The OEB Conference organisers, taking place in Berlin from 23-25 November, have invited two education investors, Helen Gironi, Director of Ventures, Ufi VocTech Trust and Nick Kind, Managing Director, Tyton Partners, to host a panel discussion on investing in the EdTech sector.
EdTech Venture Capital reached 3x pre-pandemic investment levels in 2021 and the sector shows no signs of slowing down. This session offers insights into market trends, technologies and approaches that are securing funding today and may come to shape the future of learning. Hear directly from education investors about the innovations they have backed and why.
Where Does the Money Go? Venture Capital and the Future of Learning is on Thursday Nov 24, at 16:15.
Director of Ventures, Ufi VocTech Trust, United Kingdom
Based in the UK, Helen is Director of Ventures at Ufi VocTech Trust, working with and investing in early-stage technology companies focused on the future of work and skills. Ufi Ventures back businesses developing innovative digital tools to positively transform vocational learning in the workplace, in formal education or learning the skills you need to secure or progress in work. Helen currently sits on the board of Learnerbly and Learning Labs, has been investing in early-stage ventures since 2002, and has focused on impact investing since 2016.