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Kirsten Winkler
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Attended Humboldt University of Berlin
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A strong academic and operationally validated Ed Tech solution/product, which has the commercial viability to have a sustainable lifecycle and a sustainable market, is of course, the aim. http://buff.ly/1WMDNUV
#education   #technology   #edtech  
Dan Sandhu explains the importance of balancing education and technology aspects in edtech startups in order to make them viable businesses.
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Over 30 articles and use cases of virtual reality in K-12, Higher Ed and Corporate Training. http://buff.ly/1WPmbIT
#education   #vr   #virtualreality  
This Reading List Virtual Reality in Education offers you a selection of over thirty news articles, reports and opinion pieces along with use cases of virtual reality in K-12, Higher Education and Corporate Training. As a bonus we added a list of selected edtech startups in virtual reality. Introduction Few verticals in edtech have received as much hype lately as the use of virtual reality in education. With the MOOC phenomenon cooling off, or ar...
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As a follow-up to our interview with Imagine K12 co-founder Tim Brady on the merger with Y Combinator we reached out to some of our investor contacts for commentary on the merger itself and its potential impact on the education technology landscape in North America and the global EdTech accelerator scene. http://buff.ly/1Trlh49
#edtech   #accelerator  
As a follow-up to our interview with Tim Brady on the IK12/YC merger we reached out to edtech investors for commentary on the merger itself and its impact.
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Chalkup - EdTech Startup Profile
We think of ourselves as a class collaboration platform
#collaboration   #students  
Chalkup does everything a LMS can, but with a gorgeous, user-friendly interface that is optimized for keeping classes in touch and sharing resources.
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Four Key Factors Driving EdTech Growth in India http://buff.ly/1QXyvOp
#edtech   #india  
We have been documenting the rapid and astonishing edtech growth in India over the past four years and have identified four key factors driving this growth.
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Stripped down to their essentials, both Coursera and Lynda.com are simply nextgen learning management systems. http://sumo.ly/ipFE
#lms   #vle   #education  
What if LinkedIn decides to become a MOOC platform and to partner up with higher education institutions?
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[Updated] Our Startup List: Language Learning Global gives you access to over 270 edtech startups in the language education space across the globe.
85 language learning startups on this list are located in North America (USA and Canada), 110 in Europe (including Russia and Israel) and 49 in Asia.
#language   #languagelearning   #education  
[Updated: 04/2016] Our Startup List: Language Learning Global gives you access to over 270 edtech startups in the language education space across the globe. Each entry is carefully researched and covers the following points (when information is publicly available): Company Name, Website Country, City Founding Date, Founders B2C, B2B, Vertical, Type, Age Group, Language Tech Investment, Investor, Accelerator User / Download numbers CrunchBase / A...
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As a follow-up to our interview with Imagine K12 co-founder Tim Brady on the merger with Y Combinator we reached out to some of our investor contacts for commentary on the merger itself and its potential impact on the education technology landscape in North America and the global EdTech accelerator scene. http://buff.ly/1Trlh49
#education   #edtech  
As a follow-up to our interview with Tim Brady on the IK12/YC merger we reached out to edtech investors for commentary on the merger itself and its impact.
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Here is a quick exercise for putting affirmation power into your language learning http://sumo.ly/jsxJ
#languagelearning   #affirmation   #tips  
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An introduction to key markets in online tutoring key, including the U.S., the UK, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Asia. http://buff.ly/23X4iX5
This reading list “Online Tutoring” is an extension of our popular “Tutoring Markets Overview” and can be used independently or in combination with the beforementioned. It features articles and gives the reader a thorough introduction to the diversity and business of online tutoring in markets including the U.S., the UK, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Asia. Although still in its infancy and accounting for only a small share of the overall tutoring m...
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Four Key Factors Driving EdTech Growth in India http://buff.ly/1QXyvOp
#education   #edtech   #india  
We have been documenting the rapid and astonishing edtech growth in India over the past four years and have identified four key factors driving this growth.
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Worth consideration when looking for early stage #edtech  investment in #India  
The goal of the Unitus Seed Fund roadshow is to invest $1.1 million in the best five startups across the cities mentioned over the coming four months.
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Education 2.0 Blogger, Interviewer and Edupreneur
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  • EDUKWEST
    Founder & Editor, 2009 - present
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France
Previously
Germany - Canada - New Zealand
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co-Founder and Managing Editor of EDUKWEST and EDUKWEST Europe- the EdTech market insider
Introduction

Kirsten Winkler is the founding editor of EDUKWEST and EDUKWEST EU, an online media startup focused on online education. She writes about Social Media, Digital Society and Startups at KirstenWinkler.com and the future of learning at Disrupt Education. Kirsten works as an advisor to GrayMatter Foundation and is a consultant to startups in education 2.0 at WinklerMedia.

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Kirsten has won several international awards for her work, including an EdTech Leadership Award, Must-Read Higher Education I.T. Blog, Top 20 Higher Education Blog
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  • Humboldt University of Berlin
    Law, 2013
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