Pearson Partners with Exponential TechSpace, LearnLaunch and LearnLaunchX
Pearson, Exponential TechSpace and Learn Launch form a partnership. Pearson announced the partnership today with the edtech entrepreneurship campus, Exponential TechSpace; Boston’s edtech accelerator, LearnLaunchX; and educational program and events provider, LearnLaunch to attack some the most immense challenges in education.
With this new partnership, employees of Pearson will mentor LearnLaunchX startups and work with companies at Exponential and LearnLaunchX. LearnLaunchX’s K-12 oriented companies will be able to work with Pearson’s web-based student information system (PowerSchool) and their always growing partner community of independent software vendors.
Founder of Exponential TechSpace and co-founder of LearnLaunchX, Hakan Satiroglu had this to say about the new partnership:
“We are thrilled to have Pearson demonstrate their strong support for the emerging edtech ecosystem in Boston through this partnership. Promising edtech startups need the opportunity to collaborate with industry leaders like Pearson.”
Jean Hammond, co-founder of LearnLaunch and LearnLaunchX, added the following:
“Pearson has demonstrated a commitment to support innovation and to the educational future of this country by embracing change in learning systems. We welcome their support in encouraging the innovation coming from Boston’s edtech entrepreneurs.”
From Pearson, Head of Future Technologies, Diana Stepner said:
“At Pearson, we believe that technology has the power to transform education, but also recognize that the industry faces some big challenges that we can’t tackle alone. That’s why we’re excited to be teaming up with Exponential and LearnLaunch – key players in the Boston edtech community – to share our deep knowledge of the education industry with startups on campus, while also learning from their dynamic, fast-paced cultures.”
For more information, read the Press Release.
Yasmin Bailey , a sophomore in college, is the Content Manager for Ed Tech Times.