Startup Arlington: Meet Our Winner

The 2018 Startup Arlington winner is Richmond based EdConnective — an education technology company with a teacher improvement platform that provides schools with instructional coaching for a fraction of today's cost. The company’s mission is to transform education from the bottom up. 

EdConnective helps schools in two ways: the company’s virtual coaching engagements allow for extra lesson observation and coaching work for teachers.

In addition, the company’s coach vetting process and technology platform allow them to collect robust and to leverage data science best practices to create a proprietary algorithm that generates powerful and customized recommendations for teacher improvement.

Currently, EdConnective is in more than 30 schools throughout Virginia and the surrounding states. They have delivered more than 1,400 coaching sections and have 70 world class coaches have been vetted through the EdConnective hiring and training process. See the release and video.


About Startup Arlington 2018

In 2018, Startup Arlington partnered with several local organizations to provide a truly remarkable startup the opportunity to grow its business in Arlington, VA. As the Startup Arlington winner, EdConnective will receive four months of lodging at the Marriott Residence Inn as well as incubator space at the Rosslyn co-working offices of Spaces and exclusive mentoring from UVA Darden School of Business (Rosslyn Campus) and Mid-Atlantic Venture Association. They will also be able to take advantage of concierge and orientation services from Chasing Dragons, transportation passes vfrom Arlington Transportation Partners and a wide variety of neighborhood amenities from the Rosslyn Business Improvement District.

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