the education track; POWERED BY 27V,
Rethink Education,Pathway Ventures, AND Edovate Capital

build the future of education.

The Education Track is a 6-week sprint and lifelong network for educators and founders building the future of education.
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about the education track
The Education Track is an intensive sprint designed for both educators who are exploring what it would look like to start their own business, as well as edtech founders who are in the early stages of building a new venture.

We leverage a powerful community of investors, entrepreneurs, and industry advisors to help founders navigate the complex world of education.

Our experts cover topics like how to pitch investors, entrepreneurial finance, education business models, legal, market sizing, idea validation, and more.
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27V is an early-stage VC firm focused on edtech and the future of work. General Partner Atin Batra has invested in companies including Wethos and Fiveable.
Pathway Ventures backs early-stage startups that are driving economic mobility through innovative new models of earning, learning, and community-building.
Rethink Education invests in people, ideas and companies that rethink the way we learn and teach. Led by Matt Greenfield and Dre Brennan, Rethink has invested in companies including Vivvi, Pathstream, Wonderschool and more.
Edovate Capital partners with social entrepreneurs to scale companies solving education’s hardest challenges. Led by GP Graham Foreman, Edovate has invested in companies including BookNook, Classrunner and School Wallet.
Foster relationships with other likeminded entrepreneurs, investors and experts while you navigate the education ecosystem.
Building a company alone can be difficult; especially when you don’t know where to start. The Education Track is a place for authentic, meaningful conversations and connections. Tap into a new network of peers, investors, and education experts who will be with you every step of the way.
The Education Track is the place where you will:
Connect into a tight-knit network of innovative educators and edtech founders.
Learn the ins and outs of launching an education company or edtech startup from veteran founders and investors with vast experience.
Present your company to fellows, mentors and investors at the end-of-program showcase.
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The team behind The Education Track has decades of experience in education leadership, edtech investing, operations, and community design.
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The Education Track follows a 6-week curriculum designed to help you build lasting relationships from the start.
lifelong community
Your 6-week experience is just the beginning. Once complete, you can officially start benefiting from ongoing access to everything your Day One membership has to offer.
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Jump into the community by choosing the Tracks Membership or Coaching Membership tier.
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Immediately start meeting other fellows and mentors, and attend your first events.
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Tracks run on a quarterly basis. This one starts on October 17, 2022.
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You're welcome to jump into a new track every quarter, or simply attend community-wide events and stay active in the network.

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Who should join the Day One Fellowship?

The Day One Fellowship is a community and mentorship program designed for early-stage founders, CEOs, and entrepreneurs who want to tap into the support and advice of a tight-knit peer group. Whether it's help thinking through and outlining your fundraising strategy, your go to market plan, how you'll manage your burn over the next few quarters, or just how to find your next customer, the community in Day One has your back and is here to help.

Day One Fellows are both venture backed founders and bootstrappers. Some Day One Fellows have hundreds of thousands in revenue, others are just launching their first MVP.

What typifies all Day One Fellows is a willingness to learn, grow, be helpful and give, knowing that building relationships and helping others is the key to longterm growth.

How much does the Day One Fellowship cost?

The Day One Fellowship costs $2,999, and includes the three month cohort-based program and lifetime access to the Day One community and resources. We offer payment plans to spread the cost over 3 monthly payments.

What does a typical week look like?

A typical week in the Day One Fellowship during your first month in the program includes 3-4 live sessions, scheduled from Tuesday to Thursday, ranging from workshops, expert AMAs, community sessions and mentor office hours. On top of that, you'll have 1:1 coaching sessions at days/times that work for your schedule, and we highly encourage you to connect and collaborate with your peers in 1:1 sessions you set up for yourself.

After the first month, the schedule slows down and you'll attend weekly Mastermind sessions (small groups of 6-8 that are curated to your stage or industry, facilitated and guided for maximum effectiveness).

After 90 days, you'll have the option to continue on in your Mastermind group. And even if you opt not to continue, you'll have lifetime access to the Day One community and resources, so any given week could look like ongoing networking, attending community calls, and leveraging tools and resources to build your business.

Is the Fellowship held virtually?

Yes, we’ve designed everything in Day One to be virtual. This allows us to reach entrepreneurs wherever they are in the world. 

We do love to host in person gatherings and informal events in cities where we have critical mass, and we always encourage Fellows to meet up whenever possible.

Can I join if I have a full time job?

Yes, of course! Many Day One Fellows work full-time or have freelancing and part time jobs as they build their startup.

What is the time commitment?

To get the most out of the Fellowship, we recommend you commit at least 4-5 hours per week during the first month of the program to live sessions and networking/connecting with your peers, then 1-2 hours per week for the next 2 months. During the first month, there will be 3-4 hours of live sessions each week. That drops to just 1 hour of live sessions for the next 2 months. Almost all live session are scheduled between 11am-2pm ET. All sessions are recorded if you miss anything.