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Education Startup Digest- Edtech Marketing and the $1 Million Prize

Issue #23  •  September 24  •  view online
Startup Digest Education
Startup Digest Education
The latest news and information about startups and innovations in education.

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Five strong marketing moves for your edtech startup

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Freedom to choose... a structure

By Michael Horn
“In a day and age where we can move past our factory-model schools and personalize learning for all students, such that students can move at their own pace and not grow bored or disengaged and can dive deep into areas of passion, should schools be in the business of placing labels on students designed to sort them?
Count me as unconvinced.”
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Upcoming Startup Weekend Education Events
Startup Weekend Education events are the perfect place to meet education innovation enthusiasts who are passionate about taking action to improve education using entrepreneurship.
Startup Weekend Education is a 54 hour event bringing together passionate educators, students, parents, designers, developers, business and nonprofit professionals to help design and produce viable products, tools, services, learning spaces and school models that solve some of education’s most pressing problems.
Here’s the upcoming events for the next 2 months:
Oct 5 - 7, 2018: Seattle, WA, United States
Oct 19 - 21, 2018: Recife, Brazil
Nov 16 - 18, 2018: Taipei, Taiwan (first SWEDU ever in Taiwan!)
Nov 16 - 18, 2018: Valenciennes, France
Techstars Startup Digest Startup Digest Education is curated by:
Aurelio Jiménez Aurelio Jiménez - COO at Zapiens Technologies
aurelio.jimenez@startupdigestmail.com
Hrvoje Morić Hrvoje Morić - Teacher, Podcaster
hrvoje.moric@startupdigestmail.com
jen.chin jen.chin
jen.chin@startupdigestmail.com
Jemma Israyelyan Jemma Israyelyan
jemma.israyelyan@startupdigestmail.com
Diana Anthony Diana Anthony - Diana Anthony is the founder of Figure Eight Investments, a venture capital firm that invests in education
diana.anthony@startupdigestmail.com
Raphaëlle Houdot Raphaëlle Houdot
raphaelle.houdot@startupdigestmail.com
Laura Truncellito Laura Truncellito - Laura is the founder and CEO of Language Scholars, LLC, a company which seeks to utilize cutting edge technology to enhance global learning and communication.
laura.truncellito@startupdigestmail.com
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