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Open Education Challenge finalists 2014

Overview: The 20 Finalists of the Open Education Challenge


On Friday Open Education Challenge announced the 20 edtech startups that are invited to a workshop and pitch competition in Barcelona. The event takes place from July 11th to 15th and will end with the selection of the 10 teams that will be invited to join the incubator.

The 20 finalists have been selected out of 611 applications from 74 countries. The European Incubator for Innovation in Education will last 12 weeks, and the teams will visit five European cities, namely Barcelona, Paris, London, Berlin and Helsinki, where they will be taken care of by the respective Challenge partners.

Each startup will receive up to €20.000 seed investment in exchange for 6% equity on average. For more information about the program, we invite you to read our overview from earlier this year.

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Startup Europe

Startup Europe: European Commission wants to foster Web Talent through MOOCs


As part of its Startup Europe initiative, the European Commission announced the launch of a network of MOOC providers to foster regional web and app skills.

The network aims to map the demand for web-related skills across Europe and to promote the use of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for capacity-building in those fields.

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