EDTECH PRODUCT VALIDATION MADE EASY

| March 21, 2020

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edtech product ever. Why aren’t you getting any traction with it?The process of developing an edtech product and bringing it to the market is the same as reaching any long-term goal. You have a concept, and then you spend the entire development period planning, preparing, and promising that everything will be in place. You’re certain that consumers will love it as much as you do. When the first iteration of your product arrives, it’s perfect, right? Hopefully, the answering is a resounding yes Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. What happened along the way? You met your timelines and nailed the milestones. You have what you thought is the most exceptional.

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SixFigureStart LLC

SixFigureStart is a career coaching firm, led by former Fortune 500 recruiters Connie Thanasoulis-Cerrachio and Caroline Ceniza-Levine. Connie and Caroline have hired and managed the career development of thousands of people for leading companies in financial services, management consulting, media, pharmaceuticals, and technology. If you’re looking for insider knowledge about the hiring process, you’ve come to the right place. Connie and Caroline have previously been regular career contributors to CNBC.com and Portfolio.com and teach Professional Development at Columbia University SIPA. Connie and Caroline are co-authors of “Six Steps To Job Search Success” 2011, Flat World Knowledge. Their career advice has been extensively quoted in ABC News.com, NBC News.com, CBS, BusinessWeek, CNN Money, Newsweek, NPR, Real Simple and Success Magazine.

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SixFigureStart LLC

SixFigureStart is a career coaching firm, led by former Fortune 500 recruiters Connie Thanasoulis-Cerrachio and Caroline Ceniza-Levine. Connie and Caroline have hired and managed the career development of thousands of people for leading companies in financial services, management consulting, media, pharmaceuticals, and technology. If you’re looking for insider knowledge about the hiring process, you’ve come to the right place. Connie and Caroline have previously been regular career contributors to CNBC.com and Portfolio.com and teach Professional Development at Columbia University SIPA. Connie and Caroline are co-authors of “Six Steps To Job Search Success” 2011, Flat World Knowledge. Their career advice has been extensively quoted in ABC News.com, NBC News.com, CBS, BusinessWeek, CNN Money, Newsweek, NPR, Real Simple and Success Magazine.

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