Genius Games EDUKWEST Startup Profile

Startup Profile: Genius Games

Name: Genius Games
Kickstarter: Ion – A Compound Building Game
Headquarters: St. Louis
Vertical: K-12, STEM
Tech: Physical Product

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Shauntel Poulson New Schools Venture Fund Meet Education Project

MEP #021 with Shauntel Poulson, Associate Partner at NewSchools Venture Fund

How cool would it be to talk with ed tech entrepreneurs about their ideas and businesses, and provide funding to the best, well rounded entrepreneurs to help bring that product or service to teachers and students nationwide (or globally)?

Well, that is what Shauntel Poulson does everyday as an Associate Partner at New Schools Venture Fund.  Shauntel joins the program to chat about ed tech, what portfolio companies are getting her excited, and the importance of building entrepreneurial skills in schools.  Don’t miss this episode!

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TakeLessons Amazon Home Services

EDBRIEF: TakeLessons partners with Amazon Home Services

Tutoring marketplace TakeLessons has partnered with Amazon to provide tutors for its newly launched Amazon Home Services platform.

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edX Disabilities Lawsuit

EDBRIEF: edX settles Disabilities Lawsuit with U.S. Department of Justice

The U.S. Department of Justice and MOOC platform edX announced the settlement over allegations that the courses hosted on edX were not accessible to students with disabilities.

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Mitch Weathers Organized Binder Meet Education Project

MEP #017 with Mitch Weathers, Founder of Organized Binder

On episode 017 of MEP, teacher and founder of Organized Binder, Mitch Weathers, joins the program to talk about teaching character over content and why an Organized Binder is so beneficial to educators as well as students. Don’t miss it!

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