AT&T Skills Building Challenge accepts applications

Wednesday 15 January 2020 | 15:01 CET | News

The AT&T Aspire Accelerator is hosting a USD 1 Million Skills Building Challenge for the second year in a row to locate, support and mentor eight startups using technology to prepare students for success in the classroom and beyond. Applications may be submitted until 27 January.

Selected applicants will receive USD 125,000 as part of their participation in the 6-month Accelerator programme. They’ll have access to AT&T’s senior executives and mentoring from leading minds in education and entrepreneurship.

New in 2020, the Accelerator programme will also allow companies to explore the potential of 5G, and the ways in which AT&T’s network may impact their business models and the larger education landscape.

AT&T’s broad coverage 5G is available in 19 markets with plans to offer service nationwide in the first half of 2020, and its ultra-fast mobile 5G+ is now live in parts of 35 cities.

The 35 previous Accelerator participants thrived in the programme, collectively reaching more than 32 million students and attracting more than USD 48 million in funding after graduation.

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Categories: IT
Companies: Fast Mobile
Countries: United States
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