While many industries were severely impacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the EdTech sector experienced accelerated growth as educational institutions around the world as well as corporate training & onboarding moved almost entirely online within a matter of days. According to one report, at least $87Billion will be invested in Education Technologies over the next 8 years. Over $2.2Billion was invested in EdTech startups in 2020 alone, a 30% increase on 2019.
The future of education and work has changed forever. What does this mean for EdTech companies? How can they sustain this pace of innovation? How can they continue to drive and support growth? And where can you find the talent to do this?
Join us on Tuesday October 19th at 11am EST to hear from leading EdTech companies to hear how they innovate, grow and succeed internationally.
- David Farrelly – Head of Membership Services, Learnovate – Learnovate is the largest EdTech research centre in Europe based at Trinity University College Dublin.
- Aidan Cunnion – SVP Engineering, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt – HMH has a global technology hub in Ireland with over 180 engineers that are driving the online transformation of the company by building core product and platform developments
- Bill O’Shea – VP EMEA, Udemy – In Dublin since 2014, Udemy’s EMEA HQ employs over 200 people. It is one of the company’s global R&D hubs and also carries out European sales, marketing, partnerships, customer success and account management.
Ireland is fast becoming a location of choice for global EdTech companies due to a combination of :
- A thriving EdTech cluster
- World class Research Centres
- High-quality International talent
- A consistent Pro-Business Environment
- A long Track Record of success
Ireland offers world-leading companies and fast-growing start-ups the prime base from which to operate and grow their European business.
Ireland also has one of the highest proportion of STEM talent in the EU, a strategic resource for international companies looking to drive innovation globally.