How big data and mobile technology startups are changing education

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Recently, there's been a notable increase in startup accelerators aimed at incubating educational tech companies. The first, Palo Alto, Calif.-based Imagine K12, opened for business in 2011. Now a handful of others have appeared, from Kaplan EdTech Accelerator powered by TechStars, a three-month program located in New York City, to Pearson Catalyst, started by the U.K.-based educational publishing powerhouse. "There's a realization that technology can dramatically affect educational outcomes," say Tim Brady, founder and partner of Imagine K12.

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