Aspire Accelerator

6 Things For-Profit and Nonprofit Startups Can Learn From Each Other

By Anne Wintroub, Director of Social Innovation, AT&T
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At AT&T, we believe great ideas can come from anywhere and impact kids and communities everywhere. That’s why we designed the AT&T Aspire Accelerator to support startups across the country, both for-profit and nonprofit organizations.

We’ve had 3 classes come through the AT&T Aspire Accelerator. And we’ve learned that the differences in our startups’ structures is a great opportunity to collaborate and learn. We asked 2 of our current cohort members, one that leads a nonprofit and one a for-profit, to share the lessons they’ve learned from each other.

Introducing the 2017 AT&T Aspire Accelerator Class

By Anne Wintroub, Director of Social Innovation, AT&T
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“How can I help students in new and lasting ways?” That’s a question all innovators in education ask… daily.

“How can the program, platform or product I’m working on make a difference in learners’ lives? Does it connect teachers to new, untapped resources? Does it help engage caregivers in a child’s learning? Does it allow students to see things in a different light? Does it help?”

Business Roundtable Sustainability Report – Create, Grow, Sustain: People and Technology at Work

By Randall Stephenson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
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When BRT’s sustainability report first launched, the world was a very different place. The smartphone was in its infancy, the “Internet of Things” (IoT) didn’t exist and “the cloud” was something you saw in the sky. But over the past decade, innovation has sparked a profound technology revolution, giving us more tools than ever to address the world’s challenges. And AT&T has been engaged every step of the way.

Shaping the Future

Anne Wintroub is a Director of Social Innovation at AT&T
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As part of AT&T’s Aspire initiative – which accelerates the learning revolution and connects it with the young people who need it most – we’ve invested more than $350 million to help ensure all students have access to the skills they need to succeed in school and beyond. We know that in order to truly accomplish this mission, we must look to those “on the ground: ”the teachers and inventors who are creating solutions for our students using the power of technology.

VIDEO: Being the Change – Women in Tech

By Anne Wintroub, Director of Social Innovation, AT&T
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At AT&T, more than 84,200 women work to transform the way we connect with our world. These women are executives, engineers, marketers, sales people, financial professionals, installation technician and attorneys. They are innovators. They are mentors. And they’re leaders.

AT&T Accepting Applications for Ed-Tech Accelerator

For- and Non-Profit Organizations Driving Social Impact Can Apply
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SAN FRANCISCO, January 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ — AT&T is calling on innovative ed-tech ventures to apply for the 2017 AT&T Aspire Accelerator.  In its third year, the Aspire Accelerator’s mission is to support innovations that can help every student achieve a bright, successful future—exponentially and at scale.

AT&T Kicks Off Aspire Accelerator With 6 Leading Ed-Tech Startups

2016 Class of For- and Non-Profit Organizations Gathers in San Francisco
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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. May 9, 2016 — AT&T is working with 6 innovative ed-tech startups for the 2016 AT&T Aspire Accelerator class. The program is in its second year and is part of our $350 million commitment to help students succeed in school and beyond. The Accelerator supports for- and non-profit organizations driving student success and career readiness.

Aspire Accelerator 2016: Applicants from Coast-to-Coast

By Anne Wintroub, Director of Social Innovation at AT&T
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In January, we announced an open call for applications to the AT&T Aspire Accelerator in search of ventures using technology to support students’ educational and career success. For- and non-profit organizations chosen to participate in the program will receive financial investment, access to expert services and mentorship.

The AT&T Aspire Accelerator Goes to Washington

By: Peter Gault
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The AT&T Aspire Accelerator program brought its cohort of five ed-tech companies to Washington, DC to connect with policy makers and thought leaders. Over three fast-paced days, the companies visited the Department of Education, the White House (the President was busy) and an AT&T Foundry Futurecast event.

Create, Grow, Sustain: Leading by Example

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A sustainable world is one in which communities, businesses and economies thrive and people live better, fuller lives.

AT&T plays a pivotal role by delivering fast, secure and mobile connectivity to everything on the Internet – everywhere, at every moment and on every device.

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