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Essentials is a three-day experience designed to help individuals move their ideas forward. It's designed for individuals and teams actively working on an idea for a product, company, school model, or service and are looking to prototype and refine their idea. Apply now for upcoming Essentials sessions.Read more Apply
Every month, we host events that bring together educators, families, engineers, and entrepreneurs to discuss the future of school in an engaging social environment. From happy hours to hackathons to Pitch Nights, in NOLA or NYC, we believe that the best ideas are developed in community, not in isolation.
Are you actively working on an idea for a product, company, school model, or service? At Essentials, our 3-day workshops, you’ll to learn how to listen to your users, prototype cheap solutions to test your hypotheses, and unbundle your ideas into more manageable pieces.
Since 2010, we’ve been helping entrepreneurs build the Future of School, with over 40 ventures started. Our Launch program helps entrepreneurs bring their ventures – whether it’s a new tool or a new school model – to life in under 90 days. Launch participants learn about user engagement, product testing, communicating, and developing a business model.