SOURCE: LearnLaunch

LearnLaunch

September 16, 2014 09:00 ET

Boston's LearnLaunch Accelerator Opens Up Applications to Third Edtech Cohort Program

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Sep 16, 2014) - LearnLaunch Accelerator, Boston's education technology startup program (formerly known as LearnLaunchX), today announced it is accepting applications from edtech startups for its winter 2015 cohort class.

"We help promising edtech startups from around the world that are creating new innovations for education and learning tap into the brightest minds in the business to help strengthen and position their companies and products for a successful launch, accelerate their sales, and prepare themselves for funding," said Jean Hammond, partner at LearnLaunch.

The LearnLaunch Accelerator program, now in its second year, will provide up to eight selected edtech startups with $18K in seed funding, hands-on mentoring, office space, discounted services, and networking opportunities. The companies will participate in a three-month intensive residential program at LearnLaunch Campus, Boston's only co-working space dedicated to edtech startups.

To date, LearnLaunch Accelerator has invested in 13 companies and recently graduated its second class from its winter 2014 program. Over 60 mentors have participated, and the program has attracted influencers and thought leaders from business, government, and the education sector. Edtech startups that have participated in the first two cohorts can be found here.

Applications are being accepted through October 31, 2014. The program will begin in February 2015.

LearnLaunch Accelerator
LearnLaunch Accelerator (formerly known as LearnLaunchX) is Boston's edtech startup program. After a highly selective application process, LearnLaunch Accelerator provides the most promising edtech startups worldwide with seed funding, an unmatched team of mentors, intensive coaching and all the tools needed to grow a successful edtech startup.

LearnLaunch
LearnLaunch is dedicated to connecting, supporting, and growing greater Boston's education technology ecosystem to drive innovation and transform learning. It offers a vibrant community, educational events, a collaborative co-working space, and a selective accelerator program to promote the growth of the education technology sector in greater Boston, a world education hub. For more information, visit www.learnlaunch.com and follow us on Twitter at @learnlaunch.

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