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Edtech Investor Meetup

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Rs 700
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This is an invite-only paid event. After screening the application, if selected, you will receive the payment link (Rs 700) One ticket admits only one


About the speaker: 

John Danner, Entrepreneur & Edtech Investor

  • John runs Dunce Capital, investing in disruptive education companies globally  

  • His portfolio includes Our school, Lambda School, Kunduz, Swing Education & Lingokid

  • Before launching Dunce, John was founder and CEO of three companies


1. Zeal Learning creates the largest on-demand network for live math tutors using voice and a shared workspace.  Zeal was sold in January 2018 to The Academy Group.

2. Johns second company was Rocketship Education, which originated the concept of blended schools, combining online and classroom learning.  John was a fifth and second-grade public school teacher before starting Rocketship. 

3.  Johns first startup was NetGravity, the first Internet server company, where he was co-Founder and CEO. John took NetGravity public in 1998.  


His educational background:

  • He has a B.S. and M.S. Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and an M.Ed. in Education Policy from Vanderbilt University. 

  • He is also an Aspen Institute Crown Fellow, Ashoka Fellow, and was the 2010 winner of the McNulty Prize for Social Entrepreneurship from the Aspen Institute.


Reason to visit Mumbai:

Meet education companies & potentially invest in them.
He has been impressed with the culture of caring and spending deeply on education and thinks that increasingly the innovation in education will come from Asia

He will speak about:

  • Edtech Trends in USA & China
  • Lessons learned from 15 yrs of founding & investing in US Edtech
  • How will India become the 2nd biggest online education market in the next 10 years
  • Huge business opportunity in the kids daycare space
  • Role of AI in education- Homework & Grading
  • How is Technology set to disaggregate the traditional model of higher education?

Who should attend: 

  • Entrepreneurs building tech startups in education
  • Investors in edtech looking to network with US edtech investor community
  • Aspiring entrepreneurs who want to learn about the opportunities in the education sector in the US & China 
  • Professionals working in the education sector who want to learn about global edtech trends 
  • Anyone who wants to network with Indias edtech startup ecosystem 

Note: This is a paid event. One ticket admits only one

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Toppr A204, Supreme Business Park, Hiranandani, Powai, Hiranandani Gardens, Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400076, India
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