Today, only 22% of the world's children finish high school. Only 55% finish sixth grade.
10 EdTech Startups You Must Know About, Bhaskar Santosh, EdTechReview
in Top 'x' Lists, Knewton, Lore (Coursekit), StraighterLine | Permalink
Ambient Insight report draws the wrong conclusions about size of edtech investments.
Are Investors Reluctant to Invest Large Amounts in Edtech? Kirstin Winkler, edukwest
in Op-Ed, Khan Academy, Lore (Coursekit), Noodle | Permalink
Noodle wants to build a marketplace of services around ed search, like Google's model.
Noodle Acquires Lore to Build Ed Marketplace Around Search, Rip Empson, TechCrunch
in Investment, Lore (Coursekit), Noodle | Permalink
VCs gamble that online ed startups will remake the system through cheaper alternatives.
Can Venture Capital Fix Our Dysfunctional Educational System? Antone Gonsalves, ReadWrite
in e-Learning, Higher Ed, 2U (2tor), Coursera, Lore (Coursekit), NSVF, Udacity | Permalink
There’s a litany of resources being created on a daily basis.
25 EdTech Startups Worth Knowing, Katie Lepi, Edudemic
in Top 'x' Lists, Coursera, edX, General Assembly, Knewton, Lore (Coursekit), StraighterLine, Udacity, Udemy | Permalink
Thiel-backed Lore's platform is part Facebook & part Blackboard, for courses.
Now in 600+ Schools, Lore Gives Higher Ed a Social Network, Rip Empson, TechCrunch
in Higher Ed, Social Learning, Lore (Coursekit), Thiel, (Peter Thiel) | Permalink
One of the hottest startup sectors right now is education.
A Million Education Startups But No One to Acquire Them, Alyson Shontell, Business Insider
in Op-Ed, 2U (2tor), Knewton, Lore (Coursekit) | Permalink
“If you look at education, there’s no wiring,” said Coursekit CEO. “It’s not plugged in and there lies the opportunity.”
Coursekit Raises $5Million for Social Networks Around Courses, Jenna Wortham, NYT
in Investment, Social Learning, Lore (Coursekit) | Permalink
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