Our companies undergo an extensive due diligence process to ensure we are doing more than just creating a "better version of." We work hard to find true differentiation in the market, entrepreneurs creating new categories of educational support that are grounded in rigorous pedagogy and strong business models. We support startups that work with customers to identify unique product-market fit and ensure outcomes are tied to operational success.
A validated product and market fit
Innovation and distribution
Evidence of tackling an unsolved problem
We have an extensive national (and international) network of experts helping us identify new areas, making sure that we are first in line. Through our partners' history of leadership within academia and the venture ecosystem, we have developed infrastructural support to deal sourcing, market mapping and business development.
A network with experts from a variety of disciplines
An engaged, committed community of entrepreneurs
An established group of industry partners
We believe that the success of our companies depends on our continued support of their business and the larger education technology ecosystem. We play a key leadership and decision-making role, partnering with our portfolio company CEO's. Within the larger community of education technology, we regularly contribute thought-leadership, convene an annual Summit and speak at major industry conferences.
Hold 10 active board seats
Provide thought-leadership via speaking engagements and conference panels
Partner with the Future of Privacy Forum to educate entrepreneurs