Application Window Open for 2nd LearnLaunchX Program

Following the excitement of Demo Days for their first cohort, the LearnLaunchX accelerator is opening applications for their second edtech program, which is scheduled to begin in February.  The deadline for the application is November 22, 2013.

Companies will be evaluated for the program based on their impact on the learning community, originality, management team experience, and potential for growth. Successful applicants will share LearnLaunchX team’s passion for creating to create transformative solutions that address both the challenges in education and the emerging market opportunities.

LearnLaunchX is a Boston, MA based edtech accelerator that dedicates itself to expanding great education companies. Companies who are selected  for the LearnLaunchX program are provided with a workspace, seed funding, and a team of connected and domain-experienced mentors. Companies also have direct access to the learning marketplace and strategic advantages in navigating successive funding, growth, market entry and exit cycles.

From the press release, Operations Director of LearnLaunchX, Asad Butt remarked on the specialization of the accelerator, saying:

Education technology startups face a unique set of challenges that require a specialized skillset to grow and succeed. Our team has leaders who have worked in school systems, have powerful relationships across edtech, and have a track record of bringing edtech products to market.

CEO and Founder of Listen Edition and member of LearnLaunchX’s inaugural cohort, Monica Brady-Myerov, had this rave review of the program:

LearnLaunchX was exactly what I needed to take my company to the next level. I loved the quality and caliber of experts they brought to us for seminars, hands-on workshops and mentorships

Dharmendra Kanejiya, founder of Cognii stated:

LearnLaunchX has been tremendously valuable to Cognii in terms of visibility, mentoring and connections to key stakeholders in the edtech industry. I would highly recommend that any budding entrepreneur participate in LearnLaunchX’s next cohort.

For more information on applications for the next cohort, visit the LearnLaunchX webpage, or read their press release.

Yasmin Bailey

Yasmin Bailey

Yasmin Bailey , a sophomore in college, is the Content Manager for Ed Tech Times.