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Unpacking Packback

Running off resilience, backed by a billionaire, a rising-star edtech company finds its way. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero “The stories that are rarely ever told are the ones of grit, failure, hard work, and perseverance leading to success,” says … Continue reading

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Trends | Edcasting Continues, Goes Extreme at CES

Fast-growing social knowledge network EdCast just announced it is partnering with Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), the first start-up competition in conjunction with the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and Sir Richard Branson. XTC’s top 25 semi-finalists will be featured in live, interactive … Continue reading

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Parallel Universe

How founding a startup is like being a first-year teacher.  GUEST COLUMN | by Alix Guerrier A few years after college, I left my job at an investment bank to become a public school math teacher. A decade later, I … Continue reading

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Big Bucks

When to know when you’re ready for VC funding and how to get it GUEST COLUMN | by Ariel Diaz When your edtech company is ready for takeoff—game plan set, team on board, and engines revving—it’s time to get some … Continue reading

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6 Cloud-related Trends Impacting Higher Education

Increasing cloud presence in higher education transforms communication, business GUEST COLUMN | by Lawrence Levy Already proven across a range of industries for mission critical applications, cloud computing is beginning to play a starring role on the higher education stage. … Continue reading

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