SXSW EDU, March 4-7, 2019, Austin,

2019 Industry Events

As part of our strategy to attract both new and more diverse entrepreneurial talent to the field and connect that talent to the right capital and the right expertise, we will participate in select industry events and conferences where we can engage with new audiences, introduce new innovations, and form and facilitate new connections.

In 2019, we plan to have presence at the following events. Please email us if you plan to be there so we can meet up!

SXSW EDU, March 4-7, 2019

Although we won’t physically be there, some of the ventures from our inaugural Early Futures class will represent us. We encourage you to check out the impressive early childhood line-up and networking opportunities.

LEGO Idea Conference 2019, April 1-3, 2019, Billund, Denmark

By invitation from the LEGO Foundation, our founder and president, Matt Glickman, will speak on the state of innovation in ECD and feature select ventures that demonstrate scale and impact against this year’s theme, Unlocking the Power of Parenting.

ASU GSV X, April 9, 2019, San Diego, CA

Join us for the event’s first ever dedicated early childhood track:

  • 10:00am - 12:00pm: pitches by 16 leading for-profit ECD ventures

  • 2:00pm - 5:00pm: EARLY FUTURES Pop Up, showcasing some of the field’s most exciting innovations, educational technology and talent in early childhood, by Early Futures host family, Omidyar Network, Promise Venture Studio and Sesame Workshop. Casual reception to follow.