GIBLIB Makes Surgical Education Easier Than Ever
JUNE 2, 2016
Like almost everything in society, a lack of education is the root cause of these mistakes. ” So, where can surgeons get access to the right educational tools to make these mistakes a little less prevalent? GIBLIB is trying to do more than just provide education. billion in malpractice lawsuits? It’s neither.
Three LA Organizations Score Funding From Google For CS Education
MAY 2, 2016
All three of the groups are helping to overcome the lack of computer science education in local, LA public schools. google education computer science school goog nonprofit grantAll three groups help increase access to computer science (CS) for Los Angeles kis and youth. READ MORE>>.
Wonderville Takes On Educational Content For Kids
JULY 27, 2012
A new, Los Angeles startup, Wonderville has launched to take on curating educational content on the web, providing links and videos to different content on a wide range of educational content for K-8 education. wonderville education elementary video content schoolREAD MORE>>.
Evisions Buys Education Software Firm
JANUARY 18, 2012
Irvine-based Evisions , a developer of software for higher education institutions, said this morning that it has acquired Cayuse , a developer of web-based software for grant proposal development. cayuse evisions merger acquisition higher education grant saas softwareFinancial details of the deal were not announced. READ MORE>>.
Clinton and Trump Platform Analysis: Which Is Best for Education Companies?
NOVEMBER 2, 2016
Educational technology is one field worth examining, even though education hasn’t been a front-burner issue in the final months of the campaign. Both Hillary Clinton and her Republican rival Donald Trump say they’d spend billions on educational reforms, and while their visions diverge, they have some points in common.
President Obama Stresses Jobs, Education In First Silicon Beach Visit
OCTOBER 9, 2014
In the first time that President Barack Obama has paid a special visit to the epicenter of Southern California''s high tech industry, the President spoke for over an hour to an audience of entrepreneurs at Cross Campus , the Santa Monica coworking space, touching on topics around providing an infrastructure for the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Vantage Media Launches Into Educational Marketplace
MARCH 21, 2012
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Lumina Foundation Gives Odds For Edtech Innovation Under Trump
FEBRUARY 20, 2017
But deeply divided politicians may still find some common ground over education policy—in ways that could be good for educational technology companies and other inventive startups, says the CEO of a richly-endowed non-profit that’s trying to catalyze change. students and adults prepare for success in the 21st century.
Mahalo Retools As Educational Content Apps Provider
APRIL 30, 2012
The firm has been fairly quiet recently, but apparently in the last few months has retooled itself as an "educational startup", focused on providing courses on the iPad, iPhone, and Android, in addition to YouTube, the web, and Apple's iBook platform. mahalo educational content mobile apps smartphone jason calacanisREAD MORE>>.
Insights and Opinions: How Gameification Is Accelerating Business and Education
JANUARY 6, 2012
Read the rest of Daniel's article, Gameification: A Rapidly Growing Hard Trend That Will Accelerate Learning For Both Business and Education.
USC, New York Times Partner On Online Education Courses
JUNE 29, 2011
The University of Southern California and the New York Times said this week that the two are partnering to provide online, continuing education courses this fall, across seven different study areas. The NYTimes has been running its educational efforts since September of 2007. READ MORE>>.
Boston Startup School Launches | Education 2.0
Tech Zulu Event
JUNE 25, 2012
As we continue this monumental year in the startup realm, we welcome a newcomer – Boston Startup School. great jobs. ” - Shaun Johnson.
Quincy Jones' New Playground Sessions Targets Music Education
APRIL 18, 2013
Jones--who lives in Bel Air--is behind Playground Sessions , which is hoping to make music education available to anyone willing to sign up for a monthly membership. Jones'' new startup is among a large number of music-related, Southern California-linked technology and online startups, and not the first in the music education area.
RingRevenue Powers Education Marketer
JUNE 8, 2011
Santa Barbara-based RingRevenue , the pay-per-call technology provider headed by Jason Spievak, has been powering a pay-per-call system for education marketer CUnet. CUNet is a higher education marketer based in Paramus, NJ. ringrevenue education call paypercall telephoneREAD MORE>>.
It’s Never too Late to Tap Into Your Creativity
JUNE 17, 2015
It’s also open to learners from anywhere in the world, giving unprecedented access to educational resources some may never have dreamed they’d be able to attain. say that Kadenze fills a wide void in the online education world as there aren’t any arts focused platforms delivering the right experience or assets properly. Stanford.
Infinitely Virtual Targets Education Market With New Virtual Desktop Plans
MARCH 6, 2014
Los Angeles-based cloud server and virtual desktop provider Infintely VIrtual said today that it is targeting students and educational institutions with a new hosting plan. software hosting education desktop virtual infinitely READ MORE>>.
OzoBot Raises $3M For Educational Robots
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
Redondo Beach-based Ozobot , which develops educational robots used for teaching software coding, has raised $3M in a Series A funding round, the company said late Wednesday. ozobot venture capital educational robot robotics coding school classroomThe funding was led by Tribeca Venture Partners. READ MORE>>.
Lynda.com Buys Compilr
APRIL 7, 2014
Lynda.com offers up online education across a wide range of areas, including creative software, business skills, languages, and software.
California Lutheran University Names Executive- and Entrepreneur-In-Residence
NOVEMBER 28, 2016
california lutheran university school education managementThousand Oaks-based California Lutheran University and its School of Management said on Monday that it has named both an Executive-In-Residence and Entrepreneur-In-Residence to the school. READ MORE>>.
What Should We Make of Peter Thiel’s “20 Under 20? Education Program?
Both Sides of the Table
JUNE 2, 2011
We need to take some risks in education and in innovation in this country so anybody that it trying to break through the traditional mold and try to create a new model ought to be lauded, not attacked. The value of a college education. I am very passionate and on record about the value of education. Education is self discovery.
Levine Leichtman Acquires GL Education
SoCal Tech Calendar
MAY 31, 2016
Los Angeles-based private equity investor Levine Leichtman Capital Partners said this morning that it has acquired London-based GL Education , a provider of educational assessments in the United Kingdom and Europe. education levine leichtman capital partners private equity merger acquisition buyout internationalREAD MORE>>.
Codewars Launches To Challenge, Educate Developers
NOVEMBER 29, 2012
Are you a code warrior? Do you know how to solve any software challenge thrown at you? newly launch, Los Angeles startup, CodeWars , is looking to create a place where developers can compete, sharpen their skills, and gain the respect of their peers. READ MORE>>.
Xconomy Announces Channel Focused on the Future of Education
NOVEMBER 2, 2016
But underlying all that, in a sense, is education. Xconomy’s editors from across the county will be contributing to the education channel.
How Amavitae Wants To Help Youth Find A Career They'll Love
JANUARY 19, 2017
There's a big disconnect between their education and employment. We have live connections to every federally registered apprenticeships, every accredited university and educational institution by zip code. You can see things within 25 miles, 50 miles, or nationwide, and save those educational apps and even apply to them directly.
Lynda.com Ties Into LinkedIn To Showcase Job Skills
NOVEMBER 14, 2013
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Wpromote Launches Scholarship For Students In Digital Marketing
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
wpromote scholarship digital marketing high school student education contest competitionLos Angeles-based digital marketing agency Wpromote said on Monday that it has launched a new set of scholsrships, which will go to students interested in digital marketing. Wpromote is led by CEO Mike Mothner. READ MORE>>.
Qualcomm Backs Online Education Effort
MAY 13, 2015
According to the companies, Qualcomm subsidiary Qualcomm Education will help edX develop its technology, by contributing engineering resources and licensing its SDK code to edX. qualcomm education mooc school learningFinancial details of the deal were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.
Why Teenagers Make Great Entrepreneurs
AUGUST 5, 2016
Entrepreneurship education is a great start. What is the ideal age to start a company? Perhaps you’re chuckling right about now. Wrong.
Cram.com Adds Premium Tier, Text-To-Speech
JULY 9, 2014
Los Angeles-based online education site Cram.com has launched a new, premium membership tier, and also launched a new text-to-speech tool for its online studying and flashcard site. cram membership education school studying student flashcard studymode Cram.com is now owned by StudyMode. READ MORE>>.
Tutors App: Flexible Tutoring Whenever You Need It
DECEMBER 7, 2015
We talk a lot about college entrepreneurs here at Tech.Co, but what about the younger generations? That’s right, I’m referring to high school students.
Interview with Taylor Peck and Nick Boutleier, iSideWith
MAY 16, 2012
He was my compass, and helped educate me on the issues. However, do you really know which political candidate you most agree with on the issues?
New Startup Incubator Launches At Loyola Marymount
FEBRUARY 22, 2013
school education student accelerator incubator startup marymount loyolaThe incubator--which is being managed by Dr. David Y. READ MORE>>.
How Thrively Wants To Help Your Child Reach Their Full Potential
FEBRUARY 25, 2014
Once we get that strength profile, we match them to a whole world of extracurricular and educational opportunities for them. Thanks!
Startup Resolution 2017: Embrace Believers, Bounce Skeptics & Keep Moving
JANUARY 13, 2017
The holiday period is a great time for reflection and then behavior modification – often referred to as resolutions. While a bit artificial to the logical engineer, this opportunity can be helpful. This year, my favorite insight came from a former student and employee, Elliot Cohen, co-founder of PillPack.
A Must Read Book for the Educated Class
Both Sides of the Table
AUGUST 28, 2016
Mamaw isn’t educated and, in fact, scorns “elites” but knows that if J.D. I just finished Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. loved it in so many ways.
Wisecrack’s Entrepreneurial Journey Led to a YouTube Gold Mine
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
The big joke here is that there is no joke – we’re making people watch educational videos,” says Salamon. Entertainment.CO
Coding Dojo Expands To Burbank
AUGUST 11, 2015
coding dojo burbank bootcamp software education school learningCoding Dojo , the operator of a coding bootcamp program, says it has opened up a location in Los Angeles, at a location in Burbank. Coding Dojo also has locations in Seattle and Silicon Valley.
Music Prodigy Beats 70 Startups To Bring Music Education Technology to the Masses
Tech Zulu Event
OCTOBER 5, 2012
It also won the 2011 Appy Award in education and the 2011 About.com’s Readers Choice Award. How It Works. it’s like a video game! Tyson J.
AT&T Hackathon | Build an App to Disrupt Education
Tech Zulu Event
FEBRUARY 5, 2013
According to a global report by education firm Pearson, US ranks 17th in the developed world for education. 1st Place. 2nd Place.
Revolutionizing Music Education
SoCal Tech Calendar
AUGUST 3, 2012
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 -- Revolutionizing Music Education With Chromatik. Digital education startup Chromatik has made a strong debut in Southern California with its unique approach to learning, practicing, and performing music. Huge Los Angeles. See [link] (more