Andela

In the next ten years, there will be 1.3M

by Mark Ledbetter

Andela
  • May 31, 2018
In the next ten years, there will be 1.3M software development jobs created and only 400,000 domestic computer science graduates to fill them. Africa, meanwhile, is home to the largest untapped talent pool and seven of the 10 fastest growing internet populations in the world. Andela is on a mission to give the top 1% of talent in Africa an on-ramp to the digital economy while giving companies all over the globe like Viacom, Mastercard Labs, GitHub and SeatGeek  access to untapped, world-class talent. The Andela team identifies high-potential developers throughout the African continent, shapes these fellows into world-class technical leaders via their free training program, and pairs them with companies as full-time, distributed team members.

Ansaro

Artificial intelligence and machine learning

by Mark Ledbetter

Ansaro
  • May 30, 2018
Artificial intelligence and machine learning reshaping how organizations solve human capital management. Recruiting is one of the toughest issues businesses face today. Finding the right talent is critical to business success. Ansaro helps organizations improve hiring through data-driven decision-making: finding more top performers, reducing turnover, and improving the candidate experience.

Begin

BEGiN, the parent company of the Speakaboos

by Mark Ledbetter

Begin
  • May 29, 2018
BEGiN, the parent company of the Speakaboos and Homer early childhood literacy and language learning program, is on a mission to provide children the best educational start possible. The platform produces the industry’s highest engagement by combining two award-winning programs supporting “Love to Read” and “Learn to Read, and is the only company with two top 10 subscription services in the Kids and Education categories in the App Store and Google Play.

ClassDojo

ClassDojo give teachers, parents, and

by Mark Ledbetter

ClassDojo
  • May 27, 2018
ClassDojo give teachers, parents, and students the power to transform education from the ground-up, in every classroom in the world by making it easy to share everything more openly, more positively and more often. It is one of the fastest-growing and widely used education technology companies of all time, with millions of teachers and tens of millions of parents and students using it in more than 180 countries.

Clever

At the heart of the software and Big Data

by Mark Ledbetter

Clever
  • May 26, 2018
At the heart of the software and Big Data revolution underway in education, Clever makes using a school's technology faster, safer, and simpler than ever before. With Clever, learning applications get a platform to easily connect with schools and school districts have a central location to manage their technology. Today, half of K-12 schools in the U.S. trust Clever to secure their student data as they adopt learning software in the classroom, and the company works with more digital products and companies than any other platform in education aside from Apple.

CourseHero

Harnessing marketplace network effects and

by Mark Ledbetter

CourseHero
  • May 25, 2018
Harnessing marketplace network effects and the power of community crowdsourcing, Course Hero is an online learning platform that empowers students and educators to succeed through study tools and resources. Fueled by a passionate community of over 20 million students and educators who share their course-specific knowledge and educational resources, Course Hero offers the biggest and best library of study documents, expert tutors, customizable flashcards, and course advice. Course Hero is aligned with an increasing consumer preference for on-demand, unbundled, digital education resources among higher education’s key constituents. By connecting students and educators from over 11,000 colleges and universities, Course Hero continues to foster a more collaborative and personalized learning experience for students and educators around the world.

Coursera

A testament to the shift in learning &

by Mark Ledbetter

Coursera
  • May 24, 2018
A testament to the shift in learning & talent development towards “knowledge as a currency”, Coursera’s flexible platform empowers lifelong learners to skill up anytime, anywhere while building out a portfolio of stackable credentials. In just five years, the company has achieved massive scale – 31 million registered learners, 150 university partners -- and launched disruptive programs that cross over to professional & corporate training, including partnerships with industry leaders such as AT&T, L’Oréal, Air France, PayPal, and The Boston Consulting Group, to name a few. As one of the original Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platforms that skyrocketed to fame, Coursera has proven that it can harness the unprecedented opportunity in lifelong learning.

CreativeLive

Founded by one of the most influential

by Mark Ledbetter

CreativeLive
  • May 23, 2018
Founded by one of the most influential photographers of the last 20 years, CreativeLive is the go-to continuing education resource for creative professionals. A community of innovators and doers, CreativeLive is the world’s leading live, online classroom for creatives. Anyone can use the platform to take classes taught by the world's most inspiring instructors. With over 2 billion minutes of content consumed to date, CreativeLive now has 10 million users and counting.

Degreed

Degreed exists to discover, empower, and

by Mark Ledbetter

Degreed
  • May 22, 2018
Degreed exists to discover, empower, and recognize the next generation of the world’s expertise. Connecting all the resources people use to learn and grow, including corporate learning systems and millions of courses, videos, books, articles, podcasts, and subject experts from thousands of sources, Degreed provides people and businesses with the tools, analytics and feedback they need to stay ready for whatever’s next. With corporate customers that include Bank of America, Xerox, Red Bull, Unilever, Cisco, Kia Motors, Airbnb, and TripAdvisor, Degreed has received numerous accolades for its innovative platform, including the Gold Award from the Brandon Hall Group for Best Advance in Learning Management Technology, and the Silver Award for Learning Provider of the Year at the LPI awards in London.

Educents

Educents is a trusted marketplace  bringing

by Mark Ledbetter

Educents
  • May 21, 2018
Educents is a trusted marketplace  bringing thousands of individual content creators, small businesses, and ed-tech companies together. With an engaged community of educators and parents, the Educents platform enables access to innovative and fun educational products for classroom or home-based education. Specializing in innovative products created by a community of experts, the platform has already distributed over 2.5 million high-quality educational resources throughout the world.
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