One of the ways to measure the growth of educational technology is to examine the new companies that are earning investments and developing new services for the field of edutech. Economics tells us that if you can find where money is being invested, then you will be able to better predict what the future will look like.
So, what are the main issues surrounding startup companies in educational technology?
Section #2 - Startup Growth
Purpose: To discover trends in investment and growth within companies and products dedicated to educational technology.
Scope: American Startup Companies
INvestment: How EduTech Startups Are Faring Financially
According to Simba Information's 2015-2016 Ed Tech Startup Dashboard Study, we can observe the following:
Investors Continue To Pour Capital into Ed Tech Startup Companies.
Focus: Trends In Leading Startups
Digital Media Tops the List of Focuses for Teachers and Investors Alike.
Teachers Prefer Single, Comprehensive Platforms over Multiple Applications.
Parents Value Free Over Quality, but Experts Predict This Will Change.
Consumer-Driven Design is Key to Adoption by Parents and Students.
Simba Information's report on these trends can be found here.
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