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Green Street Impact Partners is a sector-specific private equity fund that invests growth capital in companies leveraging technologies to catalyze innovation across the education lifecycle, from K-12, to higher education, to workforce learning. As experienced investors and operators–including former policymakers, educators, and college leaders–our focus is the intersection of learning and economic mobility. For more information, visit

Pearson Ventures, the corporate venture arm of Pearson plc, invests in early-stage education and workforce companies that improve the way people learn and develop. At Pearson, our purpose is simple: to add life to a lifetime of learning. We believe that every learning opportunity is a chance for a personal breakthrough. We are committed to creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact.

The ECMC Group Education Impact Fund (EIF) is a $250M+ corporate venture fund that invests in mission-aligned, impact-driven and financially scalable early- and growth-stage companies that are focused on improving access and outcomes in postsecondary education and employment. In addition to direct investments, EIF also invests in and partners with other mission-driven education investors. EIF is a part of ECMC Group, a nonprofit corporation focused on helping students succeed by creating, providing and investing in innovative educational opportunities. To learn more, visit

Learn Capital is a venture capital firm concentrating exclusively on the global education technology sector. We invest in innovative learning content, platforms, and services. Our companies are engaged in the transformation of educational engagement, access, and effectiveness in formalized schooling, corporate and consumer settings throughout the world.

Lumina Foundation is an independent, private foundation in Indianapolis that is committed to making opportunities for learning beyond high school available to all. We envision a system that is easy to navigate, delivers fair results, and meets the nation’s need for talent through a broad range of credentials.

Next Coast Ventures is an Austin venture capital firm that partners with bold entrepreneurs building innovative companies in big markets. It provides early-stage capital to high-growth startups in ‘Next Coast’ markets, using macro trends and themes to guide their investment strategy. In partnering with Next Coast, the fund provides hands-on, company building resources to its growing portfolio through its strong industry network, venture partner program and the founders’ own experiences as entrepreneurs.

Rethink Education invests in early- and growth-stage companies that are developing technological solutions to 21st Century learning. Launched in 2012, Rethink Education supports startups that are focused on learning outcomes by pursuing business models that are scaleable, efficient, and unique.

Many assume there is a compromise to be made between impacting educational outcomes and making great investments. We don’t. In fact, we believe there is an essential linkage between the presence of great enterprises and the delivery of lasting outcomes.

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