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Edtech startups have great products. Their sales? Not so great

Edtech startups have great products. Their sales? Not so great | Digital Higher Ed Start Ups | Scoop.it
If you thought monetizing social media apps was difficult, you have not witnessed the bizarrely impossible act of selling education technology into schools. It is, from what I can tell from a start...
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Ian Barker of Symtext: The Education Entrepreneur’s Experience

Ian Barker of Symtext: The Education Entrepreneur’s Experience | Digital Higher Ed Start Ups | Scoop.it
KCH: In a post I wrote earlier this year, I suggested that higher education needs to develop "content strategies". As the sources of content becomes more varied, and the opportunities to reduce cos...
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An Apple for the iPad? Technology & Education Start-Ups - Forbes

An Apple for the iPad? Technology & Education Start-Ups - Forbes | Digital Higher Ed Start Ups | Scoop.it
Transformational is how some describe edX, an online education platform that will make Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) courses available to everyone. Inevitable is probably a better term.
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Why Older Entrepreneurs Have an Edge

Why Older Entrepreneurs Have an Edge | Digital Higher Ed Start Ups | Scoop.it
Randal Charlton had great strokes of midlife success — then he didn't. He did well co-founding Asterand, an ethically sourced human-tissue sampling business, but lost his shirt on a jazz club and a cattle-ranching enterprise to produce low-fat beef.
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Start-Ups Try to Crack Education Market

Start-Ups Try to Crack Education Market | Digital Higher Ed Start Ups | Scoop.it
Education, long a favorite cause among Bay Area philanthropists, is also starting to attract technologists who want to make money in it. That's generating a boom in start-ups trying to make education more efficient.
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Desire2Learn EDGE Challenge - Build Something that Matters.

Desire2Learn EDGE Challenge - Build Something that Matters. | Digital Higher Ed Start Ups | Scoop.it

Desire2Learn is challenging developers to shape the future of education by building apps that improve the experience of teachers, students and administrators.

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Schoology Announces $1 Million Investment from For-Profit Education Company in Malaysia That Uses Its Collaborative Learning Platform

Schoology Announces $1 Million Investment from For-Profit Education Company in Malaysia That Uses Its Collaborative Learning Platform | Digital Higher Ed Start Ups | Scoop.it

Schoology Announces $1 Million Investment from For-Profit Education Company in Malaysia That Uses Its Collaborative Learning Platform
Investment from Cempaka Schools Underscores Schoology's Competitive Advantages

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Hewlett Foundation Sponsors Prize to Improve Automated Scoring of Student Essays | Hewlett Foundation

Hewlett Foundation Sponsors Prize to Improve Automated Scoring of Student Essays

Prize to Drive Better Tests, Deeper Learning

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LearningJar

With LearningJar, add new skills to your life kit by following proven learning paths, validating your progress and sharing your success.

What’s important to you? We’re in development and your opinion matters. Take our survey so we can incorporate what features are most valuable to you.

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Education Tech Startups Overtake Big Apple

Education Tech Startups Overtake Big Apple | Digital Higher Ed Start Ups | Scoop.it
With education technology all the rage these days, young entrepreneurs are seeking ways to improve their recent education experiences while taking a share of the $650 billion industry. Some of the...
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Fast Company: Top 10 Most Innovative (Education Category)

Top 10 Most Innovative: Education

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Higher Education Content Strategy | Meet Content

Higher Education Content Strategy | Meet Content | Digital Higher Ed Start Ups | Scoop.it
Meet Content, a content strategy blog founded by Rick Allen and Georgy Cohen, aims to empower higher education to create and sustain web content that works.
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Peter Thiel Backs Thinkful For Personalized Online Education - Forbes

Peter Thiel Backs Thinkful For Personalized Online Education - Forbes | Digital Higher Ed Start Ups | Scoop.it

Online education startup Thinkful has raised $1 million in seed financing from Peter Thiel‘s FF Angel, RRE Ventures and Quotidian Ventures.

 

Founded in 2012, Thinkful is designed to provide personalized online learning for people. It’s starting with a course on front-end web development but plans to expand to other areas of computer skills and software development.


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The WISE National Conference

The WISE National Conference | Digital Higher Ed Start Ups | Scoop.it
 On March 16th and 17th, WISE will host its first Canada Wide Conference with the theme "Imagine, Innovate , Inspire". The two-day event will feature high-level keynote speakers, judges, and panelists from across Canada.
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Video-Content Startup Aims to Compete with Khan Academy

Video-Content Startup Aims to Compete with Khan Academy | Digital Higher Ed Start Ups | Scoop.it
Katie Ash and Ian Quillen are staff writers for Education Week Digital Directions.

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The Declining Role of Start-Ups

The Declining Role of Start-Ups | Digital Higher Ed Start Ups | Scoop.it
Business leaders and politicians often laud the United States for its entrepreneurial culture, but start-up activity has been falling since the 1980s, a new report shows.
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Ottawa profs fight to put an end to distracted learning | CTV Ottawa | CTV News

Ottawa profs fight to put an end to distracted learning | CTV Ottawa | CTV News | Digital Higher Ed Start Ups | Scoop.it
The University of Ottawa is considering a proposal which would give its professors the power to ban laptops and other electronic devices in the classroom.
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Startups Seek to Master the Education Market

Startups Seek to Master the Education Market | Digital Higher Ed Start Ups | Scoop.it
The increasing flow of venture capital into K-12, and heightened interest in educational technology, are creating opportunities for market newcomers.
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edUpgrade

edUpgrade | Digital Higher Ed Start Ups | Scoop.it
Our mission is to catalyze a digital revolution in education by empowering teacher and technology innovation networks.
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Transcript Ordering and College Admissions Chances | Parchment Inc.

Transcript Ordering and College Admissions Chances | Parchment Inc. | Digital Higher Ed Start Ups | Scoop.it
Get transcripts and see your chances of college admission in one place. Request, store and send transcripts, and get free college admissions predictions.
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Education Entrepreneurship, Disruption Alive and Well - Forbes

Education Entrepreneurship, Disruption Alive and Well - Forbes | Digital Higher Ed Start Ups | Scoop.it
ImagineK12, an incubator modeled after Y Combinator to help education startups “get it right and get funded,” held its first demo day for its first cohort of 10 companies Sept.

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Can Education Entrepreneurs Do Well And Do Good?

Can Education Entrepreneurs Do Well And Do Good? | Digital Higher Ed Start Ups | Scoop.it
Business and education don't always mix, but a new generation of edupreneurs is responding to genuine needs in the classroom in ways big companies haven't...
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Ed Tech, Decision-Makers & Instructors

Ed Tech, Decision-Makers & Instructors | Digital Higher Ed Start Ups | Scoop.it
During the early days of digital higher education, the selection and use of educational technologies was heavily influenced by the interests and sensibilities of individual instructors. These pione...
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