Category: Design Boost

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Motion Math Launches Motion Math Zoom!

Motion Math Launches Motion Math Zoom!

August 29, 2011

Motion Math, a Startl Design Boost company, launched it’s latest game for the iPad – Motion Math Zoom – helping kids with number lines and sequences.

Toontastic Announces Travel Tales Contest for Kids

Toontastic Announces Travel Tales Contest for Kids

July 27, 2011

Toontastic, a Startl Design Boost company, has announced a new contest for kids to share their tales of summer travel.  In partnership with  WIRED Magazine’s GeekDad.com this is Toontastic’s second contest of the summer. Toontastic Travel Tales ‘Tooning Contest For this contest, you and your child can create and submit a cartoon about a trip you [...]

The Coursebook – EdTech Startup Wins Kauffman and Milken Prizes in June

The Coursebook – EdTech Startup Wins Kauffman and Milken Prizes in June

June 30, 2011

June was a fantastic month for The CourseBook.  Alexandre Scialom, one of 23 entrepreneurs in the Kauffman Labs Education Ventures Program, was named both the first prize winner in the 2011 Milken PennGSE Education Business Plan Competition, as well as the winner of the Hewlett Foundation’s Startl Prize for Open Educational Resources. The two awards include a total [...]

Toontastic App – Summer Story Contest Ending June 30

Toontastic App – Summer Story Contest Ending June 30

June 27, 2011

Toontastic (a Startl Design Boost Company) is holding their Summer ‘Tooning Story Contest. The price of the  Toontastic app will be $.99 during the content.  Kids of all ages are invited to recreate their favorite Summer Reading books as cartoons using Toontastic. Once submissions are in at the end of June, we’ll show off all the cartoons [...]

Startl Design Boost — Executive Summary of Curriculum

Startl Design Boost — Executive Summary of Curriculum

May 16, 2011

Download the Startl Design Boost Curriculum (PDF)

Project NOAH, Startl Design Boost Alumni, Launches Redesign App to Great Fanfare

Project NOAH, Startl Design Boost Alumni, Launches Redesign App to Great Fanfare

February 11, 2011

Start Design Boost alumn, Project NOAH launches redesigned iPhone app this week to rave reviews and fanfare.

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