Meet the Panelists from Junyo, OpenStax College, OER Commons, and Learnist


Our next event is right around the corner, so it’s about time we revealed the representatives from the companies who will be discussing disruption in education publishing. We’re introducing a panel of stellar edtech companies and non-profits at our upcoming Continue reading

Grockit Raises $20M from Discovery

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This afternoon TechCrunch reported that Grockit raised $20M from media giant Discovery Communications as well as Summit Group, Atlas Venture, Benchmark Capital, Integral Capital Partners and GSV Capital Corp. The Technapex team sends our congratulations to the Grockit team! Grockit Continue reading

Big Data in K12 Education from Nelson Heller


Nelson Heller, president of the HellerResults Group and founder of The Heller Reports newsletters and EdNET: The Educational Networking Conference, recently released a report on big data in K-12 education. His opening paragraph begins: “A wave of K-12 entrepreneurial initiatives sees the application of Continue reading

Who Is Going to Inspire Tutoring’s Possible Two Sigma Results?


Benjamin Bloom wrote a seminal 1984 paper commonly referred to as the “two sigma problem” for the outcome differences between one-on-one tutoring and group instruction, in which he identified the problem of any resource constrained environment: Can researchers and teachers devise Continue reading

Social Networks for Education You Should Know About

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Many educators are already using social media in their classrooms to better reach and teach students, including Donna Noll who we featured recently on Technapex. However, as more investments pour into the education tech scene, startups are starting to build Continue reading

Learnist: Collaborative Learning for Social Media Enthusiasts


Social learning and test-prep company Grockit recently launched Learnist, a Pinterest-style learning website that allows users to collect and share educational content from around the web. The site is currently in beta form but you can request an invite to Continue reading

Video: Relive TriplePoint’s Technapex EduTech Panel

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We’re excited to share the video footage from our Technapex EduTech Panel! Check it out below to hear the key takeaways on innovation in education tech. We’ll be hosting another edutech event next month so stay tuned for more details. Continue reading

[STORIFY] Photos and Tweets from our First Technapex Mixer & Panel


Well, our first Mixer and Panel finally happened…and it went great!! We used Storify to give you the night’s highlights: Just a reminder, full video footage of the panel will be posted right here in about a week. Make sure Continue reading

Technapex EduTech Event Tonight

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Less than 7 hours until the Technapex EduTech event tonight! We’re looking forward to a discussion with education tech entrepreneurs of InstaEDU, Grockit, Piazza, and Subtext led by Josh Constine of TechCrunch. Panelists will be talking about how new technology Continue reading