Knewton

Type: Company
Name: Knewton
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Big Data for Poor Students

Exit from comment view mode. Click to hide this spaceWASHINGTON, DC – Countries need skilled and talented people to generate the innovations that underpin long-term economic growth. This is as true in developed as it is in developing economies. But it ... [Published Project Syndicate - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

'I Can't Recognize Everyone Anymore': Life at a Fast-Growing Startup

UTCEarly employees are the backbone of most startups. They buy their own desks, they establish the culture, they interview future hires and they maintain the culture as the company grows. They jump on the proverbial rocket ship and work, work, work — ... [Published Mashable - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Top 20 Recent Educational Technology Tools

The industry of educational technology is taking a huge swing, so it’s nearly impossible to pay attention to all new projects, tools, and concepts that appear nearly every day.With the right combination of tools, all students and teachers can start using ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 3 reports

Sanoma and Knewton to bring adaptive learning solutions to K-12 classrooms across Europe

April 11 , 2014Sanoma Learning, one of Europe's learning companies, and Knewton, the global provider of adaptive learning technology, announced plans to bring next generation adaptive K-12 courses to Europe providing teachers with tools to help analyse ... [Published Outsell Inc - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies In Education

1. DonorsChoose.orgFor teaching government a thing or two about education reform. Most of us can agree that the U.S. school system is a mess: State education budgets are shrinking, while businesses' expectations for job preparedness are ever rising. Charles ... [Published Fast Company - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Fasten Your Seat Belt: A Big Data List with Some Surprises

I read “ The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Big Data .” I am not sure if this Fast Company article is news, content marketing, or analysis for the Silicon Valley set. I found the list of companies that apparently are going to get a chunk ... [Published Beyond Search - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Grade Schoolers Should Be Paid to Go to School

The recent ruling by the Chicago office of the National Labor Relations Board granting Northwestern University football players the right to unionize begins the process of peeling back the convenient fiction that Division I football players are “student ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Video: 'We Have More Data about Our Students Than Any Company Has about Anything'

Learning company Knewton joined the White House's education "datapalooza" in 2012 and showed what may be the future of education: Software that intimately maps your brain and habits."We literally know everything about what you know and how you learn best, ... [Published Heartlander Magazine - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 3 reports

Microsoft and Knewton partner up to bring adaptive learning to publishers & schools

March 13 , 2014Education technology startup Knewton has clinched a major partnership with Microsoft. Knewton provides an open API for adaptive learning, an insidery term for computing that helps students learn at their own pace. According to the terms ... [Published Outsell Inc - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 2 reports

BVP leads Series B round for BrightBytes

BrightBytes said Wednesday that it has raised $15 million in Series B funding. Bessemer Venture Partners led the round with participation from return backers that include Rethink Education and Learn Capital. Headquartered in San Francisco, BrightBytes ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Jan 13 2014 - Updated Jan 13 2014 - 1 reports

Knewton Adds Cengage to Content Pool

Adaptive learning is a fast-growing software technology that not only tracks student use of a wide variety of contentfrom K-12 and higher education to continuing educationbut also evaluates learning, identifies students strengths and weaknesses, ameliorates ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jan 13 2014]
First reported Dec 20 2013 - Updated Dec 21 2013 - 3 reports

Newly profitable Knewton raises $51M for personalized learning

Jose Ferreira, CEO of Knewton When we were children, most teachers taught to the middle — if you picked up concepts too slowly or quickly, you fell behind. These days, a new “personalized learning” trend has emerged, which offers teachers a better ... [Published Venturebeat - Dec 20 2013]

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"Over the past five years, we have seen tremendous growing interest in education innovation. This interest stems from all stakeholders including educators, policy makers, entrepreneuers, and investors. Today it is clear that education matters not only for how an individual performs, but also for how a company succeeds, and for that matter, how a country evolves" commented Michael Moe, founder and CEO of GSV Capital
...Nova wants to make sure this new generation of scientists is ready to take on the world. "Big data is fundamentally changing the way scientists do research" says Connolly
...to the information and resources that will prepare them for the challenges of pursuing an MBA," said Daniel Mecher, Beat The GMAT product manager. "This scholarship is part of that commitment and we're thrilled to offer it again this year."
"We literally know everything about what you know and how you learn best, everything," said Knewton CEO Jose Ferreira. "Because we have five orders more magnitude of data about you than Google has. We literally have more data about our students than any company has about anything, and it's not even close."

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Big Data for Poor Students [Published Project Syndicate - 5 hours ago]
GSV Capital Corp. to Host Fifth Annual ASU + GS... [Published Benzinga.com - Apr 17 2014]
'I Can't Recognize Everyone Anymore': Life at a... [Published Mashable - Apr 15 2014]
Top 20 Recent Educational Technology Tools [Published Examiner.com - Apr 14 2014]
Sanoma and Knewton to bring adaptive learning s... [Published Outsell Inc - Apr 12 2014]
Sanoma and Knewton to bring adaptive learning s... [Published Noodls - Apr 11 2014]
Sanoma and Knewton to bring adaptive learning s... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Apr 11 2014]
Sanoma and Knewton to bring adaptive learning s... [Published EuroInvestor - Apr 11 2014]
Imagining the classroom of the future [Published Sonoma Index-Tribune - Apr 09 2014]
The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies In... [Published Fast Company - Apr 04 2014]
Education Investors, Startups Hopeful Following... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 03 2014]
Fasten Your Seat Belt: A Big Data List with Som... [Published Beyond Search - Mar 31 2014]
Grade Schoolers Should Be Paid to Go to School [Published Inside Higher Ed - Mar 28 2014]
Civitas brings completion-oriented big data to ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Mar 27 2014]
Hobsons Announces 2014 Beat The GMAT Scholarshi... [Published Digital Journal - Mar 26 2014]
Video: 'We Have More Data about Our Students Th... [Published Heartlander Magazine - Mar 19 2014]
2014 ASSummit to feature Gov. Jeb Bush, Earvin ... [Published Finwin - Mar 17 2014]
GSV Capital's CEO Discusses Q4 2013 Results - E... [Published Seeking Alpha - Mar 14 2014]
Microsoft and Knewton partner up to bring adapt... [Published Outsell Inc - Mar 14 2014]
GSV Capital Corp. Reports Fourth Quarter and Fi... [Published Benzinga.com - Mar 13 2014]
Microsoft and Knewton partner up to bring adapt... [Published Venturebeat - Mar 13 2014]
Microsoft and Knewton partner up to bring adapt... [Published Venturebeat - Mar 13 2014]
BVP leads Series B round for BrightBytes [Published PE Hub Blog - Mar 12 2014]
BrightBytes Expands Educational Footprint: Rais... [Published 3 WRCB-TV - Mar 12 2014]
Microsoft Takes A Stand On Student Privacy With... [Published TheStreet.com - Mar 12 2014]
Microsoft takes a stand on student privacy with... [Published Microsoft Press Releases - Mar 12 2014]
Educators, Entrepreneurs Connect at South by So... [Published Education Week - Mar 11 2014]
How Big Data Will Haunt You Forever: Your High ... [Published Nextgov.com - Mar 11 2014]
How big data will haunt you forever: your high ... [Published Quartz - Mar 11 2014]
'Learning Menus' Empower Students to Tailor Cur... [Published Education Week - Mar 10 2014]
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Education Investors, Startups Hopeful Following... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 03 2014]
The world of educational technology startups–while rapidly expanding– is small enough that one IPO can have a big impact on the hopes and dreams of entrepreneurs and investors in the sector. Getty Images With the recent IPO of  2U Inc. , those interested ...
Fasten Your Seat Belt: A Big Data List with Som... [Published Beyond Search - Mar 31 2014]
I read “ The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Big Data .” I am not sure if this Fast Company article is news, content marketing, or analysis for the Silicon Valley set. I found the list of companies that apparently are going to get a chunk ...
Microsoft and Knewton partner up to bring adapt... [Published Venturebeat - Mar 13 2014]
Above: Knewton's chief executive Jose Ferreria Image Credit: InsideHigherEd Education technology startup Knewton has clinched a major partnership with Microsoft. Knewton provides an open API for “adaptive learning,” an insidery term for computing ...
BVP leads Series B round for BrightBytes [Published PE Hub Blog - Mar 12 2014]
BrightBytes said Wednesday that it has raised $15 million in Series B funding. Bessemer Venture Partners led the round with participation from return backers that include Rethink Education and Learn Capital. Headquartered in San Francisco, BrightBytes ...
Founders Fund raises $1 bln for fifth fund [Published PE Hub Blog - Mar 06 2014]
San Francisco-based Founders Fund , an investor in Palantir Technologies, Practice Fusion, Ripple Labs, Twilio and others, announced it has raised $1 billion for its fifth fund. The firm raised $625 million for its fourth fund, which closed in December ...
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Sanoma and Knewton to bring adaptive learning s... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Apr 11 2014]
Microsoft takes a stand on student privacy with... [Published Microsoft Press Releases - Mar 12 2014]
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