Attendees received advice from the financial community that included Jean Hammond (LearnLaunch Boston), Matthew Greenfield (Rethink Education) and Brian Napack (Providence Equity).
Although opinions varied, investors see the greatest potential in companies that have a working business model because of its ability to be scaled to the platform companies of the future. They also took interest in companies that propose solutions to big problems in order to change the lives of children. Finally, they predicted success for those companies that do something completely original, and for those companies who serve the special needs population.
During the popular roundtables, attendees participated in lively discussions around topics such as distribution, next generation LMS, global and diversity, commenting that they appreciated the opportunity to engage in conversations, ask questions and hear directly from experts in the field.
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The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of SIIA, and 1105 Media, Inc., which provides integrated business-to-business information and media to qualified professionals in the public, academic and private sectors focusing on technology, announce Cogent Education: Interactive Cases as the winner of the Goldfish Tank Innovators Competition during the 2015 Florida Education Technology Conference (FETC)in Orlando, Florida.
The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of SIIA, and 1105 Media, Inc., who provides integrated business-to-business information and media to qualified professionals in the public, academic and private sectors focusing on technology announces finalists for the 2015 FETC Goldfish Tank Innovators Competition. The finalists will present at the Goldfish Tank Innovation Presentation Session on Friday, January 23, 2015, during the annual Florida Education Technology Conference at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. The 2015 Goldfish Tank award will be determined by the number of votes from conference attendees.