DESIGNERS + DEVELOPERS | Bringing the EdTech Boom to Dallas at Startup Weekend EDU
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Startup Weekend Education: A Place For Designers + Developers
There has never been a more opportune time for technologists to learn and grow in the education technology sector. Increased awareness of the need for new education solutions has led to huge private and public investment in technology to drive student learning.
Education technology startups raised over a half billion dollars in Q1 this year. There are so many factors playing into this boom -- growing market alignment around standards like the Common Core, broad access to mobile technology, and increased openness to diverse models of schooling to name a few.