ACROSS TIME AND SPACE: Pearson is traversing the globe in search for startups. Next stop: Africa, where the Pearson Affordable Learning Fund is launching the second “Edupreneurs” program in partnership with Village Capital. Fifteen startups will go through a three-month mentoring program and compete for two prizes, each worth up to $75K in seed funding. There’s no cost to apply, although selected participants must be able to
foot the bill to travel to South Africa for all three 4-day workshops. (Travel expense will be covered on a case-by-case basis.) Details here about the first class of “Edupreneurs” from India. The program runs from October to January 2015; apply online here.