Mission-Driven Founders Explain Their Success & Share Tips


Although it seems that most education technologies are designed to address teaching and learning challenges, not every successful company is curriculum- or student-centered. Numerous company founders have created, launched and either sold or secured significant investment for how they are addressing large-scale issues. We’ve gathered founders from highly successful companies that either secured over $50M in investment or have sold their companies and moved on to bigger things. They will share tips about the opportunities that exist for mission-driven companies that solve large-scale problems.

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  1. Learn how to recognize where opportunity exists in creating a new edtech company.
  2. Learn how to take your mission-driven vision from idea to investment.
  3. Understand the terminology that is likely to secure the attention of investors.



Bob Bretz, Graphic Artist, Pando Public

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  • Tags: edtech, entrepreneurship
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Startups & Investment
  • Session Focus Area K-12 Education
  • Level: Basic Understanding

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