Investment in Education Technology Across the Globe: Where Profit Meets Purpose

Holloway, Sarah Miles; Escueta, Maya Margaux

Increasing demand for educational technology (Ed Tech) products and services has coincided with rapid growth in the marketplace, sparking opportunity for both innovation and entrepreneurship. This paper seeks to advise ed tech entrepreneurs on what motivates investors to support certain products over others, the importance of balancing financial returns (profit) and educational outcomes (purpose), and best practices in planning and execution to help ensure success when taking their products to market.


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Entrepreneurship & Policy Initiative
Entrepreneurship & Policy Initiative, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Entrepreneurship & Policy Initiative Working Paper Series
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January 7, 2020