Edtech Entrepreneurship Minus the Hype


Edtech Entrepreneurship Minus the Hype

Aug 25, 2014

NO FLASHING LIGHTS: "While the mega money dwells in California and New York, edtech scenes blooming in other states are fostering their own ethos and sense of purpose," writes Leslie Anne Jones in The Kernel. As she details the founding stories behind Baltimore and New Orleans's latest edtech startups, one thing is clear: some entrepreneurs prefer staying out of the limelight (and the lower cost of living). Just ask Frank Bonsal III, the renowned Baltimore-based edtech investor who recently shared the "4 Key Traits of an Education Entrepreneur." He says: "While start up cowboys and rock star CEOs are fun, it is the managers who can decentralize decision-making, who can humbly admit and quickly move on from failure that will consistently, indelibly win."

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