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#NYCTech -  Along with the incredibly important task of writing research papers come the annoying conventions that the paper requires. Columns, charts, sourcing the charts and so much more, and these are not simple to navigate on a Word or...
Grovo_FITA
#NYCTech -Going into a new job there are often new things to learn that you may not have experience in. Not wanting to seem like you have no clue what you are doing, you want a resource that can educate you about your own job. Grovo has you...
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#NYCTech - Today, I take a look at the 10 companies that have raised the largest education startup funding rounds in New York City in 2015 using some data from our friends at Crunchbase.   In addition to dollar amount, I have included type...
#NYCTech - You spaced out during class and you have no clue how to do your homework. You’ve tried Youtube and you don’t want to listen to a 30-minute speech on the off chance that it will answer your very specific question. Where should you...
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Education -The latest high-tech toys offer enough expert features to keep an aspiring roboticist or programmer engaged, but are also simple and fun enough to keep an 8 year old busy for hours on end.
Boardvitals
#NYCTech - The Medical Certification and Publishing Market is a $3.6B market. Yet, there are no household names associated with the space.   Board Vitals, hot off a fresh capital raise is planning to change that. The NYC startup is already one...
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Apps - When learning app startup Duolingo started building an online course for a fictional language spoken by a "Star Trek" species known as Klingons, company Chief Executive Luis von Ahn never asked why. Pittsburgh-based Duolingo is a...
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#NYCTech - One Month, the online school that teaches people vocational skills like how to code and how to run a startup just raised an additional seed round after its first seed a few months back. Built like workout programs, each course is just...
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Apps - There is a next generation of digital, one-on-one tutors. When learning application startup Duolingo, started building an online course for a fictional language spoken by a "Star Trek" species known as Klingons, company Chief...
FluentU
#NYCTech - FluentU is a new way to learn a language, using real-world videos, like music videos, movie trailers, news, and inspiring talks. You know – those things that native speakers see and hear, but on your level, to help you learn,...
ExplainEverything
#NYCTech - Imagine how much easier it is to teach – or collaborate – with an interactive screen casting whiteboard that allows you to record audio and video, annotate with drawings and shapes, and animate objects, all at the same time....
Robot Factory
#NYCTech - Kids are digital natives, and Tinybop has just the thing for when the little natives get restless.Tinybop builds elegant, educational iOS apps made to spark kids’ natural curiosity. They’re apps that empower kids to learn...
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Business - It’s no secret that the cost of a four-year college education in America is on the rise, and showing no signs of slowing down. Even after tuition is paid, any incoming college student still faces plenty of costs to be dealt with....
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#NYCTech - The as-usual sold-out NYTech Meetup opened with a sentimental Face Time sendoff to the organization’s long-time board president, Nate Westheimer, and closed with thunderous applause for two back-to-back company demos, presented by...
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#NYCTech - The New York Tech Meetup was diverse this month. Not just the kind of diversity tech is notorious for not having - women, or people of color- but diverse in variety. There were startups in various phases, from MVP and seed funded to...