Winter 2012 Cohort
Founders: Mike Lee & Thomas Sha
Edshelf helps educators and schools find, buy, and use the best education technology for their needs. Edshelf combines the best of Yelp and the App Store into a convenient launchpad to be educators' single destination for accessing and managing all of their edtech.
Founders: Jan Zawadzki & Tony Kong
Hapara makes Google Apps easier to use for schools and teachers. Hapara's platform delivers a consistent learning environment, reduces the configuration and maintenance effort, eliminates most administrative overhead for teachers, and provides additional transparency in the classroom.
Founders: Kirill Kireyev
InstaGrok is an interactive educational research engine that empowers self-directed learning. It displays any topic as a visual, interactive concept map, allowing students to explore the topic, grasp key concepts, discover content, adjust the difficulty, and quiz themselves.
Founders: Frank Chien, Joe Woo & Anthony Wu
LearnSprout helps school administrators and teachers identify attendance trends, track college readiness and spot at-risk students with a simple 5-minute setup.
Founders: Ben Berte & Michael West
Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational exercises and games via smartphones, laptops, and tablets.
Founders: Roby John
TapToLearn makes engaging education apps for tablets geared towards age groups 8 - 13, focused on math, english grammar, and spelling. Each app focuses on just one area of learning and has back end analytics for performance tracking.
Founders: Jason DeRoner, Mike Gioia & Andrew Gioia
TeachBoost is a collaborative teacher development platform with an initial focus on teacher evaluation. Schools use TeachBoost to create a culture of growth and learning among teachers to focus professional development, and to save time and money.