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Summer Edtech Showcase and Reception

Boston has proved to be an epicenter for the development of education innovation and edtech products. As a result, some of the best and brightest companies in edtech can be found here or come here. In connection with the Building Learning Communites Conference, LearnLaunch Institute will host a showcase that will feature over 30 companies, including graduates from the LearnLaunch Accelerator and other companies from the broader Boston education community. There will be pitches, demos, opportunities to play with and give feedback on edtech tools, and a chance for you to stand alongside others who care about ed innovation at this fun and inspiring reception in Boston’s Innovation District.

 

Can your company participate?

 

Yes, those interested in showcasing must register, have a product that is in demo stage or beyond, be under a million dollars in revenue, be willing to receive direct feedback from attendees, and be interested in piloting products in institutions of higher education. Only 30 companies will be able to participate due space.

 

Who will be there? 

 

Educators interested in new edtech innovations, those seeking to grow and connect with developers in the edtech space, and those simply wanting to know more about the future of education should attend. Additionally, over a hundred attendees from the Building Learning Communities Conference will be invited to attend.

 

What companies will will you see? 

  • BlocksCAD (Boston, MA) – A blocks-based, programmatic, computer aided design tool that enables K-12 students to create their own objects that can be easily 3D printed.
  •  Choosito! (Philadelphia, PA) – An NSF funded student search engine tool with enhanc ed filters for safety, reading level and subject area, providing schools with the ability to personalize and monitor student access to high quality free OER resources.
  •  Creatr. (New York City, NY) – A knowledge and mentorship platform for the creative industries with a unique bi-modal system that pairs interactive live-streaming with on-demand 1:1 consultations.
  •  Entri (Cochin, India) – A plug-and- play test prep platform for competitive exams in India. 400+ teachers and 35k+ students have used Entri with more than 8 million attempted questions by students to date.
  •  LearnBolt(Boston, MA) – A new breed of mobile training that changes the way business knowledge is collected, organized, and shared to meet the needs of today’s “Now” information age.
  • Schola (Phoenix, AZ) – An edtech company focused on streamlining the recruitment and enrollment process for all public and private preK-12 schools.
  • SchoolHack (Bristol, VT) – The first student-driven innovative personalized learning platform, LiFTTM that works across whole districts to transform mindsets, break down silos, and empower students to take charge of their learning.
  •  Unruly Studios (Boston, MA) – Unruly Studios (formerly known as JumpSmart) challenges kids ages 6-12 to make their own rules for creative play by learning to code physical objects that interact with the world.
  •  WealthyLife (Washington, DC)– Designs financial literacy edtech games. Its first game, Credit Stacker, the only credit game in the world, teaches people how to manage and interpret credit reports.

More companies to be announced shortly. 

 

Cancellation – Please note that after July 20, 2017 no refunds will be given.

External Event Date: 
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 2:00pm