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EdTECH program

The Future of Digitalization in Higher Education in the US 

A program for Danish EdTech start-ups that are interested in exploring the opportunities in the US market. As a participant you will gain unique insights and perspectives as well as concrete guidance on how to enter the US market for Higher Education.

Expand your EdTech solutions to the US

The need for ground-breaking technologies and personalized and interactive learning approaches has never been higher in the US - this creates great opportunities for Danish EdTech companies. However, while the US EdTech market offers great possibilities, it is also complex and difficult to approach.

 

"The Future of Digitalization in Higher Education in the US" is an online learning program that will help you explore the opportunities in the US and prepare your journey to conquer the American market. This by providing unique insights into US learning structures, market opportunities as well as entry barriers.

 

What will you gain from the program?

The program will give you hands-on guidance that you can use in the initial stages of your US journey. You will be introduced to the do’s and dont's of the industry, meet inspiring Danish EdTechs who have already expanded into the US and gain insights from American Universities, VC’s and accelerators.

 

By the end of the program, you will have gained an understandig of the current US EdTech landscape and what it requires to expand your EdTech company into the US market.

program

The program consists of a kick-off event in Copenhagen and four virtual sessions and runs from September 30st to December 3rd, 2020. Each session will take a deep dive into a specific subject (see more below) and provide you with relevant knowledge and insights. Click on the agenda below to learn more.

*Final topics are subject to change based on needs of participants.

SEPTEMBER 30st
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Kick off-event in Denmark

Location of event (physical): Eigtveds Pakhus, Copenhagen at 15:00 - 17:00 CET
During the kick-off event in Denmark, you will be introduced to the other participants and the full program. We will take a deep dive into the US EdTech landscape and how US universities work with technology.
 OCTOBEr 15th 
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Session one: US learning structures

Virtual session: Zoom at 19:00 to 21:00 CET
We will explore the differences in American and Danish pedagogic and didactic learning structures and look into measuring learning impact.
november 3rd
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Session two: EdTech market entry

Virtual session: Zoom at 19:00 to 21:00 CET
You will be provided with a better understanding of the educational market for higher education in the US. We will talk about sales processes, University structures, access, entry barriers and more.
November 17th
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Session three: How to raise capital in the US

Virtual session: Zoom at 19:00 - 21:00 CET

In this session we will dive into the funding landscape and gain insights and perspectives from VC and accelerators. We will also hear stories from Danish start-ups who have enterend the US market and get their do’s and dont's.

December 3rd
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Session four: Data & IP

Virtual session: Zoom at 19:00 - 21:00 CET

In the final session, we will focus on data-driven learning technologies and talk about how universities handle and work with data. We will also be joined by a number of experts who will give their insights on data handling, copyrights, legal administration, and more.

How to join the program

To apply for the program or for more information kindly contact Daiana Fobian Nielsen at dainie@um.dk

 

Application deadline:

Sep. 18, 2020

 

Price pr. company:

DKK 4.750,- (up to two participants). NB: If you are a Danish start-up / SME and a member of EdTech Denmark, a full subsidy is applicable (program cost DKK 0,-). Furthermore, it is possible to receive 15 hours of individual consultancy by an advisor from Innovation Centre Denmark in Silicon Valley.  

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