A Company called Fantex recently announced it will be selling stock in football superstar Arian Foster, SEC-approval and all. With this breakthrough, is it only a matter of time before we can invest in the future earnings of promising kindergartners?
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This week marked the second annual EdTech Titans of Industry event in New York City featuring some of the top players in education: Diane Rhoten, Jonathan Harber, Gates Bryant, and George Cigale. Here are some of the highlights..
October 11, 2013
With the rise of ed-tech over the past few years, we have seen a steady stream of publishers, media companies, and private equity shops acting on the back-end of the venture market as the ultimate acquirers. But we have not seen a major technology company jump on board... until now, with Amazon's purchase of TenMarks
September 24, 2013
There seems to be this idea in venture capital that if an entrepreneur raises money at a high valuation, they have somehow succeeded. In reality, they will best succeed if they raise money at the PROPER valuation, though the process is a bit tricky.
August 22, 2013
Jess Gartner recently founded Allovue to help guide principals through the maze known as K-12 budgets. In this exclusive sit down, Jess discusses Allovue's goals, Teach for America, and what it's like to start a new ed-tech venture.
August 09, 2013
Though early in its academic life, Amplify is poised to transform the entire K-12 experience. The man leading this transformation is none other than former NYC Ed Chancellor Joel Klein. This is an interview with him.
July 24, 2013
Got an idea for an Ed-Tech venture? Give it a go! But first: do your homework, recruit the right partners, and, of course, be ready to do the hustle. Here are some tips.
December 29, 2012
Wendy Heckert explores technology implementation in the classroom, and makes a plea to start-ups to help train teachers to best use new tools
December 26, 2012
We, the education community, are in desperate need of a repository for statistics and trends of all sorts in the learning landscape. Why not build it together? CommaSpaceErgo is born...
December 06, 2012
The SIIA Ed-Tech Business Forum featured presentations from a number of start-ups making moves in the learning community: let's take a look at the finalists!