Opportunity

Village Capital EdTech: USA 2015 Seeks EdTech Startups

Dec 5, 2014


Village Capital, in partnership with Citi Community Development, is now recruiting for its Village Capital EdTech: USA 2015 program, and is interested in startups solving the biggest problems in education through technology. Selected ventures will learn how to scale their businesses through our award-winning curriculum, as well as receive mentorship from top local entrepreneurs, meet local potential customers, and pitch to investors.

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At the end of the program, the two ventures ranked highest by the other entrepreneurs in the group will receive $50,000 each in pre-committed investment. The program is typically structured as three intensive 4-day sessions over 3 months, with additional remote collaboration online between sessions.

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Application deadline is December 5th! Click here for more information. To learn more or if you have any questions, please contact Evan Ponchick at evan.ponchick@vilcap.com.

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Since 2009, Village Capital has supported more than 450 enterprises across 33 programs in 9 countries over the past 5 years, screening 10,000 companies, with enterprises reaching 6 million customers, and creating 6,000 jobs. 96% of our alumni would recommend our program to other entrepreneurs, and our program graduates have raised more than $100 million in follow-on capital because of our programs.

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Session Dates:

Session 1: January 20-23 (D.C.)

Session 2: February 25-28 (Chicago)

Session 3: March 30- April 2 (D.C.)

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About Village Capital

Village Capital sources, trains and invests in seed-stage social entrepreneurs around the world. Village Capital recruits entrepreneurs solving specific problems in agriculture, energy, education, financial inclusion, and health, and then puts the power of investment in the hands of the entrepreneurs, who award the prize investments to the two ventures ranked highest by their peers at the end of every program. The organization’s unique peer-selection model and curriculum were awarded Mckinsey/Harvard Business Review’s prestigious M-Prize for innovation in 2013. 

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