Startups

Startups

FrankPechafarFrank Catalano has helped startups hit the ground running by providing expertise in education and edtech markets. Frank’s understandable deep dives, from digital Open Badges to student data privacy initiatives, have helped companies determine whether their approach will derail them or give them a competitive advantage.

Frank not only talks the talk, he’s walked the walk as part of startup teams, including iCopyright and McGraw-Hill Home Interactive. He’s worked with many startups as a consultant, been a mentor and judge at Startup Weekends, and worked on the advisory board of the inaugural SXSW V2V.

Here are ten immediate startup resources by Frank Catalano:

Edtech fads, trends — and extra-credit myths (EdTech for Export keynote screens and notes)

If my startup only had 100 marketing dollars
(LinkedIn post)

Opportunities and obstacles for entrepreneurs in education
(MIT Enterprise Forum paper, PDF)

Marketing strategy isn’t magic, it’s just essential
(LinkedIn post)

Is your product ready for the school market?
(SIIA webinar)

Tips for pitching your edtech startup
(EdSurge post)

Wannabe edtech entrepreneurs: Welcome to the crowd
(GeekWire post)

Closing the gap between educators and entrepreneurs
(MindShift post)

An opinionated field guide to education industry conferences
(EdSurge post)

Strategic advice, analysis & insight