Tag Archives: STEM

Planet3 Series A FUNDED 09 2015 EDUKWEST

FUNDED: Planet3 raises $10 million Series A

Planet3, an edtech startup that plans to launch a Next Generation Science Standards aligned digital learning platform for K-12 STEAM subjects, raised a $10 million Series A from Switch. Rob Roy, CEO of Switch, will serve as Chairman of Planet3.

Co-founded former President of the National Geographic Society Tim Kelly, Planet3 plans an initial release for Fall 2016.

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Sphero SPRK EDTECH 08 2015 EDUKWEST

EDTECH: Sphero introduces SPRK – A Robot for Education

Sphero (formerly Orbotix) introduced a new version of its popular ball-shaped robot which specifically targets the education market.

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NewSchools Ignite EDBRIEF 07 2015 EDUKWEST

EDBRIEF: NewSchools Ignite launches STEM Accelerator Program

NewSchools Venture Fund launched a new accelerator program called NewSchools Ignite. The program will focus on underserved niches in the K-12 sector. Along with the launch, the non-profit announced the first grant program that aims to support edtech entrepreneurs in the STEM field.

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+1 Math EdTech Startup Profile EDUKWEST

+1 Math – EdTech Startup Profile

Name: +1 Math
Website: www.plus1math.com
Headquarters: New York, USA
Vertical: K-12, STEM
Tech: Web App, Mobile App

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Genius Games EDUKWEST Startup Profile

Startup Profile: Genius Games

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

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