Educators, entrepreneurs, parents and teachers are invited to share ideas about how to create a New Orleans school with “more engaging, personalized experiences for students.”
Educational software and digital content sold into the pre-K-12 market comprise $7.97 billion in company revenues in 2011-12, up 2.7 percent over the year before.
Ten ed tech companies, chosen as part of the Software and Information Industry Association’s innovation incubator program, will showcase their businesses tomorrow in New York.
Education- and training-focused tech companies are not doing well in attracting “follow-on” investment after getting initial money out of the gate, an analysis suggests.
A company with one of the biggest names in education, McGraw-Hill Education, is among the latest to invest in school-focused startups, through a program run out of the University of Pennsylvania. McGraw-Hill is investing in the Education Design Studio, Inc., an incubator and seed fund that is a collaboration between the university’s graduate school of education and venture capitalists and investors.…
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is supporting the growth of startup Panorama Education, which provides surveys and analytics based on input from parents, teachers, and others.
The Software & Information Industry Association is looking for promising ed tech companies for its latest Innovation Incubator competition.
The Incubator School in Los Angeles is almost ready to open for public school 6th and 7th graders who will learn about entrepreneurship.
A major education company and publisher, Pearson, is set to partner with startup incubator 1776 in hopes to stimulate innovation in education.
Kaplan Inc. is supporting a group of startup K-12 companies through an “accelerator” program designed to give them a foothold in the marketplace.