EdTech Pitch Battle #02
EDUKWEST #103 with Pierre Dubuc of OpenClassrooms
OpenClassrooms was founded by Mathieu Nebra and Pascal Dubuc in 1999 when they were 11 and 14 years old. Today it is the largest francophone MOOC platform.
EdTech Pitch Battle #02 – Recap and Results
Recap of the 2nd EdTech Pitch Battle: Cleverlize won, Edapt became runner-up and 9Slides won the Audience Choice Award. Winning pitches and results here.
EDUKWEST #102 with Carlos Souza of Veduca
Today Kirsten Winkler talks to Carlos Souza, co-founder and CEO of the Brazilian MOOC platform Veduca, the leading player in LatAm with global ambitions.
EdTech Pitch Battle #01 – Recap and Results
Recap of the EdTech Pitch Battle: TheHubEdu won, SkillAcademy became runner-up and Flooved won the Audience Choice Award. Winning pitches and results here.
EDUKWEST #101 with Matthew Burr of Nomadic Learning
Nomadic Learning describes itself as Next Generation Learning for Next Generation Leaders, preparingthem for a rapidly changing world.
EDUKWEST #100 with Audrey Watters of Hack Education
After more than three years of interviewing EDUKWEST made it to its 100th episode. What better guest to invite than Audrey Watters to celebrate the occasion.
EDUKWEST #99 with Matthias Ick of Macmillan Digital Education
For the last repdigit episode of EDUKWEST I invited Matthias Ick, managing director of Macmillan Digital Education to talk about edtech investments.
Today’s Campus Innovation Interview #10 – Anant Agarwal of edX
What makes edX distinct to other MOOC platforms is its nature as a not-for-profit and the pursuit to open-source its underlying platform.
EDUKWEST #98 with Vikas Pota of GEMS Education
My guest on the program is Vikas Pota, Global Head of Corporate Affairs of GEMS Education and Chief Executive of the Varkey GEMS Foundation.
Today’s Campus Innovation Interview #9 – Andrew Shakman of LeanPath
LeanPath can help customers to reduce their food waste by up to 80% and save 2%-4% or more on their annual food purchases.
Today’s Campus Innovation Interview #8 – Ulrik Juul Christensen of area9
area9 is the startup behind McGraw-Hill’s LearnSmart product. In this interview I talk with Ulrik Juul Christensen, area9 co-founder & CEO.
EDUKWEST #97 with Michael Trucano of The World Bank
My interview at OEB 2012 with Michael Trucano, the World Bank’s Sr. ICT & Education Policy Specialist on edtech in developing countries.
Posted on September 30, 2013Recap of the EdTech Pitch Battle: TheHubEdu won, SkillAcademy became runner-up and Flooved won the Audience Choice Award. Winning pitches and results here.
Posted on September 29, 2013In this week's Sunday Review Kirsten Winkler comments on remind101 and Academia.edu raising money, Rosetta Stone, Learnist and Elance Univeristy.
Posted on September 25, 2013Hitting 10 million users in 15 months, language learning startup Duolingo launches a campaign to give language learning a bigger purpose. Pure marketing?
Posted on September 22, 2013Language learning startup busuu shared some interesting data around its mobile apps that just crossed the 20 million download mark.
Posted on September 15, 2013In today's Sunday Review Special Kirsten Winkler analyzes the different challenges that have probably led to the shutdown of tutoring marketplace Tutorspree.
Posted on September 12, 2013EDUKWEST and Digital Education host the first EdTech Pitch Battle on September 26th. Five startups pitch an edtech blogger, entrepreneur and investor.
Posted on September 9, 2013SIGMO is a small device that connects to your smartphone enabling you to translate conversations into 25 different languages, raising over $100k so far.
Posted on September 8, 2013Kirsten Winkler comments on: Rakuten's $200m Viki acquisition, LA school district textbook scam and the Socratic Labs soap opera.
Posted on August 28, 2013Inigral changes its branding to Uversity and sets its sight to greener meadows outside of the Facebook ecosystem by launching the UChat widget.