The Small Business Investment Research Center at the U.S. Department of Education attempts to help fledgling ed-tech business find commercial success.
Recently in Entrepreneurship Category
October 31, 2014
October 16, 2014
While money continues to pour into ed tech at a strong pace, the number of deals by "smart-money VC firms" has slowed in 2014, according to CB Insights.
October 15, 2014
The Incubator School wants to "create tomorrow's entrepreneurs today;" a $100,000 grant will help it create a playbook to teach other schools how to do the same.
September 10, 2014
"Twelve a Dozen," is Amplify's first attempt to sell directly into the consumer space, as opposed to going after buyers based in K-12 districts.
September 08, 2014
Key phrases help companies and others raise money through Kickstarter, a study finds, and that information could help education businesses seeking support through the crowd-funding vehicle.
September 02, 2014
An NFL executive recently said that fantasy football, a popular game, can be a valuable educational tool in teaching math.
August 27, 2014
A company, edshelf, was brought back from the brink of collapse thanks to a fundraising campaign on Kickstarter that drew the support of educators.
July 14, 2014
The U.S. Education Department's research agency will help 15 new education entrepreneurs conduct research and development for interventions in science, language arts and other areas.
June 30, 2014
New program from the University of Pennsylvania aims to teach business people and educators how to start and run schools based on entrepreneurial principles.
June 25, 2014
A division of McGraw-Hill is partnering with Follett in an effort to sell e-books focused on test-prep through online forums.