Community first: people > ideas.
No band-aids for the outdated system.
Built (mostly) and validated (always) by educators.
Redefine who's teaching (not just classroom teachers).
Redefine where learning can happen (everywhere).
Redefine what we teach (more agency, grit).
Redefine how we teach (tech that elevates the craft).
Massive pipeline of entrepreneurial talent hacking on important problems in education.
Essentials: One-day intensive on problem-solving and innovation. Gives aspiring education entrepreneurs a chance to see what its like to launch a venture with the support of the 4.0 community. Three skills: empathy, unbundling, prototyping. 12 times a year in New Orleans and New York.
Launch: Two-month intensive takes aspiring education entrepreneurs with field-tested ideas to first sale. 1 month in New Orleans testing, iterating, pitching, modeling. 1 month back home iterating. Pitch Night winner gets $20K debt or equity investment from 4.0. 3 times a year.