Jean Hammond

Partner
LearnLaunch

Jean is a cofounder and partner at LearnLaunch, a trio of three entities that together support the growth of the edtech cluster and the innovative firms in this sector: LearnLaunch Institute - classes & conforences; LearnLaunch Campus - co-working space; and LearnLaunch Accelerator provides world-class mentoring to high-growth Edtech startup companies.

Jean is a catylist for building components of the startup ecosystems to significantly contribute to Boston entrepreneurship. Jean is an active angel investor and member of three angel groups. Jean was the 2014 recipient of the Hans Severiens Award, the highest award for U.S. angel investors, by the Angel Capital Association. She is co-founder of the Boston forum of Golden Seeds (which invests in women-managed businesses) and is a member of Launchpad Venture Group and Hub Angels. Jean is an active mentor in the innovation ecosystem and was the co-founder of two technology startups in the Boston area.

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