Because ed-tech products may cross the lines of several budget areas, schools can be creative in finding the funds to pay for them.
The benefits of a second round through an ed-tech accelerator are exponential.
Customers’ needs and wants prompted Listenwise to add new features and resources to the product. Customer feedback is key.
Last spring we decided to launch a series of webinars since we had never done webinars before. We know teachers are pressed for time but eager to learn and hone their craft. We thought giving teachers and administrators the option of a free webinar might interest them and be convenient to listen to live, or view the recording in their own time.
What we found blew us away.
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…
When a big partnership opportunity comes along, be ready to evaluate it and dive in.
The Chinese education market, with 180 million students, presents unlimited opportunities for ed-tech startups. But barriers to business remain.
What happens when startup co-founders are a couple? Some lessons all entrepreneurs can learn from.
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.