VentureOut EdTech Expedition

08/14/16 - 08/19/16

One-Week Private EdTech Conference

In Partnership With

EdTech Showcase

August 17, 2016      6:00pm      25 Broadway, 10 Fl

 On August 17th, VentureOut & StartED are excited to host the EdTech Expedition, a pitch night featuring 10 of the world's leading education technology startups. These promising founders will join us and our esteemed panel of education focused venture capitalists for a night of great pitches, great drinks and a whole lotta fun!

PRESENTERS

Investor Panel

Prateek Aneja

Mia Hegazy

Lucy Yu

EdTech Startups

Zulama

Vagupu

Triventy

Sofatutor

Simulanis

Quipped

Pedago

Novelistik

NoteFull

Kid Klass

Enotch Academics

eBooks in Motion

CommonCents

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

  • Edtech startups are listening the Expansion strategy session
  • Expansion Strategy session with Samuel Newbold from BMK, Randolph Adler from Dentons and Asael Meir from CohnReznick
  • Edward Daciuk from ExtensionEngine provides the programs participating founders with insight on how to successfully expand to NYC
  • The Edtech cohorts at Commonbond, learn how to raise capital with MichaelTaormina
  • Mentoring & Pitch Prep session with Carlos Williams from Dbc
  • Andrew Ackerman from Dreamit Ventures talks to the Edtech startups about raising capital
  • Edtech startups visit IWC Schaffhausen Boutique to participate in the Expert Panel & Investor reception session
  • Expert Panel & Investor reception session with Akiba Covitz from Yellowdig
  • Expert Panel & Investor reception session with Neal Taparia from Imagine Easy
  • Expert Panel & Investor reception session with ASH Kaluarachchi from Started
  • The founders meet with Matt Cynamon from General Assembly to learn about the NY tech ecosystem
  • Investor Panel in the Pitch Night: Prateek Aneja from University Ventures, Lucy Yu from Rethink Education and Mia Hegazy from Catalyst Investors
  • Hiring & Growth Strategy session with Len Adams from ACG Resources
  • New York Tech EcoSystem Panel: Preeti Birla (NYC DoE), Eleni Janis (NYC EDC), Theseus Roche (Manahattan Youth) and Erik Grimmelmann (NY Tech Alliance)
  • The Edtech founders receive feedback from Catalyst Investors's Mia Hegazy at the Investor Speed Dating session
  • Melo Rajakumar from Vagupu pitches his startup to our panel of venture investors and tech enthusiasts

VentureOut is very excited to partner with StartEd, the leading EdTech accelerator out of New York University, to host the EdTech Expedition, our one-week private conference for the world’s top EdTech founders to connect with leaders of the education and venture communities in NYC, including founders and VPs at top education companies, venture capitalists focused on EdTech and other thought leaders in the education ecosystem in New York City. If you are interested in joining us, please contact us or apply! We welcome founders solving problems all along the learning lifecycle, including in Pre-K, K-12, HigherEd, Corporate Learning, Lifelong Learning



AGENDA

Intro to NY Tech Community

NYCEDC

NYC DoE

NY Tech Alliance

Manhattan Youth

Capital Introduction to Top US EdTech Investors

University Venture Fund

Rethink Education

DreamIt Ventures

Catalyst Investors

Insights from Top U.S. EdTech Startups

Noodle

Grovo

General Assembly

Brainscape

ExtensionEngine

Program Mentors

Ashantha Kaluarachchi

Sorosh Tavakoli

Lexie Kier

Eyal Megged

Buddy Shakhashir

Assaf Dagan

Strategy Sessions

StartED

Sales & Partnership Strategy w/ SaleMove

Messaging & PR Strategy w/ DbC

Legal Strategy

Immigration Strategy

Fundraising Strategy w. CommonBond

Accounting & Tax Strategy

Digital Marketing Strategy

ACG Resources

Startups

Zulama

Vagupu

Triventy

Sofatutor

Simulanis

Quipped

Pedago

Novelistik

NoteFull

Kid Klass

Enotch Academics

eBooks in Motion

CommonCents