Edtech Business


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

Jefferson Education Accelerator Receives $1.5M Grant from Dell Foundation
RESEARCH DOLLARS: Success for edtech companies should come from delivering results—and not marketing firepower. The Jefferson Education Accelerator (JEA), a research-focused program for maturing edtech companies, has received a $1.5 million grant from the Dell Foundation. The funds will support JEA’s efforts to work with seven companies whose products are heavily used in urban schools and help teachers use data to support their instruction...
Agile Mind Partners With Jefferson Education Accelerator to Scale Social-Emotional Learning
JEFFERSON’S NEW PARTNER: The Jefferson Education Accelerator (JEA) has announced its next partner: Agile Mind, whose instructional and professional development materials for middle and high school math and science has been used by more than 3.5 million students and 30,000 educators since 2002...
What the Next Seven LearnLaunch Startups Have to Teach the World
LEARNED AND LAUNCHED: Boston’s edtech accelerator, LearnLaunch has graduated the next flock of startups from its fourth class. The seven startups that presented to more than 200 investors and education leaders at LearnLaunch’s Demo Day include:
LearnLaunch Offers ‘Breakthrough’ Program to Prep Startups for Fundraising
NEED A BREAK(THROUGH)? Boston-based edtech accelerator, LearnLaunch is offering a new program, Breakthrough, geared at helping pre-Series A and international startups prepare for the fundraising process. LearnLaunch itself will not offer any cash or funding—but will take 2 to 4 percent in equity in return...