Category: Boost and Accelerator Teams

Motion Math: Hungry Guppy

Motion Math: Hungry Guppy

August 20, 2012

One of our favorite teams from a Startl Design Boost, MotionMath, has just introduced a new math game that lets 3- to 7-year-olds play with numbers: Hungry Guppy! With a mix of dots and numbers, this “prequel” to their hit game Hungry Fish helps preschool and early elementary school children understand basic addition and numbers. You can now download Hungry Guppy for your [...]

MindSnacks raises $6.5 Million from Sequoia expanding educational games

MindSnacks raises $6.5 Million from Sequoia expanding educational games

August 2, 2012

As reported at Gigaom, MindSnacks – a Startl portolio company – has raised $6.5 million from Sequoia Capital. The new infusion of cash will allow the fabulous team (our opinion) at MindSnacks to add to their list of popular language and SAT prep iPhone games. From Gigaom – The MindSnacks Learn Spanish app currently ranks [...]

Voxy to List of 5 Startups Transforming Online Education

Voxy to List of 5 Startups Transforming Online Education

July 27, 2012

Voxy, a Startl Design Boost alum, was named in a list of 5 Startups Transforming Online Education by Zev Gotkin at Mashable. Along with Voxy were companies we’ve talked about here from 2tor who partners with universities to help build and market online degree programs to Udemy, a platform allowing anyone to build online courses. [...]

Toontastic Named a Best Education App by Apple

Toontastic Named a Best Education App by Apple

December 14, 2011

Toontastic - a Startl Design Boost company -  was added to the iTunes App Store Rewind by Apple as one of the five best education apps of the year! Congratulations to Toontastic for being named one of “5 Best Apps” for iPad Education in Apple’s 2011 Rewind. If you haven’t played with Toontastic yet, what are you waiting for?  It’s [...]

Project NOAH Continues to Accel – Citizen Scientists Bloom (VIDEO)

Project NOAH Continues to Accel – Citizen Scientists Bloom (VIDEO)

December 14, 2011

Project NOAH – a Startl Design Boost company – continues to grow allowing citizen scientists to explore and document wildlife.  The collective efforts of Project Noah members has helped scientists with ongoing research, local and national initiatives and made smartphones a key tool in nature. Learn more about Project Noah on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/projectnoah and download the app [...]

Toontastic Update – New Features for Creative Cartoonists!

Toontastic Update – New Features for Creative Cartoonists!

May 9, 2011

See the new features that the Launchpad Toys team (Startl Boost Alumni) announced for Toontastic, their fantastic iPad app letting kids create great stories and cartoons.

Startl Company MindSnacks Raises $1.2m

Startl Company MindSnacks Raises $1.2m

March 10, 2011

Startl is pleased to announce that MindSnacks has raised $1.2 million in funding

The Stickery app for Pre-School Through Kindergarten

The Stickery app for Pre-School Through Kindergarten

March 8, 2011

A quick video from a Design Boost Alumni team “The Stickery” with a video with ringing endorsements of their latest app.

The Day After – Recap of Startl’s Mobile Design Boost

The Day After – Recap of Startl’s Mobile Design Boost

November 16, 2010

A recap of our 4-day, intense Mobile Design Boost – lots of learning, laughing, sweat, anxiety and prizes at the end!

Startl Announces 10 Teams for November 2010 Mobile Design Boost

Startl Announces 10 Teams for November 2010 Mobile Design Boost

October 15, 2010

Startl is pleased to announce the ten teams selected to participated in our November Mobile Design Boost to be held in San Francisco November 11-14, 2010.

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