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

Edutech News Source, EdSurge, Raises $400k

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EdSurge, an education tech news source, today announced they’ve raised $400,000 in a seed round from the Washington Post Co. and NewSchools Venture Fund, as well as other angel investors. EdSurge began as a weekly newsletter that included timely edutech Continue reading

On-Demand Tutoring Service, InstaEDU, Updates Site

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InstaEDU, the online tutoring site that connects top tutors with students anytime anywhere, updated their site this week to make it easier for students to continue connecting with and learning from their favorite tutors. The core idea behind InstaEDU is Continue reading

InstaEDU Video Tutoring Service Lands Investment Capital


InstaEDU, a video chat tutoring service just secured a slick $1.1 million from Chamath Palihapitiya’s fund The Social+Capital Partnership, a new venture fund which focuses on technology, healthcare, education and financial sectors. TriplePoint currently shares the same building as the 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: http://storify.com/Technapex/photos-and-tweets-from-technapex-s-first-mixer-and# 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

Join us for the Technapex EduTech Mixer & Panel on March 28th

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Join us on March 28th from 6pm – 8pm at Roe (651 Howard Street, San Francisco) for the Technapex EduTech Mixer & Panel:  Digital Content and Changing the Way Students Learn. To purchase a ticket, visit: http://technapex-edutech-mixer.eventbrite.com We’re bringing together Continue reading