Winners never quit; quitters never win

06/06/2017 | By Galina Rakanova

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This autumn will be amazing in Dublin! Once again, Startup Weekend Education will be held at the end of September. This is a fast-paced, high-energy, conference-style event that takes place for 54 hours with the challenging role of generating and learning the best ideas in the field of education.

Startup Weekend Education Dublin is one of the events in the calendar of the Startup Weekend global organisation and every year in over 150 countries, talented entrepreneurs gather together and develop their innovative projects.

The event is an opportunity for young and ambitious people to meet mentors from leading companies. With their help, you will find and build up your own team with which you can develop your product to the last detail. You will have the unique opportunity to meet investors and find answers to all of your questions that are of interest to you about launching a business. Startup Weekend is a great place to create a network of valuable contacts with other programmers, marketers, designers and enthusiasts for future projects.

The digital economy is growing 7 times as fast as the rest of the economy and #edtech is one of the fastest growing sectors. Every education system in the world is in the midst of a technological revolution. Educational technologies combine innovation with teaching, thus making education more accessible and wider today. There is a great demand for educational technologies in primary and post-primary education such as virtual reality and artificial intelligence, robotic assistant teaching, sensory toys, switch adapted toys or MOOC. Let's not forget people with special needs who require Learning Support and Resource, where the focus is on providing additional training.

The challenge is to discover and create a product that benefits learners today. Every entrepreneur who comes to this space must have the passion to help learners of different ages and with different technological experiences.

Knowledge. Creativity. Innovations. Adaptability. Empathy.

You only need a laptop, an idea, a great deal of self-confidence and self-motivation that could make you the next rated and sponsored startup.

If you let your imagination run free, then nothing will be more contagious than your enthusiasm!

Winners never quit; quitters never win.