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Naturebytes wins Demo Day prize package after nail-biting ballot

Business Sector, Events, Investment / December 4, 2019

Naturebytes, an edtech company that uses technology to help connect people to nature and the environment, has walked away with a prize package worth £500,000 after a nail-biting ballot of participants at this year’s UCL EDUCATE Demo Day. But Steve Mowat, its co-founder, has admitted he couldn’t vote in the online vote – because his …

By Dorothy

UCL EDUCATE announces global expansion during its flagship Demo Day

Business Sector, Education Sector, Events, Investment / December 4, 2019

More than 200 entrepreneurs, investors and guests attended the second annual flagship UCL EDUCATE Demo Day on November 29, to watch eight of the UK’s leading edtech companies pitch for a prize package of more than £500,000. The three-hour event provided a perfect backdrop for major announcements about the future of Europe’s leading research-led accelerator, including …

By Dorothy

UCL EDUCATE Demo Day 2019: 8 London-based edtech companies pitch for over half a million pounds of prizes

Business Sector, Events, Investment / November 21, 2019

Eight of the UK’s most successful educational technology enterprises will be pitching for a prize bundle worth over half a million pounds, at UCL EDUCATE’s annual flagship Demo Day at London’s City Hall, on 29 November. It will showcase some of the best of UCL EDUCATE’s pioneering and leading edtech entrepreneurs who will demonstrate their …

By Dorothy

UCL EDUCATE participants among 13 UK recipients of EdTech Innovation funding

Alumni News, Education Sector, Investment / November 14, 2019

Three former participants of UCL EDUCATE have each received £100,000 as part of the first wave of EdTech Innovation funding. MangaHigh, Pobble and Seneca Learning are among 13 edtech firms from across the UK sharing £1.2 million of funding to develop products aimed at revolutionising education through the use of technology. The announcement this week …

By Dorothy

Why Investors Should Keep An Eye on EdTech

Blog, Business Sector, Education Sector, Investment / November 12, 2019

Education technology is currently one of the UK’s fastest growing sectors. Dorothy Lepkowska, UCL EDUCATE’s Communications Lead, looks at why investors need to take more interest in this burgeoning industry. When the Education Foundation launched its EdTech Vision 2020, it could not have predicted how far the industry would have come in the intervening years, …

By Dorothy

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