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Edtech Start-ups 2018

We have just selected our new cohort of start-ups for the Edtech Launchpad start-ups programme for 2018. The selection process took place at Jisc Digifest 2018 on the 6 March 2018. Having already been shortlisted, nine companies presented to an interview panel of experts and pitched to the Digifest audience as part of the process. […]

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A new guest blog – Atif Mahmood from Lumici

Today we hear from Atif Mahmood, Founder and CEO of Lumici, and a recent graduate of the latest Jisc/Emerge start-up programme.  Lumici is an online collaborative lesson planning platform enabling teachers to use and modify existing lesson templates from other teachers. Just like Google has solved collaborative working in the enterprise, Lumici is solving it for lesson […]

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Guest blog Start-up

Jisc/Emerge Start-ups Programme Pitch Day

Introducing Michael Murdoch of The House, a key contributor to the Jisc/Emerge start-ups programme with a guest blog:   By Michael Murdoch, CEO of The House – www.thehouselondon.com The Panel: Emerge: Nic Newman The House: Michael Murdoch Jisc:  Paul Feldman, Jon Tucker, Phil Richards & Pete Scott The Startups: Aula is a communication platform dedicated […]

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Introducing Edtech Launchpad

  Edtech Launchpad is about supporting students, start-ups and companies to develop new edtech ideas.  Its split into three parts: Student ideas competition open to all UK students 16+, judged in categories schools, colleges, universities – Summer 2018 – register your interest now. Follow the conversation on Twitter using #studentideas Running for the fourth time our start-ups competition open to […]

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Guest blog Start-up

Accelerating with Jisc

Welcome to our Edtech Launchpad blog.  We will use this blog to share participant journeys and programme updates. Our first post is a guest blog from one of our 2017 edtech start-up accelerator cohort,  which has been running Jun – Nov 17.   Martin Campbell from Hubbub talks about his experience: Over the past six months, I’ve […]