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May 31, 2016 8:20 am

Betamore courses will soon be available online

Betamore partnered with eThink Education on the platform. A beta begins in June.

Betamore in 2013.

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The latest connection made at Betamore is designed to benefit people looking to gain startup knowledge outside its walls. Betamore is set to begin testing an online platform for its education offerings in June.

The nonprofit startup hub is working with resident incubator member eThink Education on the Betamore Online Academy.

It’s a way to expand the reach of Betamore’s courses, which are currently taught largely in-person at the Federal Hill campus, said Education Director Michele Farquharson. eThink Education CEO Brian Carlson said it will allow Betamore’s content to be “accessed by more people, and not just at a specific time.”

The video, presentation decks and other content that make up Betamore’s courses will run on Moodle. eThink Education recently signed on as a certified partner with the open-source education platform, and at the same time signed on both nonprofit and corporate clients and K-12 schools and universities. Carlson said the startup’s employees have also been partaking in Betamore’s courses.

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As eThink Education scaled up, Farquharson said, “We saw our missions really start to align.”

The initial rollout in June is a beta, so Betamore is seeking feedback on how courses like Len Markidan’s sessions on email marketing translate online. The courses will be free initially, but a fee structure is likely to follow.

“They’ll put the content into our system, and with that they’ll be able to access it from anywhere they are,” said Carlson.

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