JUMP-START YOUR ASU GSV SUMMIT X WEEK WITH IMMERSION
Get next-level coaching for your education business from our highly sought-after experts. One day at Immersion will give you more meaningful time with the people you need to know than you could get from years of networking. Get in the fast lane to raise money, scale your business and sell to school districts and colleges.
Whether you need to meet VCs, get advice on scaling or learn the right steps for selling your company, our interactive clinics will put you in front of the people who can take your business to the next level.
Come with a question. Leave with a plan for next steps. Move your education business forward at EdSurge Immersion.
Brett Kopf and Brian Grey
Brett Kopf, Co-Founder, and Brian Grey, CEO and President, of Remind.com, will share what they have learned about growing and scaling a business. As Co-Founder, Kopf, raised $59M to scale Remind to over 27 million monthly active users. Grey joined Remind in 2016 after a successful career as the CEO of Bleacher Report and Co-Founder of The Assembly to help steer Remind into a new phase. The two will share the ins and outs of growth at different stages and what they’ve learned along the way.
along the way.
Deborah Quazzo, the Founder and Managing Partner of GSV Advisors, will join us to discuss what GSV has learned after a decade of supporting education companies. Quazzo has overseen both GSV Advisors, a broker-dealer providing advisory services to the education and business services sectors, as well as the annual ASU GSV Summit, an elite annual convening of leaders in education and technology now in its 10th year.
The Rise Fund
New Markets Venture Partners
Meet with our expert coaches
Your Questions, Answered.
Meet with our growing list of experts to get personalized support in the areas of your business you most need to grow.
Senior Advisor of Whiteboard Advisors, Former Boston PS Superintendent
Meet with the top education VCs to share your ideas and get your questions answered. What do investors listen for? How do you find the investor that's right for you? How can you set yourself up for a successful funding round?
HIRING AND DIVERSITY
The right hiring strategy will set you up for success. Who are your first hires? What kind of hiring process should you have in place? Should you optimize for sales or marketing?
Reaching the education audience can be challenging. You’ll learn what the most successful marketers have learned about cracking into this market. How do you reach them? What is the buying cycle? What works and what is a waste of money?
SELLING TO DISTRICTS
The way educators make purchases is changing. How will your business start and scale the educator's sales process? What does the sales cycle look like? What business models are the most attractive? Who is the right person to contact?
SCALING: MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
What is your end-game and how can you set yourself up to get there? Learn from companies who understand the process. What did they prioritize? How did they connect with potential buyers? What should you know about the process?
4 Hours of Hands-On Coaching
8:30 am Morning Class
10:00 am Gut Check | Welcome and Introductions
10:15 am Q&A | The Entrepreneur 360
11:15 am Spotlight Talks
12:15 pm Educator Perspectives at Lunch
1:00 pm Clinic Sessions
4:45 pm Wrap Up and
Gaslamp District Connections
OUR DAY TOGETHER
to hear from educators about what they need in order to buy from vendors was invaluable and the clinics were amazing! Please do more of these.
Super thanks for this event!
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*Register for Immersion and we’ll send you a link to get 50% off the $3195 full-price ASU GSV ticket. Offer valid on new sign-ups only.
Let Immersion be your launchpad for a transformational week at ASU GSV X
For its 10th year celebration, ASU GSV is stacking the deck with an amazing lineup of content and speakers.
EdSurge Immersion attendees get 50% off the regular ticket price. That's a $1400 savings!
Here are just a few of the speakers you’ll hear at ASU GSV.
This will be the week you take your business to the next level.
*Attending Immersion does not require you to attend ASU GSV
Don’t miss this combined opportunity for hands-on working sessions with experts at Immersion followed by world-class professional development at ASU GSV.*
Sunday, April 7, 2019 | 8:30 am - 4:45 pm
MANCHESTER GRAND HYATT SAN DIEGO
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