London UK 2024


Dates and Venue


17-18 April 2024 | ExCeL London


17 - 18 April 2024 | ExCeL London

T5S6 - EdTech funding


T5S6 - EdTech funding

Thursday 18 April 2024
Conference Theatre 5
Professional development , Tools and technologies , Future L&D
A new addition to Learning Technologies this year is an attempt to understand which innovators in the field of educational technology are getting funded, and why, and what this says about the health of EdTech in Europe and the US, and likely future trends.

Who's getting funded, and why? The state of learning technology start-up funding today.

Have you ever wondered about the forces shaping the future of learning technologies? This session delves into the dynamic world of venture capital in the EdTech sector, exploring the key trends and investment patterns. We'll begin by examining the macro trends influencing the industry, setting the stage for a deeper understanding of the evolving landscape.

You'll gain insights into the US and EU research on EdTech investments, understanding where and why investment is heading. Discover the crucial balance between innovation and risk, exploring the high failure rates and the confidence levels in new ventures.

  • EdTech macro trends
  • investor strategies in learning tech
  • US & EU investment insights
  • Balancing innovation and risk
  • Forecasting edtech's next leap
Nic Newman, Partner - Emerge Education
Helen Gironi, Director of Ventures - Ufi Ventures

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