Education Business Forum Announces 2018 Innovation Showcase Companies

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 5:49 pm

WASHINGTON, DC (Nov. 12, 2018) – The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of SIIA and StartEd Inc (, New York’s hub for ed tech innovation, announced today six honorees of the Ed Tech Innovation Showcase. ETIN and StartEd will co-host the showcase on Tuesday, November 28th, at the 2018 Education Business Forum ( in New York.

The Ed Tech Innovation Showcase honors the important and relevant work that ed tech startups do within education and the role they play in driving technology and education innovation forward. Selected companies receive an opportunity to demonstrate their new, innovative products, solutions and/or services directly to industry leaders, decision-makers, and funding sources.

With the Innovation Showcase, ETIN and StartEd commit to ensuring that the next generation of ed tech entrepreneurs have access to peers, mentors and the larger industry to help accelerate their success. The 2018 Ed Tech Innovation Showcase companies are:

  • BeCreo (
  • Classcraft (
  • Nepris (
  • Point Made Animation (
  • Practera (
  • Shmonster (

“The Ed Tech Showcase is a rare opportunity for early-stage companies to demonstrate their innovative products in front of hundreds of ed tech leaders,” said SIIA President Ken Wasch. “If there is a faster way to accelerate ed tech growth opportunities, I have yet to see it.”

The 2018 Education Business Forum will take place on November 27th and 28th at the Ravel Hotel. For more information about the event, go to

About StartEd
StartEd exists to attract and develop an army of education innovators to solve the world’s largest problems. We also aim to galvanize New York and the US East coast into the hub for global education innovation. StartEd does so by creating incubators, accelerators, innovation festivals, courses, and apprenticeships for organizations aiming to be the catalyst for their education innovation ecosystem.

About ETIN 
ETIN (the Education Technology Industry Network of SIIA) is the leading voice for companies that provide software applications, digital content, online learning services and related technologies across the PK-20 sector. ETIN drives growth and innovation within the industry by providing leadership, advocacy, business development opportunities, government relations, and critical ed tech market information. SIIA is an umbrella association representing 800+ technology, data, and media companies globally. For more information, visit

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