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Teach For America-NewSchools EdTech Pitch Competition and Afterparty!

Teach For America-NewSchools-Stanford d. School

Friday, July 15, 2011 from 4:30 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)

Stanford, CA

Teach For America-NewSchools EdTech Pitch Competition...

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General: I'll attend the Pitch and Afterparty Ended $30.00 $1.59
Discount (start up entrepreneurs/students): I'll attend the Pitch and Afterparty Ended $15.00 $1.29
General: I'll attend the EdTech Mixer Afterparty only Ended $20.00 $1.39
Discount (start up entrepreneurs/students): I'll attend the EdTech Mixer Afterparty only Ended $10.00 $1.19

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You are invited to join Teach For America, NewSchools Venture Fund and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford in celebrating the inaugural cohort of the 2011 Bay Area EdTech Entrepreneurs Lab.

 

THE PITCH COMPETITION: The event will feature a final pitch competition for each team in this year's cohort. The purpose of the showcase is to create an opportunity for aspiring edtech entrepreneurs to get feedback on their ventures from education and technology experts, entrepreneurs, and potential investors. The goal of the evening is to continue to cultivate and grow this emerging community of education technology enthusiasts by bringing together a hybrid of people and backgrounds to celebrate both entrepreneurship, but the next generation of education innovators. The pitch session will start promptly at 5:00pm.

We will have a great line up of judges, including:

 CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST AGENDA.

THE AFTERPARTY:  The night is sure to end with a bang at the EdTech Mixer Afterparty, featuring Silicon Valley's most talked about band: Coverflow, band members include: Mayfield Fund VC, Raj Kapoor, Norwest VC, Tim Chang, Facebook's Ethan Beard and Prashant Fuloria, and Blippy's Philip Kaplan. We wanted to follow up from our last EdTech mixer this spring and allow another opportunity for this great community to network, so we hope you will stay for the party! The afterparty will begin at 8:15pm.

We hope you can join us to support our education entrepreneurs and have some fun!

 

If you have any questions, contact Wayee Chu at wchu "@" newschools.org.

  

Best,

The EdTech Team

 

Date: Friday, July 15, 2011

 

Time:

 

4:30pm-5:00pm: Networking/Drinks

5:00pm-8:15pm: Pitch Sessions Begin (food will be served)

8:15pm-10:00pm: EdTech Mixer Afterparty featuring Coverflow

Venue: Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford

Building 550

550 Panama Mall

Stanford, CA

(Click here for directions to the building, which is right on campus, but a little tricky to find.)

 

About us:

The Teach For America-NewSchools EdTech Entrepreneurs Lab is a program designed to seed innovative ideas among young professional leaders and aspiring entrepreneurs with a passion for education. This is an unprecedented opportunity for participants to design and launch truly innovative ventures that help close the achievement gap at asystemic level, with a particular emphasis on the power of technology to fuel solutions. Participants will have access to top resources in the education and technology fields – including workshops designed bythe Stanford Institute of Design’s K12 Lab – as they develop game-changing, technology-based solutions that target educational inequity. The program is launched in collaboration with the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford University.

 

You can find more information on the EdTech Entrepreneurs Lab here.

Check out our latest blog post on the EdTech Lab at the NewSchools Summit.

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Stanford d. School
Building 550
550 Panama Mall
Stanford, CA 94305

Friday, July 15, 2011 from 4:30 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)


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