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MY COIN SOLUTION
AlleyTalk - We always hear about the Bitcoin risks. It also has its benefits. Major benefits. And My Coin Solution’s solution is to make Bitcoin more understandable and accessible to both merchants and consumers, to help them to make the best...
ONE_MONTH
Accelerators - The company is called One Month, investors include Winklevoss Capital, Innovation Works, Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Start Fund, Oliver Jung, Lew Moorman, Y Combinator, FundersClub, and the crowdfunding platform WeFunder,...
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AlleyTalk - Chinese is the world’s fast growing language, at a 195% growth rate. It’s certainly not easy to learn as a second language, but Chinese Cubes is a novel way to pick it up quickly and effectively. Yes, they are physical cubes. In...
HOPSCOTCH
AlleyTalk - A winner is a winner and teaching kids to code without having to type, well, that’s a winner. Hopscotch is a colorful drag-and-drop tool that not only teaches kids how to code – they’re building their own fun projects. Think of...
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Advertising - Over a billion dollars was invested in New York City Startups in Q1 of 2014.  $1,255,579,433 to be exact.  Analyzing some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we take a look at the verticals and sectors this...
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Business - Coursera Inc. has named former Yale president Rick Levin to be its new CEO in what is seen as a renewed bid for credibility and profitability by a...
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Business - In honor of the recent SXSWedu, which regrettably I was not able to attend, I thought it would be fun to put down a few thoughts about edtech, which I love—because, well, who wouldn’t? It’s one of the few trillion (with a "T")...
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Apps - Eight days after a student armed with a shotgun, ammunition and Molotov cocktails entered Arapahoe High School in Centennial, CO on December 13th, 17-year-old Claire Davis died from the injuries sustained after being shot by her...
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AlleyTalk - Let’s face it: homework, is not on anyone’s Top Ten list of things to do. That’s where Slader comes in, turning doing homework into a social – and helpful - experience and instead of passing notes in the library or study hall,...
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Education - Education is crucially important as a tool to prepare workforces, for personal development and for self-fulfillment. In economic terms, it represents a huge market in two dimensions: 1) in the US and around the world, many people are...
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AlleyTalk - Who inspires you? My dad! He’s a math professor, and I remember him spending hours in the living room, mumbling to himself about the latest math problem he was trying to solve. He instilled in me the importance of doing work where...
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AlleyTalk - Microsoft will partner with New York City to create what schools officials describe as a high school without walls - perhaps the city's most extreme...
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AlleyTalk - Education is being disrupted big time, but of course, before you can take advantage of changes in the system, you have to get into a school, and preferably the school of your choice. That’s where AdmitSee comes in, providing...
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Business - Millions of people around the world are now enrolled in massive open online course, commonly referred to as MOOCs, and that number is growing. But...
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Apps - “Entrepreneurs work 100 hours to avoid a 40 hour work week,” said Nihal Mehta, founding partner of ENIAC Ventures, addressing the inaugural class of Access Code, a program designed to provide an affordable way for underrepresented...
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Education - As test and college prep courses aim to get students into the right colleges, Modern Guild aims to do the same for the right careers.  Targeted at high school and college-aged students, Modern Guild offers online courses that connect...

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