#56 – EXTRA with Ron Reed, Exec Director, SXSWedu
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- Quick catch up with Ron Reed at EWF on tips for SXSWedu
- Longer skype interview with Ron Reed about:
- Leading and exiting with an early edtech content business
- Liaising with the major content publishers
- Dealing with initial hostile audiences for edtech
- Changing state law and leading a new wider definition of ‘textbooks’, more inclusive of digital content & opening up access funding
- Launching SXSWedu during the financial downturn
- Advice for new startups
- New collaborations on work-based learning
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