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


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...
​Dreamit and Penn State to Launch Edtech Accelerator
EDTECH VERTICAL: Dreamit, an accelerator based in New York City and Philadelphia, is partnering with Penn State to create a vertical program specific to edtech. The first cohort will start on March 2016. During the following four months, Dreamit will provide entrepreneurs with mentorship, access to a global network, connections to industry players, and up to $100,000 in direct investment...
8 Startups Ready to Join the Salt Lake City Edtech Hub
BOOM GOES THESE STARTUPS: Utah’s technology accelerator, BoomStartup, is wrapping up its eighth program—and the first cohort dedicated specifically to education companies. The following eight companies will pitch their wares during a Demo Day event on November 5 in Salt Lake City, a growing edtech hub that also houses high-profile companies including Instructure and Pluralsight...
The 10 Startups in New York’s Cutting ‘Edge’ of Edtech Innovation
NEW YORK EDTECH’S CUTTING EDGE: School is underway for New York’s aspiring edtech entrepreneurs. Ten startups are currently working their way through the EDGE Accelerator, a three-month program that offers participating teams up to $170,000 in funding. Teams will wraps up on December 16 with a Demo Day in front of potential investors at National Education Week, a three-day event hosted by EDGE...