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May
3
11:15 AM11:15

Comprehensive Education Platforms; Long Overdue!

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The session will be focus on fragmented vs. comprehensive education solutions, covering the definitions, benefits and challenges of both solutions. Walid will highlight why comprehensive solutions that seamlessly integrate LMS, SIS, CC are easier and more cost effective to access and manage data, generate comprehensive reports, and achieve a better teaching and learning experience.

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May
2
3:00 PM15:00

Education Technology: Global Trends, Opportunities and Challenges, An Investor Perspective

Speaker:

Eliza Erikson
Omidyar Network

While access to education has improved around the world, quality remains a significant problem. Technology’s ability to scope and scale rapidly means there is tremendous untapped potential to leverage edtech to improve student learning outcomes. In particular, tech-enabled differentiated learning is necessary to meet students’ unique needs and help them learn at their own level. Based on Omidyar Network’s $100 million invested in education, Venture Partner Eliza Erikson will share insights on how investments in high-growth technology products and services, evaluation tools, partnerships and resources can reach more students effectively.

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May
2
10:30 AM10:30

Getting Schooled on the US Edtech Market

Speaker:

Esteban Sosnik
Reach Capital

Is now a good time to be an edtech entrepreneur? In this session Esteban Sosnik (Partner at Reach Capital and Endeavor Entrepreneur since 2009) will take a closer look at the US edtech market, revealing his unique take on trends and opportunities and benchmarking against what Reach Capital is seeing in some of the most successful companies in the space. Esteban will delve into metrics, go-to-market strategies and provide an overview of the funding market. Come ready to engage in a casual conversation and ask everything you ever wanted to know and never dared to ask about edtech!

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