Arc Capital Development will be celebrating its 10th Year Anniversary on Sunday, September 22nd in Denver. In reflecting on our 10 years, we thought it might be interesting to look back at education investment over the past 10 years – view our new white paper here.
Comments start about 15 min into the video. SIIA ETIS May 2013 My comments at the following markers 15 min, 34 Min, 46 min, 56.45 min, 61.30 min TOPIC/ SESSION: What IS coming next within education technology? In this opening session, we’ll hear from key thought leaders representing education institutions, Ed Tech companies, […]
CEOs and founders often say they need is $5 million to bring their company to market. In many cases, this is true, but raising that much capital for a young company is often difficult and very expensive. So, how much capital do you need to get your company to the next level? Frequently, founders’ initial […]
As 2012 draws to a close, education companies have seen record investments. In the first five months of 2012, more dollars were invested in the education business than in all of 2011, which was a record year itself. The first five months of 2012 saw $500 million investment, compared to $429 million in 2011 (and […]
At the recent SIIA Ed Tech Industry Summit’s Innovation Incubator Program, we were thrilled when Arc client Language Express was selected as the winner in the Most Likely to Succeed category and the runner-up in the Most Innovative category. Language Express was honored for its software product, The Social Express™, which is designed to give children with autism and […]
In this session we showed how to maximize your valuation to secure outside investment at each stage of the company life-cycle, from development/pre-revenue and early revenue, to cash flow positive and rapid growth. For each stage, people learned which investors to target, the key benchmarks they want to see and the valuation criteria they will use. Click here to download […]
As we have talked about in the past, it is critically important to stay as close as possible to your customers, through frequent, meaningful conversations that give you a pulse on their coming initiatives, needs and wants, and give you an advantage in meeting those needs and wants. However, in today’s economy, just as important […]
One of the biggest areas of growth in the education industry right now is for companies offering services to the autism community. In 2000, there were 100,000 cases of autism in the United States – today, that number is estimated to be 500,000. Of course, in a pure business sense, 100,000 cases spread across the […]