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Press Mentions


Return of Earmarks Would be Music to Higher Ed Ears
Janurary 11, 2018

Taking Stock of 2017: What We Learned About Personalized Learning
Christensen Instutute
January 3, 2018


Surveying the Field: What Should (and Shouldn’t) Personalized Learning Look Like
November 8, 2017

Personalized Learning Gains Momentum in Massachusetts 
T.H.E Journal
October 25, 2017

The Makings (and Misgivings) of a Statewide Effort to Personalize Learning in Massachusetts
October 17, 2017

Massachusetts Districts Trade Notes on Paths to Personalized Learning
Hechinger Report
September 12, 2017

Marketplace Challenge: Offering Ed-Tech PD That Works, and That Educators Want
August 18, 2017

Does Tech Support Personalized Learning — or District Us From What’s Really Important 
May 19, 2017

As Personalized Learning Expands, Edtech ‘Plumbing’ is As Important as Ever 
March 10, 2017

LearnLaunch: Boosting Bost Edtech 
February 20, 2017

Check Out These Interviews: Edtech Thought Leaders at LearnLaunch Conference
EdTech Times
February 10, 2017

‘Learn’-Launching the 2017 Edtech Conversation With Cautious Optimism
February 6, 2017

Passion for the Product: A CEO and Five Promising Startups
LearnLaunch Blog
February 6, 2017

‘LearnLaunch’ Speakers See Artificial Intelligence, Learning Sciences Shaping Future of K-12
February 3, 2017

LearnLaunch to Embed Edtech Startups at a New England Prep School
February 1, 2017


Report: Instructional Software Can Help Teachers Move Toward Personalized Instruction 
T.H.E, Journal
December 19, 2016

Massachusetts Builds Diverse Edtech Sector, Still Seeks Big Wins 
November 2, 2016

Massachusetts Cashes in On Edtech Industry 
September 27, 2016

Mass Growth in Edtech Is Changing Education — And Adding Jobs, Study Says
September 23, 2016


February 11, 2016: Learnings from LearnLaunch: A Look Behind Ed Tech Investment

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January 29, 2016: LearnLaunch Conference Sets Stage for EdTech Landscape of 2016


January 22, 2016: LearnLaunch Panel Predicts A.I.’s Future in the Classroom

January 20, 2016: LearnLaunch, McGraw-Hill Education Team Up to School Edtech Startups



October 9, 2015: Cram Fighter and Shearwater Just Won This Edtech Startup Competition

October 1, 2015: Tommy Chang on Leading a School System Like a Startup

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September 22, 2015: The Impact of a Portfolio: Mission-Driven Investing in Education

June 23, 2015: Women In Tech: Advice and Inspiration from Leaders in Boston Tech and Venture

June 12, 2015 5 Steps To Cultivating A Civic Startup Ecosystem, According To Civic Entrepreneurs

June 9, 2015: EdTech Revolutionaries: Spotlight on Six Boston Area Districts

June 3, 2015 Edtech Conferences You Need To Know

May 23, 2015  12 Reasons You Should Never Launch a Startup in Boston

May 15, 2015 Innovation that Matters: How City Networks Drive Civic Entrepreneurship (Report)

March 17, 2015 Education Innovation Clusters’ Aim to Improve Schools

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January 26, 2015 Boston’s Edtech Scene Shines (With a Dusting of Snow)

January 19, 2015 600 Influencers Will Be Gathering to Discuss the Problems Plaguing Ed-Tech: LearnLaunch’s third-annual conference kicks off Friday


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September 19, 2014 EdTech 10: #School Info Challenge

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August 2, 2014 Smart Cities: Boston

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July 24, 2014 Post-LearnLaunch Hackathon Update

July 21, 2014 Inside Boston’s Edtech Ecosystem: 8 Players to Watch

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June 2, 2014  Ready to Launch

May 20, 2014   Baltimore, Boston Move to Build Ed-Tech Hubs

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April 12, 2014  Sales 101 for Edtech Entrepreneurs

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April 7, 2014  Ed-Tech Investments Hit Record High in Q1; A Promising Sign for Boston Entrepreneurs

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March 28, 2014  Top Angel Investor Jean Hammond and Startup EyeVerify Win Coveted Angel Capital Association Awards

March 19, 2014  Essential Edtech

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March 4, 2014  Are Employers Hurting the Innovation Happening in Education?

March 4, 2014  Education Innovators Predict Rapid Scaling from Education Technology at Annual LearnLaunch Conference

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February 26, 2014   Your Place to Find Answers to the Problems Plaguing Today’s Ed-Tech Industry

February 24, 2014   The First 50 Days


February 19, 2014  Harvard Edcast: Incubating #Edtech


February 7, 2014  HGSE to Cosponsor Edtech Conference


December 9, 2013  10 “Who’s Next” Influential Women in Boston Tech/Innovation

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November 5, 2013  The Place To Go Tomorrow Night to Find Your Next Edtech Co-Founder

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November 4, 2013  Introducing the 50 On Fire Finalists for Education  

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October 21, 2013  Pearson Partners with Boston’s Edtech Ecosystem

October 16, 2013  Pearson Teams Up with LearnLaunch to Make Boston Center of EdTech World

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October 15, 2013  Driving Forward with EdTrips

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September 23, 2013  Interview with Marissa Lowman from LearnLaunch

September 20, 2013  New ed tech cluster emerged LearnLaunchX Demo Day

September 16, 2013  Innovation sector leaders have to-do list for next mayor

August 27, 2013  EdTech in the Summertime: LearnLaunch Hosts a Very Cool Meetup

August 6, 2013  Start-ups focus on creating tools for teachers

July 15, 2013  Education tech firm picks Boston as its US base

July 8, 2013  The Social Circuit: Sarah Hodges shares her can’t-miss events this week

June 19, 2013  Veracode CEO: Entrepreneurs need to stick with Boston, “one of the great cities of the world”

June 5, 2013  New edtech-oriented shared office, Exponential Techspace, up and running in Back Bay

March 6, 2013  SXSWedu Halftime Report

February 20, 2013  In Brief: LearnLaunchX Accelerator Opens Applications

February 13, 2013  Education Entrepreneurship and Reflections on LearnLaunch

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February 11, 2013  Boston’s LearnLaunch Hosts Distinguished Ed Tech Meetup

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February 4, 2013  How to Survive in Edtech LearnLaunch conference confronts pragmatic questions for ed tech startups

February 4, 2013  Across Boundaries: Innovation and the Future of Education

 February 1, 2013  New Accelerator LearnLaunchX Looks to Make Boston Ed-Tech Capital of the World

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February 1, 2013  A New Accelerator Program for Ed Tech Entrepreneurs Launches in Boston

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 February 1, 2013  East Coast ed tech innovation ramps up with new accelerators in New York and Boston

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January 31, 2013  Hundreds of Entrepreneurs, Investors & Academics Meet in Boston to Discuss the Future of Education

January 17, 2013  Ed-Tech Tidbits: Launch Academy, LearnLaunch Step Out

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January 17, 2013  LearnLaunch Names Education, Innovation and Governmental Leaders as Ed Tech Conference Keynote Speakers

Press Releases


Leaders in Academia and Media Complete Extensive Agenda for Premiere EdTech Conference
January 12, 2018


LearnLaunch Asks: How Prepared Are You for the Future of Education?
December 14, 2017


Workforce Opportunities and Edtech Innovation in Massachusetts Draw Interest in Local Conference
December 15, 2016

Research Provides Insight into Teacher’s Role in Piloting Digital Tools in an Urban School District
December 15, 2016

Massachusetts Accelerates Adoption of Personalized Learning Through New Public-Private Partnership
December 14, 2016

5th Annual LearnLaunch Conference to Focus on Personalizing Pathways to Learning and Careers
November 2, 2016

Survey Finds Boston Parents Value Technology in the Classroom and Want to Extend Use of Technology at Home
October 20, 2016

New Research Highlights Edtech as Massachusetts Economic Engine: 25,000 Jobs in 430 Companies
September 21, 2016

LearnLaunch Institute Adds New Board Members; Edtech Innovators Join Nonprofit Arm of LearnLaunch
July 6, 2016

Annual LearnLaunch Edtech Conference 2016 Announces New Keynote Speaker, Sessions And Classroom of the Future Showcase
January 7, 2016


4th Annual LearnLaunch Edtech Conference Kicks Off January 21, 2016 at Harvard Business School 
November 12, 2015

David Rose To Keynote at Upcoming LearnLaunch Edtech Conference on January 23-24, 2015 at Harvard Business School
January 6, 2015


3rd Annual LearnLaunch Edtech Conference Kicks Off January 23, 2015 at Harvard Business School
December 3, 2014

2nd Annual LearnLaunch Across Boundaries Conference in Cambridge
February 3, 2014


Pearson Announces a Partnership with Exponential TechSpace
and LearnLaunch to Support Boston’s EdTech Ecosystem
October 16, 2013

$1.7+ Mil Total Funding For Ellevation Education, iCreate to Educate, Zulama Announced at
LearnLaunch/MIT Sloan.Ed Ed Tech Conference

February 1, 2013

N2N Services, Worldwide Center for Mathematics, 30Hands, Angel Ed Inc. Introduce New Products
at LearnLaunch/MIT Sloan.Ed Ed Tech Conference

February 1, 2013

30-In-60: 30 Ed Tech Start-ups to Make Investor Presentations in 60 Minutes
at LearnLaunch/MIT Sloan.Ed Ed Tech Conference
January 30, 2013


LearnLaunch Formed to Drive Greater Boston Ed Tech Innovation,
Times First National Conference with Digital Learning Day 2013
December 4, 2012