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EDU, EdTech, Startup Weekend Education, Montreal, Canada
EDU, EdTech, Startup Weekend Education, Montreal, Canada

Education Entrepreneurs Workshops launched during the summer of 2014 and have already spread to three continents: North America, Europe, and Asia. In Canada, fellow UP Montreal community leaders Noor El Bawab, Diana Cheptene, Marek Zaluski, Charles Gedeon and Mirjam Sulger organized the first one in the Province of Quebec.

To know more about the EdTech community in Montreal, join them in Linkedin or Facebook.

Workshops help you teach key education entrepreneurship skills to your community. We provide you with all the materials, so you’re well equipped to create a valuable experience. You can either host a workshop 1-3 weeks before a Startup Weekend Education event, or as a stand-alone event any time during the year.

Education Entrepreneurs – Workshop – Montreal – Canada – McGill University – Summer 2014

If you are passionate about education innovation, learn the foundational skills you need to launch and scale an edtech venture at a workshop near you

Education Entrepreneurs Workshops are two hours of engaging instruction, quality guest speakers, and hands-on activities designed for an audience of about 50 people. The two Workshop topics we offer so far are:

  1. Edtech Business Models, and
  2. Customer Development and Empathy in Education.

If you’d like to bring an Education Entrepreneurs Workshop to Montrealapply here!

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If you’d like to organize a Startup Weekend Education edition in Montreal, apply here!

Startup Weekend Education gives you the unique opportunity to show people in your community how to launch a startup in just one weekend. Coming together on Friday night to pitch ideas, participants from a variety of fields (e.g. educators, students, developers, designers) quickly form teams and spend the next 54 hours working together to build innovative solutions to important education problems. 


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Sergio A. Escobar Sergio A. Escobar
(@SergiusEscobar) Sergio is the Managing Director for the Silicon Valley early stage accelerator Founder Institute in Montreal, plus acts as Program Director for Techstars-backed “Startup NEXT” designed by Steve Blank. Sergio has launched tech startups in eCommerce and Mobile Payments, plus small & medium companies (meat packing plant, ostrich farming, leather manufacturing) with equity investments coming from angel investors and family offices. Sergio is mentor and judge in Canada, Latin America, Silicon Valley, Singapore and London for different accelerator programs. Finally, he is Global Facilitator for Startup Weekend in Latin America and Canada.