CourseKey Blog

01Apr 2016

CourseKey at EvoNexus Demo Day 2016

Wow…what a spectacle!

Last night, EvoNexus, Southern California’s premiere tech incubator, hosted their sixth annual Demo Day. The event brought hundreds of brilliant minds and innovative companies to Qualcomm HQ in sunny San Diego.

I was honored to be one of the ten entrepreneurs selected to pitch. My goal was to inform the audience on the challenges higher education faces today. We are watching (1) class sizes continuously growing, (2) student learning is no longer personalized, and (3) it is challenging for professors to convey career-readying material in one hour lecture periods to hundreds of students.

As I pitch investors, and I often do, I’ve learned how far removed most people are from Higher Education. They have no understanding of what college classrooms look like today. So, I began my presentation by informing the audience exactly what the classroom environment has become…