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September 2017

The Basics of Employment Law

September 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$25

Your edtech is now big enough to start hiring others to help the business you've created. With this growth also comes the need to learn more about con-compete agreements wage laws, medical leave, unemployment insurance claims, worker's compensation, sexual harassment, discrimination law, and compliance issues that you might face. Yet, you're not sure what is most important. In this session, participants will: Identify the major pain points related to employment law that exist for edtech startups entering the space, and…

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October 2017

The Basics of Employment Law (Webinar)

October 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Your edtech is now big enough to start hiring others to help the business you've created. With this growth also comes the need to learn more about con-compete agreements wage laws, medical leave, unemployment insurance claims, worker's compensation, sexual harassment, discrimination law, and compliance issues that you might face. Yet, you're not sure what is most important. In this session, participants will: Identify the major pain points related to employment law that exist for edtech startups entering the space, and…

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Accounting and Tax 101: Traps for the Unwary

October 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

You've decided to take the leap into the edtech startup space, and it's time to get your accounting structure in place. As you start off, it's important to define what kind of entity you want to be, what products (like Stock-it) might be able to help you - or bite you - when it comes to accounting and taxes, and understand what it means to have qualified small business stock or other stocks. If you are lost already or need…

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Getting Your Edtech Financials and Chart of Accounts Right

October 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$25

Unless you are launching an edtech product that is focused on accounting, it's highly likely that you have something to learn about what it means to create and maintain a solid Chart of Accounts (CoA). Even as a more seasoned edtech entrepreneur, whether you are providing a product or a service - its important to make sure you are being consistent in your approach, especially if your organization is expanding or you need to know what the real financials are for…

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Book Release and Discussion: Innovation Blind Spot

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
LearnLaunch, 281 Summer Street Floor 2
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Please join LearnLaunch, as well as Ross Baird, the founder of Village Capital, to discuss Ross' new book: The Innovation Blind Spot: Why We Back the Wrong Ideas--And What to Do About It.We'll have lunch and discussion with Ross, and talk about what's broken in our innovation economy, highlight how emerging solutions and organizations such as LearnLaunch are helping build the world we want to live in.

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Surfing the Coding Wave — or Not?

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
LearnLaunch, 281 Summer Street Floor 2
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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$25

Digital technologies are driving innovation across all fields and markets, from the sciences to the arts - across all careers, from medical to mechanics. The “computer science for all” movement is helping to equip students with the computational skills that will prepare them for the 21st-century labor market. New standards for computer science and technical literacy have been introduced, new coding products and services abound, and educators are looking for ways to incorporate this learning. There is a debate about…

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Edtech Accounting – Dealing with Revenue Recognition Issues

October 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$25

Revenue is one of the ways that investors measure and assess a company's performance and future. So, it is important for edtech entrepreneurs to have practices in place to correctly present themselves to investors, ready themselves to correctly report their earnings, and understand what can or should not be disclosed. In this session, participants will: Explore the basics and importance of accrual revenue recognition Outline common mistakes that are made in revenue recognition and reporting Examine practical solutions for early…

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MassCue – LearnLaunch Innovation Space: A Meeting Place for Educators and Innovators

October 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gillette Stadium, 1 Patriot Pl
Foxborough, 02035 United States
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November 2017

WEBINAR on Privacy – Exploring the State of FERPA, COPPA, HIPAA

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
LearnLaunch, 281 Summer Street Floor 2
South Boston, MA 02110 United States
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Whether you are an edtech company, a school or a district, a higher education institution, or a parent of a child, you have to stake in protecting the privacy of student data. That starts with understanding students' rights to data privacy and the security best practices required to protect those rights. During this session, participants will: Explore the current federal regulations that guide student data privacy and security Examine real life applications that demonstrate how best practices should be employed…

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Edtech Leaders Discuss Key Market Trends

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cengage Learning, 20 Channels Center Street
Boston, MA United States
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In the first quarter of the year, ISTE highlighted the following trends in edtech: digital citizenship, redesigned learning spaces/enviroments, project/challenge-based learning, Makers programs, new professional learning models, computational thinking, coding, robotics, AI, VR personalized learning, teacher leadership, and the four C's of education - communication, critical thinking, collaboration and creativity. In the final quarter of the year, edtech leaders will discuss how the market has changed and what trends they see coming down the pike for 2018. Participants attending this…

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February 2018

2018 LearnLaunch Across Boundaries Conference

February 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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