Founders of education companies who are people of color often get overlooked by investors. Frances Messano talks about new investment approaches.
There are steps that organizations can take to build their cultural awareness in helping bilingual and multilingual students, explains Emily Guo, who is working with Cognitive ToyBox.
The startup Trace Innovations offers a window into efforts to deliver contract tracing to schools — and potentially integrate those systems into other forms of ed tech.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady is among the investors contributing to a recent, $12 million fundraising round by Class Technologies, Inc.
Investors are putting a premium on companies that have the products and expertise to span distance learning and a return to in-person lessons.
USC’s EDGE Accelerator program makes it clear that the women- and minority-led ed-tech companies it supports are “not the outliers.”
Education companies that either weren’t involved in education at all, or had a relatively narrow interest in it, are finding ways to serve the market during COVID-19.
Salesforce launched a $100 million social impact fund on Tuesday, and education is one of four areas targeted for investment.
Amit Patel, a managing director at Owl Ventures, talks about how his venture capital firm makes decisions about investment, and the forces he sees in play in the market during COVID-19.
The ability for inexperienced workers at an education company to recognize what they know and what you don’t must be cultivated, explains Sara Potler LaHayne, the CEO of Move This World.