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Upstart Roundtable: EdTech Innovation with Asad Butt, Partner at LearnLaunch Accelerator

July 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

at LearnLaunch

TCN UpStart Roundtables are monthly free series with The Capital Network that brings together Boston-area early-stage startups and seasoned entrepreneurs. It’s a great opportunity for you to ask burning questions about starting a company and meet other like-minded entrepreneurs and resource providers in a casual setting.
This event will be part of LearnLaunch Open Studios and will feature a showcase of their companies.

Asad Butt

Asad Butt

Partner, Learnlaunch Accelerator

Asad Butt Is a Partner with LearnLaunch Accelerator, an edtech focused startup program. At LearnLaunch Accelerator, he oversees day-to-day activities, program creation and implementation, and sourcing of the edtech startups. Asad is a media and tech professional with over 12 years of experience working in both the creative and business sides of startups, media production companies, non-profit organizations, and broadcast news outlets. His first foray into edtech was in 2005 when Mr. Butt worked for Empower Peace, a non-profit that implemented cutting-edge digital technology to connect high school students in the Middle East to their peers in the U.S. Mr. Butt earned an M.B.A., M.S. in Media Ventures, and an M.S. in Broadcast Journalism from Boston University and holds a B.S. in Mathematics from Bates Colleges.

Steven Shapiro

Steven Shapiro

EdTech CEO and Venture Investor

Steven is a ‘Seasoned” Serial Entrepreneur, Education,Training and Consulting Executive with over 25 years of experience. Founded and scaled three different start-ups in K-12 education, adult vocational rehabilitation and international student exchange. Forever committed to creating and growing organizations that help students of all ages sharpen their skills, boost their career and broaden their world. Steven is fully immersed in the world of Education Technology and is an Angel Investor (member of Launchpad Venture Groups and Cornell Red Bear Angel Group). Adviser to multiple EdTech start-ups, Steven is currently CEO of Academic Merit.

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