2020 – A Year Like No Other

2020 – A Year Like No Other

We look back on an extraordinary year and reflect on how, despite obstacles, our team has managed to learn, create, and play - together.

Holly Shortland
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Holly Shortland

2020 has been an extraordinary year. The world has faced challenges we’ve never seen before. But with the obstacles 2020 has given us, we’ve found some rays of light. We’ve discovered that we’re stronger together. We’ve moved entirely online and found ways to stay connected. We’ve seen generosity, altruism, and care.  We’ve listened and shared. We’ve innovated and collaborated. We’ve worked to discover new ways we can learn, create, and play – together.

We’ve moved to support our portfolio companies through the ups and downs of the year. We’ve been by their side through pivoting and adapting, finding new ways to inspire the builders of tomorrow. In the face of all 2020 has given us, we’ve managed to adapt, learn, and grow. With deeper connections and a brighter outlook, we can’t wait to see what 2021 has in store.

Take a look at what we’ve been up to! 

Here are some of the resources we’ve created & shared this year: 
  • In the face of the COVID-19 crisis, we complied a list of resources for startups that help with monitoring news, regulations & incentives, learning from the past, and adapting ways of working.  
  • We made a list of our portfolio companies within EdTech and Playful Learning that can help parents and teachers enable creativity, learning, and play at home. 
  • Our Head of Value Creation & Marketing writes about his family’s lockdown experience, and how they have supported their children’s remote learning with both digital and physical play. 
  • We have been proud to release a new video showing how we can work together to inspire the builders of tomorrow, watch it here.