Recap: Monday’s “Technapex Pre-Conference Edtech Mixer”

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We’re thrilled to share that our pre-SXSWedu conference mixer and panel here in San Francisco was a big success! First, we’d like to extend our thanks to our moderator, panelists, and attendees who came out to Parisoma on Monday and Continue reading

EdTech Predictions for 2013 and Beyond

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We’re excited to share that our edtech event last night, SXSFedu, was a success. We sold out yet again and the discussion on the digital shift in the classroom was insightful. We’ll have a full recap posted later today and Continue reading

SXSFedu: Technapex’s Pre-Conference Edtech Mixer Tonight

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We’re stoked for our edtech mixer tonight! SXSFedu: Technapex’s Pre-Conference Edtech Mixer is a happy hour event in San Francisco for those who can’t make SXSWedu in Austin in March or those who want to meet fellow attendees before the conference. Our mixer Continue reading Joins Technapex EdTech Panel

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SXSFedu: Techanpex’s Pre-Conference Edtech Mixer is coming up this Monday, and we’re excited to share that will be joining our panel of edtech entrpreneurs to discuss the digital shift in the classroom. is an online learning company providing Continue reading

Barack Obama: High Schools Should Offer Programming and Graphic Design Courses

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Last week President Barack Obama participated in a Fireside Google+ Hangout where Google’s hand-picked participants asked him questions in the spirit of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s “Fireside Chats,” though with interactivity of 2013. During the session, the president expressed interest in Continue reading

EdX Doubles Its Schools with Addition of Six New Universities


Harvard and MIT’s not-for-profit online learning company edX announced last night the addition of six new universities to join their platform of free online and blended courses. This addition gives an international flavor to their company, expanding from U.S. universities to Continue reading

Edtech Accelerators, Unite!

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When it came to looking for an accelerator program to help get their startup off the ground, edtech entrepreneurs used to be out of luck, unless they landed a spot in one of Imagine K-12′s startup classes. Not the case anymore! Continue reading Founder Speaks About 18-Year-Old Company’s “Overnight” Success


A little over a month ago, the edtech world was abuzz with the record venture funding round awarded to online education company, the web-based subscription service for educational videos that was founded in 1995. The company received funding to the Continue reading

MOOCs’ Customer Acquisition Funnel: A.k.a. “Drop-Off Rates”

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A criticism of massively online courses sometimes noted is the user drop-off rates — many are called to the courses but few are chosen to finish.  This is a natural response to some of the more bombastic numbers of sign-ups the Continue reading

National STEM Conference Coming This June


We’re counting down the days until our SXSFedu Technapex edtech mixer and panel on Monday, February 25th where innovators in the industry will be discussing how the digital shift affects classrooms (get tickets here). Our event offers the chance for Bay Continue reading