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Education Startup Digest- SBIR Funding, Edtech Sales

We have some great reads this week for education entrepreneurs and educators.
Issue #26  •  October 15  •  view online
Startup Digest Education
Startup Digest Education
The latest news and information about startups and innovations in education.
We have some great reads this week for education entrepreneurs and educators.

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“Each year the National Science Foundation (NSF) invests millions into startup companies by way of its non-dilutive SBIR and STTR grants. Since 2012, NSF has made more than 2,500 awards to startups and small businesses. Since 2014, NSF’s awardees have had 70 exits and received $3.5 billion in venture investment. Two new contests have just been announced, each offering $225K in non-dilutive funding for early stage startups. The deadline for both is December 4th.”
After you get a SBIR grant, there is a Phase II SBIR grant available for $750,000.
There is also an Institute of Education Sciences funding open for Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Education Interventions (84.305L) that is a huge opportunity for education startups.
Other education companies have successfully received funding from SBIR including:
  1. Mousework
  2. NovoEd
  3. Gradescope
  4. EdSurge
  5. STEMKids
  6. Simbulus
  7. Personalized Learning Games
  8. Discovery Simulations
  9. Future Engineers
and more…
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Five steps to building your sales engine to sell to educational institutions

This sketchnote beautifully illustrates growth mindset and inclusion.
Instead of thinking…
He is not ready for school.

Try thinking…
How can we get school ready for him?

Instead of thinking…
We don’t have enough resources.

Try thinking…
What can I do with the resources I have?

Instead of thinking…
We have tried this strategy before.

Try thinking….
Did any part of it work?
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Techstars Startup Digest Startup Digest Education is curated by:
Aurelio Jiménez Aurelio Jiménez - COO at Zapiens Technologies
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Hrvoje Morić Hrvoje Morić - Teacher, Podcaster
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jen.chin jen.chin
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Jemma Israyelyan Jemma Israyelyan - Director at CEED
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Diana Anthony Diana Anthony - Diana Anthony is the founder of Figure Eight Investments, a venture capital firm that invests in education
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Raphaëlle Houdot Raphaëlle Houdot - - 🇨🇦🇫🇷 COO at Voilà Learning (language learning disruption)
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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.
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