Monthly Archives: June 2012

Trends | Summary of Education Sectors

From GSV Advisors comes an interesting breakdown of education sectors by market size, growth rate and projected market size. Included are e-learning, edu-gaming, social/learning communities, test prep, language and others ranging from early education and K-12 through to post secondary, … Continue reading

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Interview | Sparkbridge Interactive: Playing for Good

A very unique company, Sparkbridge was founded by people from the Vancouver Aquarium and FableVision Studios, two leading organizations from different industries but with complimentary missions and values. The Vancouver Aquarium is a recognized leader in activating digital communications to … Continue reading

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Interview | Exploring and Discovering with Mendeley

As Victor Henning was studying for his Ph.D, he and his friends Jan and Paul (Mendeleys’ other founders) were finding it hard to manage the hundreds of papers and articles they needed to read. Storing, indexing and referencing so many … Continue reading

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Interview | Connecting with Schoolwires

One of the fastest growing private education companies in America (Inc. 500 for the past five years), Schoolwires provides web-based communication and collaboration solutions designed to connect K-12 communities. Edward Marflak, Chairman and Founder, was raised in a family of … Continue reading

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Interview | Bringing the Light of Knowledge to Students

Throughout his career, Jim Marshall has been driven by a single focus: improving the lives of people by harnessing the power of technology. “There’s no question that technology has had a tremendous influence technology on today’s students,” says Jim. “Now, … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Answer Underground Academic Q&A App

Longtime education entrepreneur Sallie Severns has a very cool tool for college students. Her app, Answer Underground, helps students learn by connecting them with study groups across the country. “When I approached students and educators with early versions of Answer … Continue reading

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