor
Co-Host another event
Logo on All Publicity
Logo on Keynote Screen
Logo on Conference App
Logo on Signage
Lanyard Sponsorship
Materials Distributed
Additional Tickets 15% off 10% off


Additional Opportunities Cost Available
Café Sponsorship* $2,500 3
Learning Innovation Showcase $5,000 1
Startup Village Sponsorship $4,000 1
Pitch Competition Sponsor $2,000 3
Reception Sponsor $1,000 Multiple
Dinner Sponsorship $2,000 Multiple
Teacher Sponsorship Fund $1,000 Multiple
Student Sponsorship Fund $2,000 Multiple

Tailoring Sponsorship

Please note that sponsorship can be tailored to your organizational desires. Further details available.

Interested in Sponsoring?

Eileen Rudden, Co-Founder, LearnLaunch


Platinum Sponsors


Founded in 1969, Curriculum Associates designs research-based print and online instructional materials, screens and assessments, and data management tools. The company’s products and outstanding customer service provide teachers and administrators with the resources necessary for teaching diverse student populations and fostering learning for all students.

At McGraw-Hill Education, we believe that our contribution to unlocking a brighter future lies within the application of our deep understanding of how learning happens and how the mind develops. It exists where the science of learning meets the art of teaching.By partnering with educators around the globe, our learning engineers, content developers and pedagogical experts are developing increasingly open learning ecosystems that are proven to improve pass rates, elevate grades and increase engagement for each individual learner while improving outcomes for all.

Gold Sponsors


Barr Foundation’s mission is to invest in human, natural, and creative potential, serving as thoughtful stewards and catalysts. Based in Boston, Barr focuses regionally, and selectively engages nationally, working in partnership to elevate the arts; advance solutions for climate change; and expand educational opportunity. Barr supports LearnLaunch under its Education program, which seeks to increase the number of youth in New England who connect to secondary and post-secondary success.

Parthenon-EY is a strategy consultancy, committed to bringing unconventional yet pragmatic thinking together with our clients’ smarts to deliver actionable strategies for real impact in today’s complex business landscape. We create a custom approach tailored to each client’s unique situation and bring extensive business experience with proven analytical techniques that lead to high-impact and actionable insights.

EF provides life-changing education for global citizens. For over 50 years, our mission has been to give confidence and freedom to people of all ages, nationalities and backgrounds. With the desire to define your own path in life, and a little courage, EF opens up a world of possibilities.

Pearson is the world’s learning company, with expertise in educational courseware and assessment, and a range of teaching and learning services powered by technology. Our mission is to help people make progress through access to better learning. We believe that learning opens up opportunities, creating fulfilling careers and better lives.

Silver Sponsors


Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners. The company serves the higher education, K-12, professional, library and workforce training markets worldwide. Cengage creates learning experiences that build confidence and momentum toward the future students want. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA with an office hub in San Francisco. Employees reside in nearly 40 countries with sales in more than 125 countries around the world.

rethink education is a group of serious and experienced investors committed to investing in companies we believe will meet the challenges and opportunities of 21st century learning. We work hard to find true differentiation in the market, entrepreneurs creating new categories of educational support that are grounded in rigorous pedagogy and strong business models.