Apollo Education Group, parent company of the University of Phoenix, formed its own venture capital platform as it seeks to invest in budding education entrepreneurs.
All Blog Posts With startups Tag or Category
January 09, 2015
October 31, 2014
The Small Business Investment Research Center at the U.S. Department of Education attempts to help fledgling ed-tech business find commercial success.
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.
April 03, 2014
One last post before we hit the road. A thank you to our readers and the EdWeek staff, and a review of the progress we have made since launch.
March 28, 2014
I have just applied for a research grant, which provides funding for innovative businesses over the course of two years. If we can win this grant, it will mean we can hire, scale, service more students and schools, and identify important metrics that will prove and improve the efficacy of our product.
March 17, 2014
Autism Expressed is about to roll out a training program for 60 new users. Here's how that will look.
March 12, 2014
When I talk about Autism Expressed and its mission to teach digital skills to students with autism, many automatically assume that my company is a not-for-profit venture. But Autism Expressed is a for-profit company, a fact which sometimes surprises people.
March 11, 2014
Many people are wondering whether there is a bubble in educational technology. Has too much venture capital been invested in the sector? Have valuations gotten too high? My answer is that there is a bubble in ideas that won't work and a dearth of capital for ideas that can work.
February 24, 2014
Startups trying to carve out a place in the education market need products that can help teachers immediately, and without glitches, a group of industry advisers recommend.
February 03, 2014
I'm not one to burn my bra, but as a female founder and CEO of an ed-tech startup, I've started encountering a male-centered view of what an entrepreneur should look like.