8 Startups Will Compete for Cash at Education Pitch Night During NOEW

The early-stage education incubator 4.0 Schools is responsible for making New Orleans the first truly entrepreneurial education ecosystem. The nonprofit offers a platform for teachers, technologists and entrepreneurs to create bold solutions and ventures– often tech-related– for the real problems in schools.

4.0 Schools4.0 Schools is host of the annual Education Pitch, now an essential part of New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW), that brings together a set of passionate entrepreneurs who are building the future of school, one piece at a time.

Education Pitch, held in partnership with NBCUniversal’s Open Possibilities program, will take place on Monday, March 23rd at 6:00 PM at The Chicory in New Orleans.

Eight teams will present in front of a panel of judges including: Tanya Jones, Anchor Collaborative Manager, Office of the Mayor; Ashley Aleman, K-12 Industry Liaison, GNO, Inc.; Allen Square, Chief Technology Officer, PosiGen; and Mike Eckert, Chairman, NO/LA Angel Network.

Meet the education ventures pitching at NOEW below:

  • Brothers Empowered to Teach – Larry Irvin and Kristyna Jones
  • unCommon Construction – Aaron Frumin and Aron Michalski
  • Mini Art Center – Molly Trudeau and Prescott Trudeau
  • Operation Spark – John Fraboni and Max Gaudin
  • The 1881 Research Institute – Bahiy Watson
  • Bridge the Gap – Clara Baron-Hyppolite
  • Rooted School – Jonathan Johnson
  • IDIYA – Domenic Giunta

Register for the event today at http://noew.org.