Developing financial projections for your ed-tech startup as part of writing your business plan can be nerve-wracking. How are you supposed to know what your business will look like a year from now or five years from now?
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While ed-tech entrepreneurship may be less risky than other sectors, there are still many uncertainties to be aware of. Financial, technology, and market sectors are all areas for deep thought and caution.
February 12, 2016
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.
January 26, 2016
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.
December 22, 2015
Apply this advice from the front lines of a successful crowdfunding campaign to your new venture.
December 08, 2015
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.
November 17, 2015
Vocabulary instruction is important, but it can be really hard to find time for it with limited class time. Here are some ways to teach vocabulary that won't take up a lot of time.
October 22, 2015
When it comes to innovation, much attention is paid to the latest start-up to get funding or the hottest technology. But the human element is crticical to making innovation a success. Startups need to keep that in mind.
October 15, 2015
More tips and tricks to address common startup challenges. This one focuses on strategies for getting the most out of your emailing efforts.
September 28, 2015
Research shows an adult needs to know 65,000 to 75,000 words to read and write well. That can be pretty overwhelming for a teacher of vocabulary. Ed-tech startups can also get overwhelmed when thinking about their future markets.