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EdTech Startup Guide published by AWS

Mike Baur
Amazon, Head of EdTech Strategy

Mike currently leads efforts within AWS' Education Technology team to address key EdTech business challenges by developing, or investing in, holistic end-to-end solutions aimed to positively impact the highest-priority pain points across the Education sector at scale. Mike has spent his entire 20+ year career in the education and EdTech industry. As an investor with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, Mike helped start multiple EdTech organizations and programs designed to address K-12 challenges specific to data interoperability, security, and privacy. He has consulted and advised numerous C-level leaders across the EdTech landscape and his investees included state, district, charter management organizations, and EdTech organizations. Earlier in his career, Mike worked with 100+ Universities on implementation of various EdTech tools while sponsoring projects positioned to empower educators and students by providing the necessary infrastructure/software to ultimately enable real-time access to accurate, actionable education data. Today, Mike engages with EdTech leaders in every sub-vertical of the Education sector offering innovative advisory/consulting engagement related to market trends, challenges, and opportunities.

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Join us for an overview of the EdTech Startup Guide, published by Amazon Web Services' EdStart team. During this presentation we will cover industry advancements, identify emerging trends, and discuss how you can integrate solutions/features into your products using advanced cloud technologies to help revolutionize education globally. We will talk about the current state of the EdTech startup market, and forward-looking trends that early stage EdTechs should be aware of, such as, fundraising best practices, technology trends to consider, and some tips from industry experts.

Q&A will follow. 

Download the EdTech Startup Guide and learn valuable cloud insights from EdTech founders.

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