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A green-faced witch your tablet and kids will love – updated – video

November 16, 2015 |

Video editing contribution Xavier Smith

Fairytale witches are known for their wicked and villainous ways, irrevocable spells and broomstick flying skills, but not Heckerty.

Heckerty is a 409 year-old, green-faced witch who bumbles through life with her inept magic skills, generally … Read More

Picmonic closes $2.3M round to expand student reach– interview with co-founders Adeel Yang & Ron Robertson

October 5, 2015 | 1

Instead of using Rote memorization methods to pound medical terms such as macrolides and bacteriostatic into ones’ head for finals, students are turning to Picmonic, a visual learning platform, where definitions, diseases and diagnoses are transformed into colorful, goofy and … Read More

The Startup Journal: Giving up equity

September 17, 2015 |

Whether it’s an investor or an accelerator who takes a cut of your startup, you as the founder must decide if giving up a part of your company makes sense strategically.

Andrew Chaifetz, CEO and Founder of NoteBowl, sits down with us … Read More

Meet AVA, the next ed tech superhero for school-age children

June 10, 2015 |

A child with the inability to see and hear well in a classroom setting has been correlated to poor performance in school.

For Arizona schools, hearing screening tests for school-age children are mandatory. If a child fails a screening test, the current … Read More

The Startup Journal – Pitching with Confidence

April 15, 2015 |

For the third entry of the AZ Tech Beat Startup Journal, we spoke to Gregg Scoresby, CEO of CampusLogic, an education technology company delivering transformative software solutions across the student life cycle and the winners of the recent Venture Madness competition, … Read More

EDU tech startup tackles low reading rates with the cloud

November 12, 2014 |

As the country pushes to advance education in terms of math and science, there is a new education technology startup that is focused on getting reading back into the spotlight.

Learning Ovations recently received a $1.05 million grant from the … Read More

EDU Startup Notebowl closes on $600K seed round led by MagniPro Ventures

October 21, 2014 |

Most startups pitch for dough in an office or on a stage-but how about on a bus?

CEO and founder Notebowl Andrew Chaifetz had no idea who the gentleman was sitting next to him on the shuttle bus from Tuscon … Read More

Gear up for school with these AZ-based edu tech tools

July 22, 2014 |

Edu tech startups have been thriving in Arizona, with many receiving funding through incubators and grants to pursue their endeavors. We gathered a list of just a few of the young educational technology companies and how they are helping students … Read More