ROYBI is Proud to be Invited to Present as a Finalist at SXSW EDU 2019 Launch Competition

ROYBI, an AI-powered companion robot for kids focusing initially on language learning, is one of eight finalists to compete at the SXSW EDU Launch Festival taking place in Austin, Texas from March 4-7, 2019.

San Francisco, CA, February 05, 2019 --( SXSW EDU Conference & Festival announces an incredible festival lineup for 2019 including competition finalists and judges for its Launch competition. This exciting event provides a platform for entrepreneurs seeking feedback, investment, strategic partnerships, and exposure, to present their early-stage company before a panel of industry experts, early adopters, investors, and educators as well as the live SXSW EDU audience. This year's eighth annual Launch competition, presented by the Walton Family Foundation, features early-stage education startups. The top eight finalists selected to pitch their company at SXSW EDU 2019 includes the educational and companion robot, ROYBI. The official announcement is available at

“We are thrilled to have the opportunity, amongst leading startups in the education space, to present at this one of a kind gathering. We are excited to introduce ROYBI to industry leaders and spread the word on the impact we are going to make around the world,” said Elnaz Sarraf, Founder & CEO of ROYBI, “We invite you to support us, work with us and accompany us on our journey to open the doors and allow every child to shine to their maximum capability.”

About ROYBI:

ROYBI is an AI-powered companion robot in early childhood education and language learning for kids aged 3-7. Over the next few years, ROYBI plans to increase the number of languages it can teach and to expand content to STEAM learning activities. ROYBI interacts with kids as well as their supervisors, teachers, parents, and grandparents. ROYBI is able to recognize faces and emotions, laugh, cry, and entertain kids in a fun, interactive way. To explore partnership opportunities with ROYBI, please contact
Elnaz Sarraf