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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
There’s a new startup accelerator in town. LearnLaunchX, led by angel investor Jean Hammond and her team, is gearing up for its first group of startups this summer. LearnLaunchX, led by angel investor Jean Hammond and her team, is gearing up for its first group of startups this summer. Hammond spoke with me in conjunction [...]
It may be easy to dismiss the ideas of young education entrepreneurs, but they could transform the K-12 landscape, Phoenix M. Wang writes. Education Week
DreamIt Ventures has opened the application process for their Summer 2012 accelerator program in New York City. The DreamIt program has helped launch 64 companies since 2008. The program will run from May 14th to Aug 17th (with Kickoff Weekend in New York April 27th & 28th). See the full schedule for the application process [...]
See the 15 companies selected to participate in the 2011 Accelerator Program in NYC.
Easel Learning, a Startl Accelerator Alumni, recently licensed their ShowMe whiteboard technology to The Princeton Review for their new iPad app SAT Score Quest. Easel’s teaching technology also powers their own ShowMe site and app where teachers and tutors (and parents!) can put their teaching skills on display. It’s easy to see how using [...]
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Selected early-stage education technology companies will participate in three-month residency program in New York City during summer 2011