NewSchools Ignite, a project launched by the NewSchools Venture Fund, would make awards to companies and nonprofits for amounts between $50,000 and $150,000.
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May 07, 2015
About 1,000 stakeholders in education, and three students who are currently part of it, looked at topics of school re-design, equity, and technology.
February 06, 2015
Three education companies took center stage in a meeting with financiers, philanthropists, and researchers about "impact investing" that was co-sponsored by the Aspen Institute.
December 31, 2014
Venture capitalists poured $642 million into K-12 companies in 2014, a 32 percent jump over the previous year, according to the NewSchools Venture Fund.
August 21, 2014
Canadian-based FreshGrade, Inc. raised $4.3 million of venture capital to expand its digital assessment and communication platform to K-12 schools throughout the United States.
April 28, 2014
Organizations in Boston and Baltimore are attempting to foster ed-tech startups by providing money, mentoring and other support to entrepreneurs.
July 23, 2013
A report released today offers an "innovation index" meant to help educators and businesses determine whether digital innovations deliver on their promised classroom benefits.