As a follow-up to our interview with Imagine K12 co-founder Tim Brady on the merger with Y Combinator we reached out to some of our investor contacts for commentary on the merger itself and its potential impact on the education technology landscape in North America and the EdTech accelerator scene globally. Continue reading
Pune-based MIT Group of Institutions announced the launch of its edtech accelerator program EDUGILD. The accelerator will invest Rs 1,500,000 ($22,300) in return for equity.
NewSchools Venture Fund launched a new accelerator program called NewSchools Ignite. The program will focus on underserved niches in the K-12 sector. Along with the launch, the non-profit announced the first grant program that aims to support edtech entrepreneurs in the STEM field.
Boston-based edtech accelerator LearnLaunch is now accepting applications for its 4th cohort. Edtech startups with transformative ideas for K-12, higher ed and educational infrastructure can apply until June 30.
The new cohort will start in September 2015.
Education technology startups that want to take part in the Intel Education Accelerator have to apply to the program until May 22nd.
Intel’s accelerator program starts on August 3 and ends with a demo day on December 2.