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See you Friday at the EdTech Entrepreneurs Pitch Session!

Hello EdTech Enthusiast! We are thrilled to have you all join us for our EdTech Entrepreneurs Pitch event this Friday, July 15. We have an incredible turn out! The event is completely oversubscribed, so come early and grab a seat … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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How might we…?

Guest writer: Leslie Garner EdTech Workshop #2: March 19, 2011 It’s often really easy to think about the numerous ways something might go wrong.  We often check our locks twice, make sure we’ve turned the oven off before we leave … Continue reading

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Mix It Up with the Ed-Techies on 4/16!

CALLING ALL EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY ENTREPRENEUERS! NewSchools Venture Fund, in partnership with the Stanford d.school and Teach for America, invites you to join us to learn about great startup opportunities for education technology entrepreneurs, including exciting and new programs such as, Imagine K12, Kauffman Labs, and Startl. … Continue reading

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The Chief of Yelp Talks to the EdTech Cohort

Tonight the TFA-NewSchools EdTech cohort spent a great evening with Jeremy Stoppelman, the CEO and co-founder of Yelp at their hip HQs in downtown San Francisco talking about entrepreneurship, Jeremy’s road from PayPal to HBS to Yelp, and the books he … Continue reading

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Building 550, Studio 2: “Design Thinking” Within Reach…

This weekend 25 aspiring education entrepreneurs convened in Building 550, Studio 2 (the beautifully industrial-designed workspace at the Stanford d.school) for the Teach For America-NewSchools Venture Fund EdTech Entrepreneurs Lab. Saturday’s workshop was the official launch of the Winter-Spring 2011 … Continue reading

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Teach For America-NewSchools EdTech Entrepreneurs Lab

NewSchools Venture Fund and Teach For America announced today the cohort of aspiring education entrepreneurs selected to participate in the first-ever EdTech Entrepreneurs Lab. The Lab allows participants to explore, develop and incubate innovative, technology-driven ideas that target educational inequity. … Continue reading

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