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This week's education venture startup news



Accredible - Build vs Buy: Making the Decision About Digital Credentials
As more companies undergo digital transformation, a common question is asked: “Should we buy or build software to deliver credentials?” There is no definite answer to this question – the answer lies in the needs of the business. Some companies prefer to develop internal software...
    AmplioSpeech - 2021: AmplioSpeech to Recruit Dozens of New Employees
    A Q&A With Our HR Director What makes AmplioSpeech a special place to work at and what sets it apart from other companies? To learn more about this, we sat with Hilla Stein, our Human Resources Director, for a short interview. What do you think makes AmplioSpeech unique and such a great company ...
      Area9 Lyceum - Area9 Lyceum and Swisscom Won a Coveted Brandon Hall Group GOLD Award
      
      
        BookNook - Smart Strategies for Guided Reading, Remotely or In Person 
        Teachers who work with early readers know that these students need lots of encouragement, support, and feedback as their skills develop. A balanced literacy program includes opportunities for that type of engagement through quality whole group teaching, in small groups, and with individual reading s...
          Boulo Solutions - Stand Out to Employers with a Strong LinkedIn Profile
          Ready to re-enter the workforce or make a career change with Boulo?  Creating a strong LinkedIn profile is an essential first step.  If your LinkedIn profile is non-existent, incomplete, or lacks a network, companies will notice and may dismiss your candidacy.   Here are simple tips from Ja...
            Cloud Academy - Where Should You Be Focusing Your AWS Security Efforts?
            Another day, another re:Invent session! This time I listened to Stephen Schmidt’s session, “AWS Security: Where we’ve been, where we’re going.” Amongst covering the highlights of AWS security during 2020, a number of newly added AWS features/services were discussed, including: A...
              CourseKey - Coming Soon: Folders & Improved Content Management
              We’re excited to announce our first big release of the year coming in January: a new way for schools to organize and manage their program curriculum within the CourseKey platform.  Before, assessments and their content could only be created at the course level. This meant admins would have...
                Defynance - How a Defynance self-equity account gives you cash for investing in yourself
                ​Defynance​ is revolutionizing the way that you think about your student debt. With over ​$1.6 trillion​ spread across 45 million borrowers, student debt is the second largest source of debt in the United States. That’s to say, student debt affects a lot of people and leaves many of...
                  Fuel50 - A Festive Gift from Fuel50
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                    Curricula - Cyber Threat Predictions for 2021 + Beyond
                    Is your team prepared for the biggest cyber security threats, and to protect your people, revenue, and brand? If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that cyber attacks will only continue to get worse in 2021 and beyond. Curricula’s CEO, Nick Santora, and Joshua Motta, Co-Founder & CEO o...
                      Synapse - How to Ace Your Skills Gap Analysis
                      As its name implies, a skills gap analysis is a process by which an organization determines what gaps exist between employees’ current skills and the skills considered necessary or even critical for the organization to reach its current and future goals. This is no simple task. The process itse...
                        Hallo - Product – Version 2.20 (December 15, 2020)
                        Hallo!  We reached 1M users within 1.5 years! At Hallo, we have a clear vision and a noble mission to empower others to find more opportunities in life through language.  We attribute our success to each one of our amazing team members. This is just the beginning of Hallo, and we will c...
                          Instaclustr - Getting to Know Apache Camel Kafka Connectors (Pipeline Series Part 3)
                          In Part 1 and Part 2 of this blog series we started a journey building a real-time pipeline to acquire, ingest, graph, and map public tidal data using Apache Kafka, Kafka Connect, Elasticsearch, and Kibana. In this blog, we resume that journey and take an Apache “Camel” (Kafka Connector) thro...
                            Kangarootime - How to Prepare Your Daycare Center for the New Year [2021]
                            With the New Year approaching, it’s important to take time to evaluate, audit, and improve operations at your center. Whether it’s engaging with parents or organizing documents, there are different...
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                              Lead Inclusively, Inc. - Why we Need DEI in the Workplace
                              Why do we need Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (or DEI) in the workplace? The fast pace of business and daily life brought on by technological advances has businesses clamoring to...
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                                Lingokids - This Holiday Season, Give The Gift Of Lingokids 💝
                                It’s that time of year again! The holidays are just around the corner and if you haven’t already started thinking about what gifts you want to give to your loved ones, now is the time to start.  But gift shopping isn’t always easy, especially for children! Keeping up with your little one...
                                  Linus Health - This Holiday Season, Give The Gift Of Lingokids 💝
                                  It’s that time of year again! The holidays are just around the corner and if you haven’t already started thinking about what gifts you want to give to your loved ones, now is the time to start.  But gift shopping isn’t always easy, especially for children! Keeping up with your little one...
                                    Lumen Learning - News: 115 Million Visitors Visit Lumen Learning’s Content in 2020
                                    As 2020 comes to a close, we’re excited to share that we’ve seen significant growth in the number of users of our content. With a 63% increase from 2019, Lumen will finish 2020 with over 115 million unique visitors to our catalog of openly licensed general higher education courses. The highest v...
                                      Marco Learning - Required Supreme Court Case: Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (2020)
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                                        Mursion - The Elephant in the Room | Mental Health Conversations at Work with Bryan Kohl and Dr. Lisa Desai of MindWise Innovations
                                        Mursion recently continued our Future of Healthcare Roundtable Series by hosting Bryan Kohl and Dr. Lisa Desai of MindWise Innovations. Kohl is a 20-year technology professional who has spent his career working with startups and large organizations including Bose and Dell. As the Senior Vice...
                                          Northeast Ohio Medical University - HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM NEOMED!
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                                            Ozobot - 7 of Our Favorite Holiday Lessons from Teachers Like You
                                            As a thank you to the many teachers who have pushed through the toughest year yet, our EDU team just rolled out some new remote-friendly lessons for the winter holidays. But there’s more where that came from! We also want to spotlight some of the inspiring educators in our community, who ha...
                                              Roominate - The Best Toy Lightsabers
                                              When the Star Wars film gained popularity, the fictional weapon in the movie, known as lightsabers, captured both children and adults’ imaginations around the globe. The elegant saber of the more civilized age in this ... 
                                              
                                                Royal Helium - The Best Toy Lightsabers
                                                When the Star Wars film gained popularity, the fictional weapon in the movie, known as lightsabers, captured both children and adults’ imaginations around the globe. The elegant saber of the more civilized age in this ... 
                                                
                                                  Script - HIPAA and Schools: What You Need to Know
                                                  The Kennedy–Kassebaum Act, better known as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, or HIPAA, came about to address insurance limitations, modernize the flow of healthcare information, and to set protection standards for sensitive patient health information. This last pa...
                                                    STRIVR - 2021 trends and predictions, with analyst Josh Bersin
                                                    What does 2021 hold for HR and learning community? We sat down with global analyst Josh Bersin to talk trends and predictions for 2021.
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                                                      Stuffed Puffs - 2021 trends and predictions, with analyst Josh Bersin
                                                      What does 2021 hold for HR and learning community? We sat down with global analyst Josh Bersin to talk trends and predictions for 2021.
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                                                        Stukent - The 5 Unconventional Keys to Teaching SEO
                                                        Teaching search engine optimization (SEO) is extremely difficult because of its tactical nature and inability to see quick results. Because of these things, it is also hard to simulate SEO in a controlled environment. I have taught SEO for six years, with three of those in a traditional classroom...
                                                          TIQ Software - AI Global and TIQ Software announce the creation of an online course for responsible AI
                                                          AI Global is a non-profit entity committed to a world with trustworthy, safe, and fair technology. TIQ Software is a leader in work-integrated digital learning software. Together they are announcing a partnership to create and launch the Responsible AI online microcourse by January 2021. Togeth...
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