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The X-Prize Global Learning (learning.xprize.com) has been announced a few days ago. People like Larry Page, Elon Musk and many others support this foundation and the problems they try to solve. You can learn more about the X-Prize on Wikipedia.I want to build a start-up (commercial or non-profit) to compete for the X-Prize. The goal is to build (in the…
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I recently launched deskApple. I spent four months learning web design and programming from various e-learning websites. I then spent four months developing deskapple.com. In a nutshell, it pulls together courses (mostly free) that are available throughout the web and puts them on one site.  However, this is only the beginning; in the future, deskApple’s platform will transform online learning…
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We’re in a learning economy, no longer a knowledge economy, where economic growth is dependent on one’s ability to adapt and learn in order to create opportunities and growth. The ability to learn and adapt is the most important and overlooked skill required for business and life success. There is a significant opportunity to help organizations and people learn better.…
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I have spent 12 years consulting to retirement plans for large corporations.  The government requires education but no one follows through with it, they are starting to crack down. Over the next 5 years this topic will be on the minds of every employer in America with a 401(k) plan.  Currently the industry operates in antiquated system of live one-on-one…
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Tutor-parent matching service where parent/tutee posts an opportunity and the tutors respond with a pitch.
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Our first product is an iOS app called eHighLighter. It's a personal research assistant. It uses your iPhone's camera to bring eBook benefits to hardcopy books and other paper sources. eHighLighter streamlines three time consuming tasks: it manages all your citations, it creates searchable annotations, and it automatically transcribes all your highlights. It's the guaranteed fastest way to create searchable, sortable…
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ClassConnect brings the GitHub model to K-12 lessons. By crowdsourcing lessons, it saves teachers a TON of time and you end up with higher quality content being used in the classroom. I went through the Imagine K12 incubator program and I just launched ClassConnect (!). I've signed up over 3K teachers since launching a week and a half ago, so…