[Press Release]
Kaplan EdTech Accelerator’s Demo Day Showcases 10 Innovative Ed-Tech Companies for Investors and Education Influencers
Sponsored by Kaplan, Inc. and Techstars, intensive three-month mentoring and development program graduates first class of technology startups focused on solving educational needs—from K-12 through college
September 11, 2013 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, powered by Techstars, graduated its inaugural class of 10 startup companies today in a presentation to an exclusive audience of angel and venture investors and education industry influencers. The Accelerator’s “Demo Day” event took place this morning at The IAC Building in New York City.
This is Techstars’ first education-focused accelerator and the first such initiative sponsored by Kaplan, Inc., the global education company known for its test prep, higher education, and professional training programs and services.
The 10 startups—chosen in June from more than 350 applicants—worked over the past three months at Kaplan’s New York City offices, in an intensive business development program, mentored by a select group of more than 80 Kaplan executives and technology experts. Their startup businesses address challenges across the broad spectrum of education, including K-12, higher education, professional education, lifelong learning, and career and work readiness.
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