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Apr 6, 2020

Guido Kovalskys and Felipe Sommer were good friends from Argentina who migrated to the United States to start their business careers.   After working in the e-learning industry they noticed the influx of devices entering the classroom.  The two saw this as an opportunity to do something to help teachers and student...

Mar 23, 2020

Tech entrepreneur Dmitry Shapiro discovered code in school after immigrating to the US from Russia.  After successfully launching Veoh, a YouTube competitor in 2005, Dmitry was inspired to develop solutions that help make technology less scary.  His company GoMeta features two properties that does...

Mar 9, 2020

At age 16 Josh Feinsilber began a high-school project to help him develop coding skills.  Two year later, that project became Gimkit - a financially successful EdTech startup and one of the most popular game-based assessment platforms today! 

In this episode of EdTech Stories discover the backstory of Gimkit, including...

Feb 24, 2020

This edition of EdTech Stories features 3 different properties from one company - Swivl.  After failing to secure investment in 2010, Brian Lamb and Vlad Tettlebaum launched The Swivl Robot.  Their success in serving the education community, led them down a path to develop the student video platform known as Recap.  

Feb 17, 2020

In next week's episode of Ed Tech Stories, we'll be profiling the company Swivl and three of their well-known products - the Swivl Robot, Recap, and Synth.

But in particular we'll be exploring why Recap, the once promising student response platform, was ultimately shut down.  You'l learn why Swivl made the choice to...