Pearson launches edtech startup incubator


Dive Summary:

  • Following the announcement of Kaplan and TechStars' new EdTech Accelerator, Pearson, the education publisher, has announcement the launch of its own edtech startup incubator, the Pearson Catalyst. 
  • The Pearson Catalyst will offer its resources, expertise and up to $10,000 to up to 10 edtech startups for at least three months.
  • Selected startups will have the opportunity to pilot programs and products complementary to Pearson's own. 

From the article:

"... According to the release, the program will 'match startups with Pearson brands to deliver pilot programmes and offer access to Pearson resources and product experts, including the opportunity to work closely with a Pearson brand over the course of the program.'

Pearson Catalyst will incubate and accelerate up to ten teams of founders for at least three-months starting in mid-April 2013. ..."

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