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Our team is on a mission to invest in and support entrepreneurs who are positively transforming K-12, Higher Education, and Workforce Development. At LearnLaunch Fund + Accelerator, we deeply understand the complexity of education as a category. We recognize the opportunity areas in pre-seed/seed edtech innovation and have designed proven acceleration strategies and accumulated a breadth of resources for early-stage edtech entrepreneurs.

FUND TEAM

Our team has years of experience in early-stage edtech investing & entrepreneurship.

Jean Hammond

Jean Hammond

General Partner

Tetyana Astashkina

Tetyana Astashkina

General Partner

Matt Rubins

Matt Rubins

General Partner

Martin Chaplin

Martin Chaplin

Investment Analyst

ENTREPRENEURS IN RESIDENCE

These seasoned experts provide in-depth, hands-on guidance, each focusing on one of the pillars of our program’s curriculum.

Colin Magee

Colin Magee

Entrepreneur in Residence, Product-Market Fit

Principal Consultant, Product Vectors

Dr. Kripa Sundar

Dr. Kripa Sundar

Entrepreneur in Residence, Efficacy & Impact

Founder & Lead Researcher, Edtech Recharge

Steve Stalzer

Steve Stalzer

Entrepreneur in Residence, AI

President, Ternium AI

VENTURE PARTNERS

We are supported by seasoned experts dedicated to fostering social capital for early-stage entrepreneurs.

Eric Cantor

Eric Cantor

Kirby Salerno

Kirby Salerno

Tiffany Norwood

Tiffany Norwood

Steven Shapiro

Steven Shapiro

Richard Varn

Richard Varn

Frederick Townes

Frederick Townes

Auditi Charkravarty

Auditi Charkravarty

Alina von Davier

Alina von Davier

Jamie Farrell

Jamie Farrell

EDINNO TEAM

Cailey Newton

Cailey Newton

Director of Programs

Sarah Fryar

Sarah Fryar

Operations and Community Manager

Edinno provides services for the Brealthrough to Scale Program and is a partner of LearnLaunch Fund and Accelerator.