Edu startups have a different set of problems that many other startup varieties. LearnLaunch is a specialty accelerator in the Boston area that is focusing on just the edu marketplace. Originally focusing on early stage startups, they are now expanding their focus to include startups that have started to establish a foothold in the marketplace and need help with their next steps.
LearnLaunch Announces a New Accelerator for Established Edtech Ventures
Article excerpt by Olivia Vanni
Today, the LearnLaunch Accelerator – which has been helping early-stage edtech ventures get out of the gates – announced that it will be accepting applications to its new Breakthrough program.
With this latest program, the accelerator is hoping to assist more established startups as they plan to raise funds and scale.
LearnLaunch’s Breakthrough program will be a shorter, yet more intense version of the current accelerator the organization offers. According to the program’s page, edtech startups that are eligible to apply must have already brought their product or service to market (and they don’t mean in beta form). Ventures able to participate must also have a relatively steady revenue stream. These parameters ensure that Breakthrough will support startups ready to go into overdrive in terms of growth.
“As we prepare for the next iteration of our Accelerator program…