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LearnLaunch Applications EDBRIEF

EDBRIEF: LearnLaunch Applications open for 4th Cohort

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.

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Meet Education Project Marissa Lowman LearnLaunch

MEP #006 with Marissa Lowman from LearnLaunch

In this episode, Marissa Lowman from LearnLaunch joins MEP to talk about the Boston education technology community, what it takes to build an engaged community, and the first cohort of their accelerator:  LearnLaunchX. Don’t miss it!

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Cengage Learning

HEDLINE: Cengage Learning opens Innovation Hub in San Francisco

Fresh out of bankruptcy, Cengage Learning opened a new Innovation Hub in San Francisco. The opening comes only two weeks after Cengage relocated its HQ to Boston.

The move to Boston and opening of the Innovation Hub are part of Cengage’s new strategy to emphasize the company’s efforts on the research and development of digital learning products in K-12 and higher education and to become a global edtech leader.

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LearnLaunchX Boston

Overview: The seven Edtech Startups in LearnLaunchX Winter Cohort

Editor’s Note: This post has first been published on edcetera – straight talk on edtech.


LearnLaunchX, the Boston based edtech accelerator announced the seven startups that will take part in this year’s Winter cohort. The startups receive up to $18k in seed funding, free workspace for up to six months, access to the LearnLaunchX mentors and other perks.

The goal of the accelerator is to bring these early-stage startups to a point where they have validated their business model and are therefore be attractive to investors. The demo day of the winter cohort is set for May 2014.

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