The Small Business Investment Research Center at the U.S. Department of Education attempts to help fledgling ed-tech business find commercial success.
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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.
October 10, 2014
Entrepreneurship is a powerful tool that can be used within an established institution to foster innovation and accelerate promising initiatives. Leading a startup project within an organization is called "intrapreneurship" and there are many ways to do that within a school setting.
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.
August 26, 2014
Being a solo entrepreneur requires doing the jobs of five people while having the time of one. Startup life is not meant to be shouldered by one person forever.
August 15, 2014
Middle school students designed apps that help charities, and others that assist individuals with vision impairment and speech disorders.