There are currently 16,258 education startups listed along with only 2,940 job openings on Angel.co. The education startup ecosystem is saturated with various startups, and many of these new companies are nearly identical, leaving it quite challenging to find a way for your startup to stand out.
One of the problems most education companies face is they rarely hire or work with a teacher until they officially launched their product. Some things startups should look for in hiring teachers:
The global edtech market worth $17.7 billion in revenue is expected to grow to $40.9 billion by 2020, but bad design means much of this investment won’t pay off in the classroom. Renowned edtech researchers have explained why this happens and give tips on how startups can design tools that work.
Applications for 4.0 Schools Fall Essentials and Tiny Fellowships are open to any person with an idea for the future of education in the United States. 4.0 Schools supports early-stage teams with ideas for schools, programs, products, services, and edtech tools. Each fellowship provides coaching, community of founders, and a small amount of capital to help you get your idea off the ground.
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. email@example.com
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