When I started Listenwise, I was part of a business accelerator called Learn Launch. Its focus is to help education technology companies get their businesses off the ground. We had many classes and mentors who helped us understand the market. One thing stood out to me – the education market is seasonal. I thought this…
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The Chinese education market, with 180 million students, presents unlimited opportunities for ed-tech startups. But barriers to business remain.
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By getting a strong group of teachers to provide input on a startup product at the beginning, you create a group of future cheerleaders and super-users.
Seeking out like-minded education partners is a way to share your resources and business more widely, and to collaborate with other ed-tech startups.
Securing funding is part of the startup process, but ed-tech companies can look for investors who value social impact as well as the bottom line.
Being part of an education innovation cluster can bring connections, mentorships and a blueprint for navigating future growth and funding.
A stop in two classrooms to watch students work with ed-tech product Listenwise proved it’s important for entrepreneurs to stay close to their customers.
Everyone wants to give startup entrepreneurs advice. Your job is to figure out which is helpful and which to ignore.