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Equity Dive: Edtech’s 2020 wakeup name

Hey and welcome aid to Equity, TechCrunch’s enterprise capital-centered podcast (now on Twitter!), where we unpack the numbers within the support of the headlines.

This week, we’re doing a fundamental-ever for the indicate and taking a deep dive into one screech sector: Edtech.

Natasha Mascarenhas has covered education abilities since Stanford first closed down classes within the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. In the wake of the ancient shuttering of a lot of the US’ passe institutions of education, the field has shaped novel unicorns, attracted legend-breaking enterprise capital totals, and most of all, loved time in an extended-past due highlight.

For this Equity Dive, we zero into one segment of that conversation: Edtech’s impression on larger education. We introduced together Udacity co-founder and Kitty Hawk CEO Sebastian Thrun, Eschaton founder and college descend-out Ian Dilick, and Cowboy Ventures investor Jomayra Herrera to acknowledge our largest questions.

Right here’s what we obtained into:

  • How the relate of remote college is ensuing in gap years among students
  • A framework for simple techniques to think of larger education’s main three products (including which is most defensible over time)
  • What learnings we can take from this COVID-19 experiment on remote education to bask in a study to the future
  • Why ed-tech is flocking to the thought of life-long discovering out
  • And the actuality of who self-paced discovering out serves — and who it leaves out

And hundreds, a lot extra. Whereas you bask in an even time, thank you for spending segment of your Thanksgiving with the Equity crew. We’re so grateful to bask in this platform and target audience, and it methodology a ton that y’all tune in every week.

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