A new Washington, D.C., incubator, The Fort, debuted its first cohort of startups today. TechCruchnotes, “The program, which gives founders anywhere from $25,000 to $100,000 in seed capital, was lured to the area from nearby Arlington thanks to a $100,000 grant from D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray.”
The D.C. metro area is home to many of the first gen eLearning giants: Blackboard, Connections, Discovery, Kaplan, and K12. Later this month Mayor Grey will visit a new edu-innovation hotspot — the NewSchools Venture Fund office at 17th and R, home of LearnZillion.
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