Attendance is a leading indicator of a student’s success, and Kinvolved has created an innovative and holistic approach to combat student absenteeism. Kinvolved’s web and mobile applications directly integrate with each school districts’ systems of record and enable automated, two-way, translated SMS, email, and robocall communications. Their offering facilitates opening the lines of communication between school […]
NYC-based micro-learning content platform Grovo has been acquired by Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand, a publicly traded learning and human capital management software company for $24M in an all-cash deal. “The acquisition of Grovo helps fulfill the vision we had on day one for Cornerstone to improve access to education on a global basis. As leaders […]
Wellness is one of the latest crazes that everyone is talking about and Rah Rah Health has targeted a different market with its integrated wellness platform. Instead of focusing on the crowded corporate wellness market, this platform is built specifically for university students across the nation. Just as with corporations, whose employees perform best when they […]
The new CyberNYC initiative announced last week by the City of New York is just one example of this growing partnership between online platforms and traditional academia in the hope of fostering a new generation of wage earners.
Women of color have traditionally not had access to the proper tailored tools to empower themselves financially, but this changes with Clever Girl Finance. This NYC startup focuses on financial education for minority women and was created by a self-starter, woman of color and daughter of immigrant parents. Bola Sokunbi founded Clever Girl to provide relevant, […]
The trials and tribulations of raising a plant in your NYC apartment is no small feat. Many New Yorkers admit that they’d love to grow a plant, but it just seems like a hassle and the plant, unfortunately, ends up dead. Well, The Sill changes that by through its modern, direct-to-consumer plant offering. This brand […]
Though many people still think traditional education is best, innovations in online education will change the way we learn.
Ask any high school guidance counselor about the college application process, and they will tell you it’s filled with frantic students making last-minute appointments for guidance for a major life decision. But it doesn’t need to be this way; especially since Concourse Global created its AI-powered platform to help high school counselors navigate the college […]
Learning is a lifelong process and Skillshare is the online learning community that offers hundreds of classes that teach real-world creative and entrepreneurial skills. This self-proclaimed hub for curious individuals differentiates itself from other online learning communities through its open platform and subscription program. This e-learning startup has a strong following amongst the ever-growing freelance […]
When it comes to education, two things stand clear to us. Millions of people of every age and situation require education. It might be to improve college entrance potential or to better one’s job prospects, to acquire a skill or to belong to a community. The need is manifest. At the same time, it is […]
Financial literacy is absolutely critical and having exposure to investing at a young age is extraordinarily helpful. Just imagine if in every household that the same value that was placed on reading was also placed on financial literacy. Loved is an NYC startup that is doing that through its app that allows children to invest […]