LearnLaunch Accelerator Alumni Update: Skookii

Former LearnLaunch Accelerator member Skookii makes it simple for schools to collect payment electronically for field trips, lunches, fundraising, athletics, clubs, and after-school programs, all at no cost to users. Since fully launching in May, 115 schools and youth organizations in Arizona have signed on, with hundreds more poised to follow suit, including some of the state’s largest district schools. Partnering with the Arizona Rural Schools Association this past summer also provided an avenue for increased clientele. Read More

LearnLaunch Accelerator Alumni Update: Authess

MIT-created edtech startup Authess, a member of LearnLaunchX Accelerator’s spring 2015 class, has created a product that submits candidates or current employees to complex, open-ended, job-specific problems rather than personality or aptitude tests. They believe their complex analyses of people’s actions in real-world scenarios will provide employers with the best indicator of how efficiently and competently one will perform in a given role, not just how well someone tests or how suitable his or her background is. Their product—based on machine learning and data analytics—can broaden opportunity, close skill gaps, and reduce organizational risk. Read More

LearnLaunch Accelerator Alumni Update: Knowledge to Practice

Knowledge to Practice (K2P), an early-stage technology startup with two years of dynamic performance in postgraduate medical education, delivers personalized and adaptive lifelong learning solutions. Their subscription model—shown to be three times as effective at increasing knowledge compared to leading competitors in this space—allows clinicians to keep their certification active, their knowledge of advancements current, and their patients content. Read More

LearnLaunch Accelerator Alumni Update: PlayPosit

PlayPosit (formerly eduCanon), an online learning environment transforming any online video into an active experience for students, has widened its scope to reach even more customers. Though their roots are still in K-12, they now support higher education, including over a dozen universities. Furthermore, while they maintain a strong pedagogical advantage in the market, they’ve also pivoted to include corporate clients, ensuring, for example, that all new employees at a company get the appropriate and most effective on-demand training. New permutations of the platform fitting each unique case have been built, yet the formula is still the same—make use of what keeps learners most engaged and results in the greatest learning outcomes. Read More

LearnLaunch Accelerator Alumni Update: QuadWrangle

QuadWrangle—a company designing tools for improved engagement and communication in alumni communities in the form of analytics for schools and personalized content for alumni—is poised for a big year ahead. This month they’re rolling out the web portal and email solutions to their platform to complement their mobile app and analytics tools that have been in-market for three years. Within the next four months, several of their new partners will be coming online. And in order to support and optimize this growth, there are expanding internally as well. Read More