Although there may be an ed-tech bubble, there is no sign of it bursting any time soon
Veteran ed-tech journalist Frank Catalano  shares useful advice to would-be ed-tech entrepreneurs.
Namely, that rapid growth in the industry has resulted in a bubble; that education and ed-tech are not monolithic entities; and entrepreneurs must do their homework and due diligence to see what has worked in the past and what has failed.
Read the full story from geekwire.com .
Yet despite the risks, there may never be a better time than now  for ed-tech startups. In 2013, entrepreneurs  raised more than half a million, compared to over $200 million in 2008. Read the full story in VatorNews .
Ed-tech innovation is not limited to adults. From April 11-13, middle school students pitched ideas and received coaching on business, ed-tech and coding at Mountain View Startup Weekend Education , “the youngest age group in Startup Weekend history.”
For more on how youngsters are becoming future ed-tech leaders, read Michaela Brown’s reporting in EdSurge .
Watch this recap of Startup Weekend.
Michael Sharnoff is Associate Online Editor for eSchool News. Follow him on Twitter @Michael_eSM .