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
Yesterday the team of Imagine K12 announced that the edtech accelerator would merge with Y Combinator to form a dedicated edtech vertical. The merger has been in the works for about a year and with Imagine K12’s first fund ending, Geoff Ralston and Tim Brady made the decision to join Y Combinator.
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.
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.