It’s never been easier to ask for money on the internet, with new crowdfunding platforms seemingly popping up every week. However, while the average crowdfunding platform makes it easy for people to fund the creation of cool new apps and gadgets we don’t really need, others try to raise money for good causes. One such platform is Celly Fundraisers.
Adelaide startup Makers Empire partners with Afinia 3D to distribute its learning program across North American schools
Adelaide 3D software and printing startup Makers Empire has partnered with Minnesota-based company Afinia 3D to sell its products in the North American education market.
While it would be fair to expect that students learn everything they need to from their classroom teachers, the reality is that tutoring has become a part of the daily ritual for many – and it doesn’t stop at high school.
The days of parents simply helping kids with a maths problem or two during homework time are gone. With studies showing a direct correlation between parental involvement in learning and a child’s grades, parents are are increasingly expected to play a larger role in their child’s education. Today We Learned, a Perth-based startup, wants to make the process easier for parents.
While Australian schools adopt technology at snail’s pace, EdTech startup Literatu takes Asia by storm
One of the fastest growing (and perhaps most under-recognised) EdTech startups in Australia is Literatu. Founded by Sydney-based entrepreneur Mark Stanley, Literatu has experienced tremendous growth, particularly in Asia. Literatu’s user count grew eight-fold from around 5,000 in early 2014 to over 42,000 by December 2014.
Australian software development company, 2and2, which specialises in educational games, has taken on the ambitious task to disrupt China’s education system through its newest offering, Fun Academy – a social mobile platform with a suite of learning games.