Three Lessons Ed-Tech Startups Can Learn From Innovator Sal Khan

I recently watched an interview with Sal Khan, founder of the extremely successful ed-tech non-profit Khan Academy, and he touched upon three ideas that should resonate with ed-tech startups.


Choosing Ed-Tech Tools by Balancing Data and Teacher Intuition

Most ed-tech startups don't have scientific data on outcomes yet, so teacher feedback should play a critical role when choosing products.


Nine Strategies to Help Startups Improve Writing Productivity

Writing is a very important part of the startup life. Here are some lessons for writing better business plans, startup competition applications, cold emails, and PowerPoint presentations.


New Ed-Tech Event Valuable for Education Entrepreneurs

The National Education Week conference is a new, surprisingly intimate ed-tech gathering that has a lot to offer to startups.


Literacy Startup Unveils Andre Agassi Investment at Electronics Conference

What happens when two experienced entrepreneurs find themselves navigating the unfamiliar waters of the K-12 ed-tech marketplace.


Crowdfunding Campaigns: Lessons Learned from an Ed-Tech Startup

Apply this advice from the front lines of a successful crowdfunding campaign to your new venture.


Find the Right YouTube Video for Your Lesson in Minutes

A new way to weed through YouTube videos for the ones that illustrate lessons best.


Why a Startup Business Plan Is Still Worth Writing

It used to be the case that every startup needed a business plan, but recently the value of the business plan has been hotly debated. Here's why it's still valuable.


Startups Find School District Procurement a Challenging Puzzle

At some point in the life cycle of an ed-tech startup, the company will have to grapple with the complicated process of school district procurement. It's daunting.


Lessons to Help Rural Startups Overcome Obstacles

An ed-tech startup from Hawaii explores what it takes to innovate outside of a large, urban area without access to investors or vast numbers of students.


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