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The latest on the incubators and accelerators supporting emerging education technology entrepreneurs and their ventures.


NY Revs the Edtech Scene
Augmented reality lessons, one-to-one language tutoring via video and an app that helps students create portfolios of their extracurricular work will be among the highlighted startups during the NY Edtech Week, "a global education innovation festival in New York City celebrating education entrepreneurship," slated to take place at New York University from Dec...
What Y Combinator Expects From Edtech Companies
X’S AND O’S TO JOIN THE Y: The folks behind Silicon Valley’s first edtech accelerator, Imagine K12, have kept pretty mum since merging with Y Combinator back in February. But this month they’ve posted guidelines for edtech products, or more specifically, “a common set of expectations to which Y Combinator will hold edtech companies, particularly student-facing curriculum products...
Dreamit Accelerator Welcomes New Class of Edtech Startups
WHAT DREAMS MAY COME: Dreamit, the startup accelerator based in New York and Philadelphia, announced the latest 18 companies for its fall 2016 class. Founded in 2007, the program currently focuses on companies in the health and education sectors. (Fun fact: it partnered with Startl, now defunct, back in 2011 to create the first edtech-focused accelerator...
The Latest Intel on Intel Education Accelerator’s Edtech Startups
THE LATEST INTEL: The second cohort of startups in Intel Education Accelerator program has been announced. The seven U.S. teams hail from Honolulu to Boston; the U.K. is also represented by SAM Labs, based in London. Over the next four months the teams will refine their product and business with the help of mentors and up to $100,000 in investment capital...
AT&T Aspire Accelerator Selects Second Class of Edtech Startups
ASPIRE AGAIN: STEM is high on the mind of the folks over at AT&T Aspire Accelerator. Three of the six teams selected to participate in its second six-month accelerator program aim to help students code and explore science careers. The participants, each of which will receive a $100,000 investment, are:...