EdTech Accelerator Series: McGraw-Hill

Following on from our previous posts on Pearson’s Catalyst incubator and Kaplan’s joint initiative with TechStars, this week we’re taking a look at another publisher-turned-accelerator sponsor.

EdTech Accelerator Series: Kaplan

Following from our look at the first cohorts of Pearson’s EdTech incubator, we’d like to turn our attention to Kaplan’s EdTech accelerator to get a sense of what their inaugural Class of 2013 looked like.

EdTech Accelerator Series: Pearson Catalyst

We take a look at Pearson’s Class of 2013

Pearson Catalyst – interview with Project Manager Debbie Akinpelu

We wrote about Pearson’s Catalyst programme a few months ago, and yesterday we met some of the people running it at a workshop event which formed part of the warm-up for this weekend’s Cambridge education Startup Weekend, which we’re helping to organise. In this interview, Pearson’s Debbie Akinpelu tells us what Catalyst is all about.

ELT Entrepreneur – Marie Goodwyn

We’ve been featuring ELT Entrepreneurs and EdTech start-ups for a few months now and we have tended to focus on those who are quite far down the line in terms of their business and product. But what do they look like at the beginning of the journey? Last May, ELTjam co-organised an EdTech Start Up Weekend with the Judge Business School. At the time we commented on how few educators there were in the room and it was no surprise that it took educational insight more than tech to come up with the idea that won: Bright Stream.

ELT Entrepreneurs – Robert Hanley

In the latest in our series spotlighting entrepreneurs from within the ELT community, we talk to Robert Hanley about English Bubble and his journey from teacher to businessman.