Technapex to Host Education Tech Investor Panel on May 23rd

Top Investors in Edtech Startups to Join Panel Moderated by Liz Gannes from AllThingsD

SAN FRANCISCO – May 9, 2012 – Technapex, an emerging outlet for education technology news from TriplePoint, today announced an upcoming event for May 23, 2012, featuring a panel on the growing number of investments in education technology companies. The panel, like the previous Technapex event, will be held at Roe (651 Howard Street), a premier nightclub in downtown San Francisco. Attendees will be treated to drinks and appetizers, followed by an instructive and informative panel moderated by Liz Gannes from AllThingsD. Continue reading Technapex to Host Education Tech Investor Panel on May 23rd

Grantoo’s Social Game Tournaments Help Relieve Student Loan Debt, Now Launching across All College Campuses

College Students across the Nation Can Play in May 7 Tournament Sponsored by Grooveshark to Win Tuition Grants

SAN FRANCISCO – May 7, 2012 – Grantoo, a social gaming platform that brings college students and companies together in a socially responsible world of gaming, today announced its platform is now open to all college students with a “.edu” email address. Partnering with Grooveshark, the largest internationally available music streaming and discovery service, Grantoo is hosting a nationwide online gaming tournament, giving every student a chance to play against each other to win tuition grants and donate to charity.

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WePay to Sponsor Grantoo’s First Nationwide Social Gaming Tournament for Good on April 8

WePay, Grantoo’s first official partner, is pledging education grant money for college students who play in next week’s online social trivia tournament

SAN FRANCISCO – April 5, 2012 – Grantoo, a social gaming platform that brings college students and companies together in a socially responsible world of gaming, is hosting its first public tournament on April 8 in partnership with WePay, the easiest way to collect payments online. The tournament will be open to students at 40 colleges nationwide, including Yale, Duke, Stanford, University of Pennsylvania, UCLA, UC Berkeley, and USC. Students will play against each other in Grantoo’s version of trivia in order to win educational grants towards tuition, books, and other educational needs. To sign up for Grantoo’s first public tournament, visit http://signup.grantoo.org.

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Technapex Holding Education Tech Mixer and Panel on March 28

Talk Moderated by TechCrunch’s Josh Constine to Examine the State of Classroom Technology

SAN FRANCISCO – March 23, 2012 – Technapex, an emerging outlet for education technology news from TriplePoint, will be hosting an event on March 28, 2012, featuring a panel on content in the classroom by leading entrepreneurs in the education tech field. The Technapex EduTech Mixer & Panel will be held at Roe, a premier nightclub in downtown San Francisco, where attendees will be treated to drinks and appetizers before partaking in the evening’s panel, moderated by Josh Constine from TechCrunch. The panelists will discuss the benefits of new technology and collaborative learning for students, and examine where the industry is headed in 2012.

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Draw Something Designer Dan Porter, to Deliver Featured Talk at Gamification Summit


OMGPOP joins new speakers from Google, Klout, eBay and Mozilla –
Early Bird Discounts End March 29th

NEW YORK – March 21, 2012 – Gamification Summit has today announced the addition of Dan Porter of OMGPOP, creator of the hit game Draw Something, to the list of featured speakers at the third GSummit. Taking place in San Francisco June 19-21 and with limited workshop space selling out quickly, GSummit has also extended its Early Bird pricing, representing $300 in savings, until March 29.

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Grantoo Launches Social Game Platform Where College Students Play in Tournaments to Win Tuition Grants and Donate to Charities

 

 

 

 

 

Grantoo Hosts its First Closed Beta Tournament on March 25 in Preparation for Official Nationwide Launch

 

SAN FRANCISCO – March 21, 2012 – Grantoo, a social gaming platform that brings college students and companies together in a socially responsible world of gaming, is hosting its first closed beta tournament on March 25. Winners will receive grants towards their college tuition and have the opportunity to donate a portion of their winnings to charity.

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Education Tech Startup, OneSchool, Secures $750k Funding Round and Launches across Eight Universities

500 Startups Grad Sees Rapid User Adoption among College Students

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – January 24, 2012 – OneSchool, a developer of mobile tools for college students, today announced that they have closed a $750,000 seed round and are officially launching their smartphone app at eight universities across the country. The OneSchool mobile app is designed for students to navigate college campuses and connect with classmates easily. Within a single app, students can discover the best lunch spots, buy textbooks, find their classroom on the go, and more. Continue reading Education Tech Startup, OneSchool, Secures $750k Funding Round and Launches across Eight Universities