New Panelist Announced: OER Commons to Appear Alongside Junyo, OpenStax College

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Our edtech mixer Revision Ready is coming up in just a few short weeks! The event will take place on Thursday, October 10 from 6:30-9 p.m. at our very own TriplePoint San Francisco office at 115 Sansome Street. Have you registered Continue reading

Event Updates: Date Change and Moderator Announced

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Attention Technapex event-goers! The date has been changed for our upcoming edtech mixer, Revision Ready: Rewriting Education Publishing. The event will now take place on Thursday, October 10. Same time, same place (6:30-9 p.m. at our very own TriplePoint San 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

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

How to Land a New Job: Learn to Code

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Earlier this week, TechCrunch featured a guest post by Michael Staton, who serves as an entrepreneur in residence at Learn Capital. Staton wrote about the importance of learning to code in today’s world. Staton is also the founder of Inigral, Continue reading

Do We Overreact to U.S. Education Rankings?

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Today on TechCrunch Gregory Ferenstein called into question the educational rankings that consistently list our nation lower than other countries. He argued that the United States has never ranked at the top of these tests since they were first implemented in Continue reading

Three Mobile Apps for College Students

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This week on TechCrunch, Jordan Crook, shared five back-to-school mobile apps that college students should download. Here are a few of them below to help you manage your day-to-day workload and schedule…any other must-have apps you’d recommend? We want to Continue reading

Inkling Announces Version 3.0

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We saw it first on Jason Calacanis’ LAUNCH Ticker that Inkling rolled out Version 3.0 of its interactive book platform. TheNextWeb reported that this version is now optimized for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Now students can learn on-the-go via mobile smartphones Continue reading

Wonderville Launches Today

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This morning Sarah Perez at TechCrunch broke the news that Wonderville officially launched today. Wonderville pulls together educational content for young kids across the web, iTunes, YouTube and Amazon, that can be tailored to fit their interests. As more and more Continue reading

Childcare-Finder MomTrusted.com Receives Funding

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As a 25-year-old man with no children, I don’t even know if I’m qualified to write about this. But I do remember my preschool teacher from 1991 and how much fun she was, so in honor of finding a caretaker Continue reading