In the 4 months since our accelerator has wrapped up, each of our nine companies have made huge strides in closing new customers, raising capital, and winning competitions. Catch up with four of them below.
Choosito has received a $1m dollar award from the National Science Foundation and the Choosito demo product has over 100,00 users. Choosito is executing its first customer API Integration and has twenty companies in the pipeline for API Integrations.
On December 1, 2017, the prestigious IBM Artificial Intelligence XPrize competition announced that Choosito was selected from over 10,000 international companies applications to compete in the second phase of the competition. This means Choosito is in the top 2% of all applicants. You can learn more at www.choosito.com
Choosito is artificial intelligence for personalized learning. Choosito’s is a smart search engine tool powered by artificial intelligence that automates how you index, analyze, search and deliver personalized digital content.
Entri crossed the milestone of 100,000 students last month. It took us more than a year to reach the first 20k students, and the last 80k came in just over 6 months. We are targeting 2 million students in the next 18 months.
Entri is a test prep platform for teachers and students in India.
BlocksCAD is rapidly growing its registered userbase. In November we had over 2000 new users sign up, representing ~ 20% growth in registered users. BlocksCAD’s pilot program is underway in over a dozen schools across the country, including an evaluation with the Boston Public School District. We released the paid product, BlocksCAD for Education, and are in free trials with approx. 50 teachers across the country. BlocksCAD was selected as an approved resource for Hour of CodeTM and has been supporting teacher adoption with two online courses and an ongoing webinar series. With this expanding userbase and new product we hired Will Eaton to handle operations. With such strong market traction as we enter 2018, we’ll continue to seek outside capital to fuel their growth through the 2018-2019 school year.
BlocksCAD has developed an innovative software tool to help teachers and students make 3D models suitable for printing on a 3D printer while building math and programming skills.
Creatr is ending the year with a bang. We’ve crossed 150K video views, we’ve enabled livestreaming via Persicope, and launched video embeds to distribute our videos on 3rd-party blogs and other websites. Speaking of content, we’ll be launching our first paid classes this month and have moved into our second creative genre, Graphic Design. Lastly, Creatr was awarded our 3rd IDEA Gap Grant from Northeastern University and we’ll be kicking off some exciting collaborations great platforms like Nepris.com and Ello.co in the new year.
Creatr is a live streaming learning platform that brings together active creative professionals from the world’s of photography, film, music, art, and design to share their knowledge and experience with aspiring artists.
LearnLaunch Accelerator is the leading early stage edtech startup accelerator. LearnLaunch Accelerator provides the most promising education technology startups worldwide with up to $120,000 in seed funding, a personalized development plan, sector specific curriculum, and a network of industry focused mentors, intensive coaching and all the tools necessary to grow a successful edtech startup. It offers investors a diversified platform of early stage companies in the rapidly growing edtech sector. For more Information, visit www.learnlaunch.com/accelerator or follow us @LearnLaunchX