Event: How I raised £1m for my EdTech Startup

We know raising investment in the EdTech space can be tough as an entrepreneur. Join us at this special event on Wed 3 October 2018 and learn from the EDUCATE community. You’ll hear from two experienced and successful entrepreneurs that have each raised over £1m for their EdTech businesses, as they share how they did it, their top tips for successfully raising investment, followed by a Q&A session. You will also have the opportunity to network with many more like-minded entrepreneurs and mentors from the EDUCATE ecosystem.

This event is proudly sponsored by BESA – British Educational Suppliers Association.


Nelson Sivalingham, HowNow

Nelson started London-based EdTech startup HowNow with a vision to change the way the world learns by enabling anyone with expertise to teach and by empowering people to learn from each other. The company’s online platform gives everyone the opportunity to learn from experts all over the world and they now have more than 400 experts teaching in 33 countries.

In April 2017, the company successfully raised £1.2m in funding from a number of private investors and Fuel Ventures, helping the company to expand its marketplace of experts and develop products for teachers and learners.

Jack Pottle, Oxford Medical Simulation

Oxford Medical Simulation are a leading virtual reality medical simulation company – providing VR scenarios for doctors and nurses worldwide. These scenarios provide a completely safe, controlled-stress learning environment for all healthcare professionals, helping to remove the barriers to training faced by so many medical professionals.

Talks will be followed by drinks and networking

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