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The Hour of Code

The Hour of Code

December 14, 2013
TradeUp Named as DemoDay Favorite by PandoDaily

TradeUp Named as DemoDay Favorite by PandoDaily

August 11, 2013

TradeUp, a Startl company who participated in the DreamIt Accelerator this summer, was named a Demo Day favorite by PandoDaily. TradeUp is a platform that prepares people for the 21st century job market using 21st century education. Startup accelerator network Dreamit Ventures today unveiled its latest class of companies in New York City. Maybe I’ve been to too [...]

DreamIt New York 2013 – Demo Day Highlights, Videos, and News

DreamIt New York 2013 – Demo Day Highlights, Videos, and News

August 11, 2013

This past Wednesday, August 7, 2013, DreamIt Ventures, Comcast Ventures, and Startl hosted Demo Day for the 15 companies selected to participate in the DreamIt New York 2013 Summer accelerator program. The event was held at the McGraw Hill Financial Building in Manhattan and saw over 300 community members, including: potential investors, customers, mentors, and other industry executives. This year’s class [...]

Demo Day for the DreamIt NYC 2013 Class – August 7, 2013

Demo Day for the DreamIt NYC 2013 Class – August 7, 2013

July 30, 2013

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 is a very important day  - Demo Day for the DreamIt NYC 2013 class of companies including three learning companies in the Startl cohort.  Demo Day is an invitation-only event where investors, press and program supporters get their first chance to meet the graduating DreamIt NYC class. Following the demo portion [...]

Inspiring Kids to Learn How to Code

Inspiring Kids to Learn How to Code

February 26, 2013

Code.org, the new non-profit aimed at encouraging computer science education launched last month by entrepreneur and investor brothers Ali and Hadi Partovi, has assembled an all-star group of the world’s most well-known and successful folks with programming skills to talk about how learning to code has changed their lives — and isn’t quite as hard as people might think. As [...]

Digital Learning Series – Sept 27 at Alley NYC

Digital Learning Series – Sept 27 at Alley NYC

September 17, 2012

Digital Learning Series: Demos and Discussion Alley NYC 500 7th Ave, NYC, 17th Floor September 27th, 7pm-9pm Cost: $10 Get your tickets! (for admittance, drinks and light Hors d’oeuvre) Come gather with other NY Education Technologists! See who will be presenting: Citia Decision Desk The Skimm The Future Project Torsh Join us for a fantastic evening!

Coursera Announces 16 Universities Expanding Free, Online IT Courses

Coursera Announces 16 Universities Expanding Free, Online IT Courses

July 21, 2012

Coursera, a startup built around the global classroom business model, announced new partnerships with an additional 12 universities, bringing the total to 16 major universities now offering in free, online courses. The larger span of universities now on board brings a range of information technology courses, from the fundamentals of algorthms to machine learning and security, [...]

NoRedInk – App to Help Teachers Give Great Feedback Lessons

NoRedInk – App to Help Teachers Give Great Feedback Lessons

April 9, 2012

Mashable recently covered a company that we at Startl are excited about, NoRedInk. NoRedInk – yes, the red ink all over your paper from the teacher or the redline version of your document – aims to provide a solid feedback loop for corrections in the form of an app. The app creates quizzes to teach [...]

Project NOAH Passes 100k Registered Users

Project NOAH Passes 100k Registered Users

March 21, 2012

Project NOAH, a Start Design Boost company, surpassed the 100,000 registered user mark on their first anniversary of business.  The growing community of over 175,000 wildlife spotting and 350,000 photos has generated over 1 million website visitors over the course of the year. Project NOAH has been making quite a bit of news including… A [...]

Sandbox Summit at MIT April 17-18

Sandbox Summit at MIT April 17-18

March 20, 2012

MIT Education Arcade and Comparative Media Studies presents the Sandbox Summit, April 17-18, 2012 at MIT in Cambridge, MA. Play is how kids learn. Technology is an enticement.  By creating a forum for conversation around play and technology, Sandbox Summit strives to ensure that the next generation of players becomes active innovators, rather than passive [...]

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