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Understanding the EdTech Market - TU Incubator Workshop

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This ‘EdTech Market’ workshop, specifically geared towards the education technology (edtech) community, will cover who are you selling to, product value proposition, and what is the market looking for.

Presented by Frank Bonsal III, Director of Entrepreneurship, Towson University. Frank has 25+ years of experience as a coach, mentor, venture capitalist, and former educator.

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Understanding the EdTech Market - TU Incubator Workshop

  1. 1. David Muse Photography Understanding the EdTech Market Mission-Driven, Human- and Technology-Enabled, Critically Important Early 1900s Classroom: http://goo.gl/FOtIv5 @FrankBonsal FBonsal@Towson.edu @TUincubator #BmoreEdTech
  2. 2. Native Baltimorean Traditional & Experiential Education: MD, OH, NH, UK, TN 14 Years Teaching + Coaching 15+ Years Education Technology Investing 15+ Years Volunteer Education Nonprofit Service 3 Years University Entrepreneurship + Education Innovation Cluster @TUincubator + #BmoreEdTech
  3. 3. Source: The Industries that are Being Disrupted the Most by Digital, by Rhys Grossman , Harvard Business Review @TUincubator + #BmoreEdTech
  4. 4. The Edtech Industry: Since ‘2010’ 3 M.S. in Education Entrepreneurship SWEDU $2.3B The Emerging Education Industry: The First DecadeThe Education Industry, 2002-2012: The Era of Resilience Edtech is the next fintech - TechCrunch @TUincubator + #BmoreEdTech
  5. 5. In EdTech, Build a Mission-Driven Dragon 4 @TUincubator + #BmoreEdTech Unicorns vs Dragons, by John Backus, via TechCrunch N.B. Dragons return the fund, are fund makers. Unicorns are startups that exceed $1B valuation.
  6. 6. Direct Involvement in 40+ Education Companies Realized @TUincubator + #BmoreEdTech Active
  7. 7. EdSurge Product Index 6 @TUincubator + #BmoreEdTech
  8. 8. NewSchools K-12 Market Map 7 @TUincubator + #BmoreEdTech
  9. 9. EdTech Market Maps 8 Flybridge Capital Edtech Market Landscape @TUincubator + #BmoreEdTech
  10. 10. 9 BOSTON NEW YORK CITY PHILADELPHIA BALTIMORE (The DMV) a Design & Accelerate Incubate • Build (+ Test) • Grow (+ Test) • Sustain @TUincubator + #BmoreEdTech
  11. 11. Design, Accelerate, Incubate EdTech… Incubate Accelerate Design 10 @TUincubator + #BmoreEdTech
  12. 12. When you think of Baltimore Startups… 11 Think of problem-solving in massive industries that leverage regional & institutional core competencies. @TUincubator + #BmoreEdTech
  13. 13. 12 1775- 1850- 1875- 1950- 2000- @TUincubator + #BmoreEdTech
  14. 14. 13 •Resource Allocation Analysis (#edfintech) •Founded 2013; Founder, TU Incubator Workshop Presenter Allovue •Research Curation and Writing •Founded 2011; moved to BAL, 2013; TU Incubator Member, 2014- Citelighter •Next-Gen Teacher Effectiveness & Personalized PD •Founded 2011; TU Incubator Member, 2014- Lessoncast •Massive college entry point cost reduction + learning flexibility •Founded 2008 (inside Smarthinking, DC); moved to BAL, 2010; Founder, TU Incubator Mentor StraighterLine •Low cost, high value LMS built atop open source •Founded 2005; acquired by Blackboard, 2012; Cofounder & early CEO, TU Incubator Mentors Moodlerooms •Quality online, blended, and place-based learning •Founded 2001; acquired by Pearson, 2010; Founder, TU Alumna Connections Academy @TUincubator + #BmoreEdTech
  15. 15. 14 @TUincubator + #BmoreEdTech
  16. 16. We are Entrepreneur-Focused 15 @TUincubator + #BmoreEdTech
  17. 17. 16 We are Mapping, Supporting, & Growing an EdTech Ecosystem When it comes to education, teacher preparation, and pedagogical trends, Towson University is the most networked institution in the Mid-Atlantic. @TUincubator + #BmoreEdTech
  18. 18. 17 TU Incubator Strategic Initiatives EdTech Accelerator Partnerships Partnerships with leading national accelerators Proof of Concept Center Central Maryland product and service testing in collaboration with LEAs and IHEs Northeast Corridor EdTech Hub Collaboration BOS: LearnLaunch NYC: 4.0 Schools, StartEd Accelerator PHL: UPenn BAL: TU Incubator WDC: 1776, Jefferson Education @TUincubator + #BmoreEdTech
  19. 19. 18 @TUincubator + #BmoreEdTech
  20. 20. @TUincubator + #BmoreEdTech
  21. 21. Thank You Partners & Sponsors 20

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