Fundraising Secrets: How to Raise A Round From the Right People
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EST)
You have a great product, team, and even customers, and are starting to explore raising a round of funding to help your company grow. Come learn tips and tricks from two local ed tech entrepreneurs who have successfully navigated their way through the fundraising circus.
*Service providers are welcome to attend, but we have a strict no selling policy during classes.*
Refund policy: no refunds will be granted after 5 pm on Wednesday, February 13.
5:00-5:30 pm: Networking
5:30-7:00 pm: Class
Founder and CEO, BetterLesson
Alex Grodd is a Teach For America alum who taught 6th grade English at Roxbury Preparatory Charter School. He founded BetterLesson to address the challenges he faced in the classroom.
Founder and CEO, iCreatetoEducate
Melissa Pickering launched iCreate to Educate to nurture future innovators by engaging kids through simple technology that bridges hands-on exploration with digital creativity. For nearly three years, Melissa has built up iCreate, which has impacted thousands of schools and homes across the world. iCreate's successful organic growth recently secured them a new strategic investor.
When & Where
The mission of LearnLaunch is to increase learning by providing support for the creation and growth of education technology and learning companies in New England. LearnLaunch offers classes, peer group learning, conferences, networking opportunities and other educational services to individuals and organizations seeking to work with educators, students and families to enable the growth and success of the learning ecosystem.