San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Level: Beginner (assumes little to no background knowledge)
Track: Sales & Business Development
Brent Grinna founded EverTrue 3 years ago. He recently raised $5.25 M in Series A funding from top VC firms. EverTrue is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform that helps over 100 schools and other non-profit fundraising organizations track and engage alumni and donors. Brent will share his knowledge of how social media and mobile apps are transforming the higher education landscape.
You will learn:
- how social media and mobile apps are transforming development and alumni relations departments at colleges and universities
- how universities connect with stakeholders
- how to work with developers to realize your vision
- how to shape your go to market strategy when you are seeking both enterprise and individual user adoption
- what milestones your company needs to achieve in order to raise capital
This class will be highly interactive and limited to 30 students to ensure that you have ample time to interact with the instructors and your peers.
*Service providers are welcome to attend, but we have a strict no selling policy during classes.*
Meet the Instructor:
Founder & CEO, EverTrue
Brent Grinna is the Founder and CEO of EverTrue, which participated in TechStars and was selected as a winner of MassChallenge in 2011. Brent is also a board member of the Brown University Alumni Association Board of Governors. Prior to founding EverTrue, Brent worked as a banking analyst. Brent received his BA in International Relations from Brown University and his MBA from Harvard University.
When & Where
LearnLaunch Institute catalyzes a community that drives innovation to transform learning and increase achievement. Our education innovation ecosystem mobilizes educators, entrepreneurs, learners, investors, and industry affiliates. As a nonprofit, the Institute offers learning opportunities, supports services, and a school pilot network. We believe in expanding access to learning that is engaging, personalized, and effective. Edtech is a critical component of achieving this vision at scale. For more information, visit www.learnlaunch.org
LearnLaunch Institute is part of LearnLaunch, an organization dedicated to connecting, supporting, and growing greater Boston’s education technology ecosystem to drive innovation and transform learning.