Could Israel Fuel Boston’s Ongoing EdTech Boom?

Could Israel Fuel Boston’s Ongoing EdTech Boom?

By Josef Blumenfeld, founder of EdTech180 In a recent Xconomy article about Boston’s booming EdTech cluster, noted venture capitalist Jeff Bussgang rightly points out that Boston has all the right ingredients for a thriving EdTech sector.  The 400+ EdTech companies...
Make Academic Expertise Work for You

Make Academic Expertise Work for You

Guest blog post by Nir Eisikovits For the past fifteen years Boeing and Caltech have collaborated closely on developing systems integration technology. As part of their agreement Boeing helps fund university labs and graduate stipends and the two parties have...
The Marriage Between Tech and Higher Ed is Imminent

The Marriage Between Tech and Higher Ed is Imminent

Guest Blog post by Peter O’Reilly, Senior Advisor at NobleStream, an edtech consultancy in higher ed.   We all create silos out of fear, necessity, and sometimes by chance. By finding the path of least resistance we can secure ourselves in a position that...
Making Money in Edtech

Making Money in Edtech

Guest blog post by Jonathan Ketchell, co-founder of Hstry. This post was originally published on Hstry’s blog. I no longer keep count of the investors who told us we would never make money in EdTech. From our shy begins where all we had was a twitter account to...
Sales as a Path to Product-Market Fit

Sales as a Path to Product-Market Fit

Guest blog post by Nick Zeckets, co-founder, CEO of QuadWrangle It’s been said a thousand times: there is no shortage of ideas. I’ll go a step farther and say there’s not even a shortage of great ideas. There are, however, very few sellable ideas. If yours isn’t a...