Imagine K12 Accelerator Welcomes Durham Startup to Silicon Valley

Teach for America showed Janice Smith the need for teachers to learn from each other. Groundwork Labs helped the first-time entrepreneur develop a product to help that learning happen, and test the concept with teachers and administrators. And her next move – participation in high-profile Silicon Valley accelerator Imagine K12 – will offer introductions to venture capitalists and education technology experts who Smith believes can help get her startup Mission 100 Percent into schools around the nation. “We’re obviously not staying there – we are really passionate about being a Durham-based company,” she says. “But we recognize that Silicon Valley is...

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