Funding Galore for Publishers, District Data Platforms and More: Today’s Edtech News

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Welcome to your Wednesday edition of our daily news roundup! Each day on Technapex, we’ll be assembling and posting the top edtech news of the week to keep you in the loop of all things education and technology related. Have 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

Tweetables: Weekly Edtech News Fit to Tweet

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Boston is in our hearts this week as the fallout of the Boston Marathon bombing unfolds. So as not to interrupt ongoing news updates, we will not be tweeting our weekly news bits today. Technapex presents “Tweetables,” our roundup of 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 Luring Young Web Warriors Is Priority. It’s Also a Continue reading

The Digits: Rocking Out to Math Through Music, Video, and Games

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Entrepreneur Scotty Iseri had an a-ha moment as he watched his three-year-old niece (one of nine nieces and nephews he has in all) try to engage with Elmo on Sesame Street, whom she was watching on a television set. This 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 California Bill Seeks Campus Credit for Online Study Continue reading

Advice from an Entreprenuer to Students: Don’t Drop Out of College

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A twenty-something Silicon Valley entrepreneur has offered some words of wisdom to young, aspiring entrepreneurs: don’t drop out of school to pursue your startup. The startup can wait until after you graduate. Christian Yang, Stanford graduate and co-founder of Y Combinator 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

Marc Ecko on Education and Inspiration

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Yesterday, we attended the tech event in New York called Uncubed. While the event featured founder stories and tales of building tech startups of all kinds from the ground up, the topic of education also made its way into the Continue reading

EdTech Startup, Clever, Raises $3 Million

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Education tech startup, Clever, today announced they raised $3 million in seed funding from SV Angel, Mike Maples of Floodgate, SoftTech VC’s Jeff Clavier, Google Ventures (Kevin Rose), Bessemer Venture Partners, Mitch Kapor, Ben Parr and Ashton Kutcher. We’ve been Continue reading