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July 2020

Mindprint Partners with NWEA

Mindprint partnered with NWEA to integrate their district-wide Growth Learning Plan.

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Spinndle Reports Strong Interest

Spinndle’s product allows teachers to observe and measure progress on project-based learning even in grades 3-6. The company webinars are leading to early sales.

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Education Modified Partners with DC Special-Ed Co-op

Education Modified’s platform improves virtual special education in over 20 DC Charter Schools.

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Entri Raises $3.1M of Funding

Funds were invested in two tranches – $1.7M and $1.4M. With new capital, Entri has seen 150% revenue growth and a 100% spike in user base.

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Speak Agent Launches Product

Speak Agent’s new product is an affordable pre-built supplemental platform for ESL and STEM programs.

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June 2020

Thimble Launches Design Academy for Kids

Thimble launched game design, robotics, and coding academy including project kits and live lessons.

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Lanterne Rouge Partners With LXP

Lanterne Rouge becomes Learning Experience Partners coaching and mentoring partner.

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BeeTools Selected for 2020 LATAM EdTech 100

BeeTools was chosen as one of the 100 most innovative 2020 EdTech companies across Latin America.

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Entri Experiences Promising Growth During Lockdown

Entri’s revenue has continued to grow during the lockdown, with an 18% increase in revenue since April.

CareAcademy Closes $9.5 Million in Funding

CareAcademy closed an oversubscribed $9.5 million in Series A funding led by the Impact America Fund.

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May 2020

Mindsets Learning Named 2020 CODiE Finalist

Choosito is collaborating with UPenn to build breakthrough technology for workforce upskilling.

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Choosito Partners with UPenn

Mindsets Learning named 2020 CODiE finalist for Best Instructional Technology Solution.

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TeachersConnect Hosting Upcoming Webinar

TeachersConnect is hosting a 5th webinar about “Passion Projects” on June 3rd.

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Spinndle Runs Three Webinars For Teachers

Spinndle ran three webinars on topics like Design Thinking and Entrepreneurship for teachers.

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April 2020

CourseStorm Creates Recovery Guide

CourseStorm has created the COVID-19 Recovery Guide for Education Programs.

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Peerceptiv is now LTI 1.3/Advantage Certified

Peerceptiv has been certified at LTI 1.3/Advantage by IMS Global.

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Mindprint Learning is Providing Weekly Webinars

Mindprint Learning is providing weekly Science of Learning webinars for Columbia Teachers College.

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Unruly Studios launches COVID-19 Grant

Unruly Studios is starting a grant in response to COIVD-19 and is giving away $250,000 worth of Splats.

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Indigo is a Finalist for Two Funds

Indigo is a finalist for both Chloe Capital’s May funding round and Colorado Women’s Impact Investing Giving Circle.

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Sutori Unlimited Providing Free Subscriptions

Sutori is providing Sutori Unlimited for free to schools in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

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LearnLaunch Accelerator Announces Newest Cohort

LearnLaunch Accelerator Invests in Five Edtech Startups Catalyzing Digital Transformation in Education with Support from ECMC Foundation

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March 2020

Authess Was Acquired by Elsevier/RELX

Authess was acquired by Elsevier/RELX to scale and expand nursing education solutions.

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hihilulu Creates Home Chinese Curriculum Due to Coronavirus

Due to coronavirus hihilulu developed an at home Chinese curriculum so students can learn at home.

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CourseStorm Announces COVID-19 Education Relief Fund

CourseStorm announces education relief fund to alleviate economic injury of impacted customers.

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Quill provides resources for those impacted by COVID-19

In response to the coronavirus Quill announces an expansion of their resources for home education.

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February 2020

Beagle Joins Techstars Air Force Accelerator

Beagle was accepted into the Air Force Accelerator class of 2020 powered by Techstars.

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hihilulu Partners with First Montessori School

hihilulu started a partnership with its first Montessori school, Montessori du Val de Marne.

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Listenwise Named MetaMetrics Inaugural Partner

Listenwise partners with MetaMetrics to help implement their new Lexile Framework for listening.

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Indigo Completes Efficacy Study

Indigo created a study, with Blue Caps, which showcased the consistent success of their technology.

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CourseStorm Partners with PatronManager

Now PatronManager users can register students for classes and workshops with CourseStorm.

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Cue Career Hits 2 Million Total Views

Cue Career surpasses 2 million total views on their company Youtube channel.

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January 2020

CueThink Announces Partnership with Origo

Schola raised $875,000 to continue to expand and improve its software.

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Schola Receives Funding to Continue Expanding

CueThink and Origo are partnering to “make math social” and to strengthen grades 1-6 math skills.

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Riipen Wins “Nurturing Employability” Award

Riipen received the “Nurturing Employability” Award at the Reimagine Education Conference in London, England.

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Decemeber 2019

CourseStorm Wins 2019 Governor’s Award for Business

CourseStorm was selected for the 2019 Governor’s Award for business by Governor Janet Mills of Maine.

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Riipen Raises New Round of Funding

Riipen raised 3.75 million dollars in funding. Investors include Arizona State University’s ScaleU accelerator.

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November 2019

Unruly Studios wins MassTLC Award

Unruly Studios won MassTLC’s award for Digital Transformation in Education!

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ChalkTalk Announces New Blog Series

ChalkTalk will be authoring 2 blog posts a month.

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October 2019

CourseStorm Featured in National Article

CourseStorm was featured in HerMoney.com’s article on working remotely.

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InScribe wins Chloe Capital & ECMC Pitch

We’re thrilled to announce that InScribe, won the LA Chloe Capital/ECMC Pitch!

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CueCareer Featured for their Work with Associations

Featured in “Four ways associations can boost their industry’s future workforce” article by AssociationsNow.

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September 2019

Skillist Named MIT SOLVE Finalist

Skillist was named a Global Finalist for MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge and will compete at MIT on November 21st.

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August 2019

Entri hit 1 Million users

This month, Entri surpassed 1 Million users on Android devices alone! That doesn’t include any other activity or platform use.

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Capti Voice selected as a semifinalist for 43North

43North’s judges have selected 129 semifinalists for 43North’s annual $5 million startup competition.

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hihilulu’s Dedication to Education

In partnership with Millimages (the biggest French kids’ animation producer), hihilulu is participating in a charity mission to build schools in Burkina Faso.

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July 2019

Skillist selected as MIT Inclusive Innovation finalist

Skillist, a skill-based identity-blind hiring platform that connects companies with entry-level talent, advances to the next stage of the challenge.

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June 2019

Empow Studios & MIT Collaboration

Empow Studios is collaborating with MIT Media Lab Personal Robots group on a new AI + Ethics program for middle school students.

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Mindsets introduces ‘Immersive Reader’ for schools and districts

Mindsets has adopted ‘Immersive Reader’ technology to provide students with special needs access to a suite of learning tools and translation support for English learners.

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May 2019

Quill wins NBC Innovation Challenge

NBC featured Quill on NBC4 in a short segment.

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April 2019

CourseStorm Expands Core Team with New Hires

CourseStorm increases the size of their team with additions to their product, marketing, and customer success teams. Read on

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BlocksCAD Receives Phase 1 SBIR Funding

BlocksCAD has been selected for a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the United States Department of Agriculture.

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March 2019

Unruly Announced as BostInno’s Finalist for Tech Madness 2019

Tech Madness Finalist list 2019 is created by nominating companies that embodies the complete range of Boston tech, in both industry and stage.

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ChalkTalk Finds Scale and More Funders

Scaling an edtech company has been an ongoing lesson for ChalkTalk CEO Mohannad Arbaji. Now, two years later, he tells EdSurge he’s pursuing a Series A fundraise and grow his  team from 17 full-time employees to about 50.

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Listenwise Launches K-12 Podcast with EdSurge!

In this series we’ll hear directly from educators about important and sometimes challenging moments in their careers, and ultimately, what brings them joy in teaching. These are deeply personal stories that we hope will inspire you.

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Capti Voice Awarded $225K SBIR Grant for Additional Development

Capti’s NSF grant will help add Personalized Text Simplification to an already extensive list of supports offered by the Capti Literacy & Learning Platform.

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CapitalOne to Sponsor Choosito’s Watson AI XPRIZE Team

Choosito!’s work is aimed at addressing the problem of illiteracy among the 100 million underserved children in the world with the support of AI/ML technology.

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February 2019

CourseStorm Raises $1.2M in Funding!

CourseStorm has received $1.2 million of venture capital funding. The investment will enable the high growth company to keep up its momentum and increase its headcount.

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January 2019

EMPOW COACHED LEXINGTON ‘SPACE POTATOES’ EARN LEGO GOLD!

FIRST LEGO League, also known as FLL, is a global robotics program for children aged 9 to 14. The league was coached at the STEM education company Empow Studios.

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FIU PARTNERS WITH Cognii TO IMPLEMENT AI IN ONLINE EDUCATION

Cognii Virtual Learning Assistant will provide AI-powered tutoring and assessments to FIU College of Business students in online courses

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ETF INVESTS IN CareAcademy TO UPSKILL ADULTS FOR CAREERS IN CAREGIVING

ETF, the EdTech Center at World Education, and CareAcademy are conducting field tests to pilot their online course modules and validate new models of educating and certifying frontline home care workers for career advancement.

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CourseStorm WINS ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARD!

The Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce has selected CourseStorm as one of the recipients of their annual awards in 2019.

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December 2018

CHOOSITO! RECEIVES IBM WATSON AI XPRIZE RUNNER-UP AWARD.

Choosito! Wins the highly competitive IBM Watson AI XPRISE Runner-Up Milestone Award and is now one of the two top contenders to win $3 Million Grand Prize on the TED2020 stage.

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AUTHESS ANNOUNCES SKILLMETRIC CO-DEVELOPED with CAE.ORG

The Authess team is proud to introduce SkillMetric powered by Authess and co-developed with CAE.org.

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Entri TRENDING in INDIA!

Entri app is one of the top trending apps in India now. The success of Entri is also reflected in the results of the 2018 LDC examination in India, as 22 of the 100 rank holders were Entri subscribers.

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CURIO LEARNING WINS $100K at GirlBoss!

Ashley Lamb-Sinclair, 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year and founder & CEO of Curio Learning, won the Grand Prize of $100,000 in the Uber Pitch competition at the GirlBoss Rally in NYC, held from Nov. 16 and 17.

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Sutori RACES TOWARDS 1M USERS & INTEGRATES WITH Clever

Sutori is pleased to announce that they have partnered with Clever, a space for educators to easily find edtech products and automate setup processes.

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CAREACADEMY WINS MIT INCLUSIVE INNOVATION CHALLENGE

In its third annual Inclusive Innovation Challenge, MIT awarded $250k to CareAcademy.

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Unruly SPLATS ARE NOW ON THE MARKET!

Unruly Splats are programmable floor tiles that pair with a tablet preloaded with tons of recess-style play games.

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August 2018

CareAcademy SELECTED AS MIT INCLUSIVE INNOVATION CHALLENGE FINALIST!

CareAcademy provides online professional development to teach and upskill caregivers. We provide opportunities for millions workers to prepare for future of healthcare.

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BOSTON STEM ENTHUSIAST WINS $25,000 IN SMALL BIZ SALUTE PITCH OFF!

Bryanne Leeming, founder and CEO of Unruly Studios, won $25,000 and an editorial feature in Inc. Magazine for her STEM-focused small business.

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CHALKTALK LISTED AS TOP 25 EDTECH SOLUTION PROVIDERS OF 2018.

The featured companies include ChalkTalk which provides personalized ELA and Math education solution for high schools.

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MINDSETS LEARNING NAMED BY MICROSOFT AS TOP BACK-TO-SCHOOL APP

Mindsets Learning team is excited and proud to be featured by Microsoft! Designed for teachers & students, Mindsets Learning makes bringing real-world inquiry into Classrooms easy.

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May 2018

EDUCATION MODIFIED AWARDED IES/SBIR GRANT!

ED/IES SBIR provides funding to small business firms and partners for the research and development of commercially viable education technology products.

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BEST OF CARE SELECTS CareAcademy AS A CAREGIVER TRAINING PROVIDER

CareAcademy has been selected by Best of Care to train its workforce on abuse and neglect, infection control, OSHA and HIPAA compliance, specialized care and interpersonal skills.

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SUCCESS STORY: Deloitte DIGITAL DESIGN THINKING – Riipen EXPERIENCE AT A GLANCE

Have you ever had difficulty finding and engaging tech-savvy talent for your organization? Riipen Challenges can help: here’s how.

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February 2018

FAST COMPANY SELECTS Quill.org AS ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST INNOVATIVE COMPANIES FOR 2018

Quill was chosen by a panel of three dozen Fast Company editors, reporters, and contributors who reviewed more than 1,500 nonprofit and for-profit companies.

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QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP WITH UCONNECT!

Quinnipiac recently launched a partnership with uConnect, a platform that integrates academic and career resources into one student experience.

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January 2018

Quill.org RECEIVES $1 MILLION DONATION FROM THE PINEAPPLE FUND!

In recognition of the potential for the technology to help educate tens of millions of students across the country, the Pineapple Fund has awarded Quill a $1 million donation to support its artificial intelligence research and development efforts.

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