Editor’s Pick VCs are betting on hot cloud startups with focuses on health care, real estate, and other key verticals. Here are six startups you need to know.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan spoke frankly to a roomful of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs about the crisis in our current education system.
NovoEd launched today to make access to courses from prestigious educational institutions available to anyone, starting with Stanford.
ProBueno wants to help you turn your talents into donations for your favorite non-profit.
Thinkful’s virtual tutoring platform provides personalized training for college students in practical skills like web development and design.
Coursera’s slogan is “Higher education that overcomes the boundaries of geography, time, and money.” Except, of course, for the state boundaries of Minnesota.
The emphasis at LFE is on getting experts who use their hands or bodies for work, like carpenters.
Editor’s Pick An all-star panel, with Electronic Arts’ CEO John Riccitiello and entrepreneurship professor William Sahlman, said the U.S. is falling behind in economic competitiveness.
Today, a team of expert panelists gathered at DisruptSF to discuss how technology can benefit the public school system. The overarching goal for NewsCorp’s Joel Klein, Udacity’s Sebastian Thrun and Khan Academy’s Salman Khan is to bring personalized learning to the classroom.
Two Stanford University professors and a dream to educate the world, that’s what started Coursera. The service offers university-level courses to anyone with an Internet for free and just raised $16 million from venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
[vimeo 30489837 w=640 h=360] Have you ever considered how a simple, free technology such as YouTube videos could drastically improve a global problem such as education?
Digital education company BenchPrep is taking advantage of free informational content with its newest feature OpenPrep.
Sal Khan, a YouTube phenomenon, is on a stage talking to higher education professionals about how he’s disrupting their business. How he got here is an interesting story that has everything to do with money.