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March 3, 2022

46: Getting Started in EdTech and EdTech Week with CEO Ash Kaluarachchi of Started

46: Getting Started in EdTech and EdTech Week with CEO Ash Kaluarachchi of Started

Overview

In this episode, I got to chat with an amazing ed-tech guru, Ash Kaluarachchi, CEO Started. Ash talks about his journey into ed tech and investing in startup companies. He provides sound advice for those thinking about starting an ed-tech business. Started runs Shark Tank-type events, including founders' story sharing, brand identity, and more.  Learn more about Started programs by going to https://www.started.com/ and apply to get started today!  Also be sure to check out their main event happening in NYC, EdTech Week!

More about Ash Kaluarachchi

Kaluarachchi advises and enables growth for organizations making an impact in education and workforce learning. He has advised, launched, and operated multiple EdTech accelerators, including including the most financially successful programs in history. To date, these accelerators have enabled more than 2,000+ companies, including global EdTech unicorns, in partnership with organizations such as Techstars, Google, Amazon, Kaplan, Intel, NYU, USC, and the University of Pennsylvania.  As CEO at StartEd and Producer of EDTECH WEEK, he continues to support founders and the organizations that serve, invest in, and acquire EdTech companies solving problems in Pre-K12, HigherEd, Workforce, and Adult Learning.

Connect with Ash Kaluarachchi on LinkedIn and follow Started on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube

Connect with the host: Holly Owens 

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Ash Kaluarachchi

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Kaluarachchi advises and enables growth for organizations making an impact in education and workforce learning. He has advised, launched and operated multiple EdTech accelerators, including including the most financially successful programs in history. To date, these accelerators have enabled more than 2,000+ companies, including global EdTech unicorns, in partnership with organizations such as Techstars, Google, Amazon, Kaplan, Intel, NYU, USC, and the University of Pennsylvania. As CEO at StartEd and Producer of EDTECH WEEK, he continues to support founders and the organizations that serve, invests in, and acquire EdTech companies solving problems in Pre-K12, HigherEd, Workforce and Adult Learning.