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22 Months

July 2013 -  April 2015

We developed programs and

resources that taught people how to use entrepreneurship to improve education

28

Education
Entrepreneurs
Workshops

70

Startup
Weekend
Education
events

81

Startup Digest
Education Reading
List Publications

154

Education
Entrepreneurs
Articles

Education became the second most

popular edition of Startup Weekend

90

70

36

University

Education

Women

113 teams participated in our inaugural

Global Startup Battle Education Track

Our programming reached new audiences

Youth

University Students and Faculty

School Leaders

Librarians

Our newest program, Workshops, 

expanded to four continents in less  

than one year

Our workshops included Business Models in Education and Customer Discovery and Empathy in Education

N. America

Europe

Africa

Asia

We taught nearly 6,000 people how to

use entrepreneurship to improve education

25% of those people 

self-identified as Educators

"My experience that weekend really showed me the possibilities, especially in education and my four walls, to rethink my obstacles and connect with other professionals of all fields to bring my students the equitable education they deserve."

Nina Portugal

English Language Development Teacher

Over 1,078 industry experts provided

hands-on support and guidance

Educators, students, developers,

designers, business people, and marketers

came together to form 700 different teams

Notable edtech solutions and blended

learning schools were launched

Participants progressed on to higher 

stages in the entrepreneurial journey

40% of surveyed Imagine K12 cohort members participated in Education Entrepreneurs programming first.

Clever, Class Dojo, No Red Ink, Epic Charter School, Qeyno Labs, Experiment, Night Zookeeper, Brightloop, PenPal Schools, The Coursebook, Timbuktu, CodeNow, Video Notes, Three Ring, LessonCast, PiggyBackr...and more!

Many alumni went on to

build world-class ventures

Our movement expanded

to every part of the world

63

Cities

22

Countries

6

Continents

Most active Cities

4 Events

6 Events

5 Events

New York City, NY

San Francisco, CA

Orlando, FL

Most active Countries

Canada

Brazil

6 Events

51 Events

7 Events

USA

Most active Continents

South America

North America

Asia

12 Events

57 Events

15 Events

We grew by 4.5x in less than two years

Events

July 2011

July 2013

April 2015

We formed strategic

partnerships with some of the

most notable education organizations

We were recognized for

the impact we're making

We were led by

392 Volunteer Leaders

We collaborated with each other

to make the biggest impact possible

20 Volunteer Leaders from 5 continents came to Las Vegas in May 2014 to share best practices, collaborate, and build community

11,620 hours of volunteer time went

into teaching others how to create

great educational experiences

Our movement is giving

anyone, anywhere the opportunity

to shape the future of education

"Education Entrepreneurs is a place for people who can't wait for anyone else to take education to the heights our students deserve it to be: where dreams are weaved into reality."

Reina S. Cabezas

Engineering Teacher/Sleek Geek, Inc. Founder

Thanks for an incredible 22 months.

Here’s to a successful journey ahead.

Education Entrepreneurs Impact Report 2014

By UP Global

Education Entrepreneurs Impact Report 2014

The impact Education Entrepreneurs has made in the education industry and community in the last 22 months.

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