Debut event featured ed-tech entrepreneurs, educators, and more
The first-ever Israel EdTech Summit has just wrapped, bringing together a decidedly global group of educators, startup founders, and other critical stakeholders to discuss innovations in the future of ed-tech. The event, held June 8-9, took place at the Tel Aviv Cultural Center.
Throughout the two days, more than 500 attendees from around the world — including China, Brazil, Germany, and the United States — listened to panel discussions on topics such as personalized learning and big data, improving STEM education, and the role of capital in ed-tech investment success. Other sessions focused on closing the skill gap, bridging tech inequality among students, and building out a successful company.
The keynote was delivered by former president of Intel Israel Mooly Eden.
In addition to the panels, there were informal breakout gatherings for ed-tech entrepreneurs and investors and a jam-packed area for one-to-one business meetings (more than 120 were held throughout the two days). More than 24 startups were present to pitch.
Closing out the summit was a frank discussion and roadmap of where Israeli ed-tech could and should be headed in the next year.