Meet the Founders of our 2017 Boost Accelerator Program

The Boost program represents a collection of nine edtech companies working on products across boundaries, leveraging global trends and solving education challenges within subcategories such as personalized learning, mobile and live streaming. The Boost cohort has...

Founder Q&A Featuring: Sol Menashi, Co-Founder & CEO of BlocksCAD

This week we had the opportunity to sit down with Sol Menashi: Founder and CEO of BlocksCAD. BlocksCAD is a blocks based, programmatic, computer aided design tool specifically designed for education. It enables K-12 students to create their own designs that can be easily 3D printed.

ListenWise: The Sound of Progress

LearnLaunch Accelerator alum Listenwise is an award-winning listening skills platform used by thousands of teachers and more than 250,000 students. Their collection of podcasts and public radio stories provides teachers with real-world lessons while encouraging...

Empow Studios: Revenues, Funding and Full Programs

It’s fairly safe to say that the demand for employees with skills in technology and computer science is not waning anytime soon. LearnLaunch Accelerator alumnus Empow Studios hones those skills from a young age by organizing creative programs for children that combine technology, arts, and play.

Nine New Startups Join LearnLaunch Accelerator

Finally, they are here! In a process that began last September, LearnLaunch has sorted through hundreds of edtech startups to chose the nine joining our accelerator program today. They are some of the hottest edtech startups from around the world, and have moved to...

5 Steps Faculty are Taking to Increase Digital Teaching IQ

With the popularity of MOOCs, online degree programs, and new digital platforms for teaching and learning, it’s clear that higher ed is ripe for edtech innovation. On Tuesday, April 11, LearnLaunch brought together three higher ed faculty members for a community...

LearnLaunch @ SXSWedu 2017: Can Digital Tools Boost SEL?

Every year, the SXSWedu Conference in Austin, Texas draws in a large and diverse crowd of education stakeholders. This diversity is reflected in most of the panels at the conference, producing fascinating conversations through the blending of perspectives. “Can Digital Tools Boost SEL?” was a panel that presented at the conference in which various members of the edtech community were represented.

LearnLaunch Accelerator Alumni Update: Quill

The mission of former LearnLaunch accelerator company, Quill, is to provide free online tools to help the 30 million low-income K-12 students in the U.S. who struggle with writing. In addition to not having access to the best schools, their target students have most likely grown up in a digital world, which tends to encourage speed reading while hindering comprehension and attention to detail.

5 Q’s Featuring: Suzanne Klein, CEO of WriteSteps

WriteSteps is a standards-based, K-5, digital writing and grammar curriculum that helps teachers create skilled writers.  Built upon research tested best practices, its teacher-friendly lesson plans and digital writing platform support a variety of delivery methods....

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