In this episode of review:ed Chris and I talked about the news around Airy Labs and the Thiel Fellowship, Inkling’s new publisher platform and UCTV Prime, the new YouTube “premium” channel of the University of California. We also invited Jani Penttinen, Founder and CEO of Transfluent and the founders of Jazzles, Lesley Beth and Kevin Condon to talk about their experiences in building an ed tech startup.
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[14:20] Education Hype or Bubble? Sir Ken Robinson’s talk outdated
[22:20] Thank you to our sponsor Languagelab.com
[26:10] Interview with Jani Penttinen of Transfluent
[30:30] Transfluent translates the Obama Campaign Tweets into Spanish
[36:11] Pivots as part of a startup’s lifecycle
[46:47] Advice for young entrepreneurs
[49:23] Interview Lesley Beth & Kevin Condon of Jazzles
[51:00] History & methodologyof Jazzles
[59:00] Business behind Jazzles
[1:12:50] Would Google be as successful without Eric Schmidt as CEO?
[1:15:25] Inkling launches publisher platform
Source: Business Wire
[1:21:37] University of California YouTube Channel – UCTV Prime
Source: The Verge