Announcing MOOC Madness: Technapex’s Panel on Online Education

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Join us at Runway SF (a new incubator and event space on 1355 Market Street, 4th floor — inside the Twitter building) on Monday, May 20 from 6:30-9 p.m. for MOOC Madness: Technapex’s Panel on Online Education. We’re thrilled to announce Continue reading

Kickboard Founder and CEO Shares Insights on New Orleans’ Emerging Edtech Scene

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Kickboard is a web-based school analytics platform that allows educators to gather insights based on student performance data, and to date they have raised $2.8 million in funding. The startup is based in New Orleans, a city with a budding Continue reading

In Edtech, Solution to Digital Equity Remains to Be Seen

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In the education technology space, people are constantly talking about the latest device or technology tool used to improve student learning. And for good reason — there are constant changes in the space right now and a lot of justified Continue reading

Tweetables: Weekly Edtech News Good Enough to Tweet

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Haven’t been keeping up with your edtech news lately? Fear not! Technapex presents “Tweetables,” our roundup of the week’s top shareable #edtech articles. Be sure to follow us on Twitter too! @Technapex On #SXSWedu: Bill Gates: Education needs much more Continue reading

SXSWedu Kicks Off Today

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Today marks the first day of SXSWedu in Austin, and although we can’t be at the conference this year, we’re thrilled to hear about all the latest news and announcements coming out of the education conference that brings together teachers, 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

Teacher Tank: Edtech Companies Face Panel of “Teacher Sharks” at SF Meetup

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I recently became obsessed with “Shark Tank,” the reality show where entrepreneurs pitch their (supposedly) million-dollar ideas and nascent companies to a panel of “sharks,” high-profile investors who decide whether or not they want to invest in the small companies Continue reading

Webinar: Teaching Educators How to Be Entrepreneurs in Schools

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As we’re preparing for our upcoming edtech event (“Open and Social Education” – register here!), we here at Technapex have been thinking a lot about all the different roles people play in education. There are the teachers and students of Continue reading

Panelists Announced for Technapex NYC EdTech Event

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Our next Technapex event is right around the corner so we thought it was about time we revealed a little more about what you can expect and who you can meet! We’re introducing a panel of stellar entrepreneurs that will Continue reading

What Tech Entrepreneurs Want from Obama

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Yesterday we recapped Obama’s views on education, looking back at some of his speeches on the campaign trail. Today, we’re taking a look at what tech entrepreneurs want from Obama over the next four years. Michael Copeland from Wired posted Continue reading