Calling All EdTech Enthusiasts!

 You are invited to join Teach For America, NewSchools Venture Fund and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford in celebrating the inaugural cohort of the 2011 Bay Area EdTech Entrepreneurs Lab.

THE PITCH COMPETITION: The event will feature a final pitch competition for each team in this year’s cohort. The purpose of the showcase is to create an opportunity for aspiring edtech entrepreneurs to get feedback on their ventures from education and technology experts, entrepreneurs, and potential investors. The goal of the evening is to continue to cultivate and grow this emerging community of education technology enthusiasts by bringing together a hybrid of people and backgrounds to celebrate both entrepreneurship, but the next generation of education innovators. The pitch session will start promptly at 5:00pm.

We will have a great line up of judges, including:

THE AFTERPARTY:  The night is sure to end with a bang at the EdTech Mixer Afterparty, featuring Silicon Valley’s most talked about band: Coverflow, band members include: Mayfield Fund VC, Raj Kapoor, Norwest VC, Tim Chang, Facebook‘s Ethan Beard and Prashant Fuloria, and Blippy’s Philip Kaplan. We wanted to follow up from our last EdTech mixer this spring and allow another opportunity for this great community to network, so we hope you will stay for the party! The afterparty will begin at 8:00pm.

We hope you can join us to support our education entrepreneurs and have some fun!



Date: Friday, July 15, 2011

4:30pm-5:00pm: Networking/Drinks

5:00pm-8:00pm: Pitch Sessions Begin (food will be served)

8:00pm-10:00pm: EdTech Mixer Afterparty featuring Coverflow

Venue: Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford

Building 550

550 Panama Mall

Stanford, CA

(Click here for directions to the building, which is right on campus, but a little tricky to find.)

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