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AT&T is looking for edtech startups for its Aspire Accelerator

If you're an edtech startup with at least one MVP you could be eligible. Application deadline is Feb. 5.

Building tech for the classroom? This accelerator could be for you. (Photo by Flickr user chrismetcalfTV, used under a Creative Commons license)

AT&T is putting out a call for applicants to join the 2016 class of its Aspire Accelerator.
The Aspire Accelerator is a mentorship and investment program specifically for edtech startups — selected startups get access to the expertise and platform of the Aspire network and $100,000 in investment from AT&T, all in return for “up to” 5 percent equity.
The accelerator is open to both for-profit and non-profit companies that:

  • Have a product or service that uses tech to support education,
  • Have a MVP and some proof of product/market fit,
  • And have at least one technical cofounder.

D.C.-based EduCanon (which in some places seems to be rebranding as PlayPosit) was a member of the 2015 Aspire class, and AT&T is hoping to attract some more D.C. tech talent in this application round.

Sound interesting? You can apply now until Feb. 5.

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