EdTech Innovations & the Secret to Strategic Partnerships -- Taylor Nieman (Co-Founder & CEO, Toucan)

Taylor Nieman is the Co-Founder & CEO of Toucan, an immersive learning tool that helps people improve their language skills while browsing the web. Prior to Toucan, Taylor worked in business development and strategic partnerships for a number of high-profile LA startups, including Headspace, Pop, and Fair.

In this episode, Taylor shares the secret to forging partnerships between startups and corporate behemoths with large distribution channels. She explains how early stage companies can get the attention of big companies but avoid getting bogged down in corporate bureaucracy to make sure a deal gets done. Finally, we discuss evolutions in online learning and what the future holds for edtech, especially now when remote lessons and blended learning models are increasingly more important.

Host: James Creech


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James Creech is an entrepreneur focused on technology, online video, and digital media. He is the Co-Founder & CEO of Paladin, the essential influencer marketing platform for media companies, agencies, and brands.


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