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.
Education companies now need to include caregivers in their technical support, professional development, and implementation processes.
Tapping into networks of companies established by the federal government, private associations and others can help vendors break through the noise, writes Nikki Navta.
The venture capital firm Owl Ventures has created two new funds that will support new investments and follow-on investments in its existing portfolio.
Leaders of education companies can use meaningful weekend routines to disconnect from work and prepare mentally for the time ahead, writes CEO Sara Potler LaHayne.
The coronavirus has created barriers for ed-tech providers, but it has also fueled new opportunities in early childhood education, say Nikki Navta and Tammy Kwan, of Cognitive ToyBox.
Weld North Education has acquired social-emotional learning provider PurposePrep.