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Startup Spotlight: Curing Acne, Positive Mental Health and Voice Transcription

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 1:30 pm

With school in session, the stress of homework and exams are going to start taking a toll. TechCo has some startup solutions. Each week we compile a list of startups aimed at streamlining your day or helping your quality of life. This week, we…

Jobs

Social Media and Referrals Are the Top Ways Businesses Get Talent

By | Aug 17, 2017 at 9:20 am

Social media managers, rejoice: Your job skills are in higher demand than ever, as the best businesses everywhere increasingly turn to social media in order to pull in the high-quality talent that they need in order to stay competitive. The news is from the research…

Startups & Apps

Boston

9 Edtech Startups to Join LearnLaunch’s 2017 Cohort

By | Apr 27, 2017 at 11:20 am

Growing a startup in the edtech space can be extremely challenging. From adoption and educating the end user to regulation and dealing with school systems, there are constant road bumps founders need to overcome. At Boston-based edtech accelerator LearnLaunch, they are hyper-focused on expanding…

Education

Starting an Online Course? Boost Enrollment With These Domains

By | Apr 5, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Ask any college student these days and there’s a strong chance they have taken an online course. According to a study by the National Center for Educational Statistics, in fall 2014, there were 5,750,417 students enrolled in any distance education courses at degree-granting postsecondary institutions….

Startups & Apps

Chicago

Codeverse, a Hackable Classroom That Teaches Kids to Code

By | Apr 4, 2017 at 7:00 pm

The world of coding has expanded rapidly in the past few years. There are platforms that allow amateur coders to throw their hats in the ring and develop an app that could make an impact in tech innovation. Like the filmmakers of today versus the…

Education

3 Edtech Startups That Make Cramming For a Test Easier Than Ever

By | Mar 1, 2017 at 12:50 pm

A lot of people have had to stay up late to cram for an important test. Your textbooks are sprawled out in disarray, you’ve got empty coffee cups crowding your desk, and anxiety is perforating the room like a bad smell. Lucky for us, three startups…

Startups & Apps

Austin

SXSW To Host Student Finalists for Digital Startup Tournament

By | Feb 8, 2017 at 12:50 pm

SXSW is a smorgasbord of music, film, and innovation. In fact, they’re so committed to innovation that they’re giving college student entrepreneurs who’ve innovated in the digital media sector a chance to prove their worth. That’s right eight student startups will be competing for…

Mobile

5 Apps for Making College Student’s Life Easier

By | Mar 22, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Students have always been among the first to embrace all things new: new technologies, new ideas, new views on life. Thus, it is only logical that absolute majority of them uses all kinds of gadgets and apps: for fun and for education. Sometimes both….

Product Launch

Achieve Lending Matches Students With the Best Loans

By | Feb 20, 2015 at 7:00 am

Finding the right student loan can be hard.  Achieve Lending recently announced the launch of their online portal, AchieveLending .com to help students find the right student loans for them. The approach is similar to dating websites, where users quickly search and compare interest rates between lenders….

Events

Chicago

Reading Glue: Providing Reading Strategies That Stick

By | Aug 4, 2013 at 12:00 pm

The ability to read is the foundation that helps children unlock nearly all other learning. However, literacy rates in America show an urgent need to help children improve – experts estimate that almost 40 percent of US 4th graders are not even at a basic…

Entrepreneur

Kairos Society On A Search For Top 50 Student Led Startups

By | Dec 10, 2011 at 12:00 pm

With the struggling economy and lack of jobs around the country, we are seeing a rise in student entrepreneurship. Apparently students today are not content with just trusting their luck at getting a job after graduation day. And as students take matters into their…

Events

DC

Tutor Assignment: The Community Marketplace Connecting Students and Tutors

By | Nov 14, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Finding a good tutor at the college level can be a frustrating process. As someone who’s struggled with the nuances of Financial Accounting, searching for a fellow student who had the time – and patience – to help me figure out liquidity analysis ratios…

News

Always Be In-The-Know About Campus Happenings with NeverBoredU

By | Nov 13, 2011 at 9:53 am

A hub for all events that occur on or around the college campus, new startup NeverBoredU‘s aim is simple: cure student boredom at all costs. Never again will you miss that nationally-renowned speaker or the next flash rave at the library. More often than…

Startup

Austin

Hoot.Me: The Facebook Study Buddy

By | Jul 13, 2011 at 10:30 am

For most students, Facebook is the perfect partner-in-crime if you want to procrastinate during finals week. But new Facebook application Hoot.Me is turning the social network into a collaborative study tool. Hoot.Me allows users to switch their Facebook experience into “study mode,” meaning that…