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School analytics startup Kickboard scores $2M to put student data to work

gigaom.com
Kickboard, a startup that gives teachers dashboards for tracking academic and behavioral data, is $2 million richer. On Wednesday, the New Orleans-based company said it had raised a Series A round of funding, bringing its total amount raised to $2.8 million.  The round was led by New Markets Venture Partners...
School analytics startup Kickboard scores $2M to put student data to work

Mendeley's open science and research platform hits 100 million API calls per month

thenextweb.com
London-based startup Mendeley, which provides a desktop and web program for managing and sharing research papers and collaborating online has hit a milestone as its database queries passes 100m API calls per month. More than 240 applications for research, visualisation, semantic markup and discovery get their data flow from the company...
Mendeley's open science and research platform hits 100 million API calls per month

With $20M Raised, MyEdu Launches New Tools To Help College Students Actually Connect With Employers

techcrunch.com
Launched in 2010, Austin-based MyEdu set out to help students reduce the cost of earning a college diploma and remove the friction from every aspect of the higher education process, from deciding on the right school to finding post-graduate employment. Since then, the startup has been methodically collecting data from...
With $20M Raised, MyEdu Launches New Tools To Help College Students Actually Connect With Employers

University of Florida embraces Internet2′s 100-gigabit network, launches new supercomputer

gigaom.com
Universities have been pioneer participants in developing and using the internet since its inception. Now, the consortium of education and research institutions known as Internet2 has reached another milestone, with the announcement that the University of Florida has implemented Internet2’s next-gen computing architecture, the Innovation Platform. The platform should bring...
University of Florida embraces Internet2′s 100-gigabit network, launches new supercomputer

Mendeley Throws Open the Doors to Academic Data

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Innovations in communications software and websites can be quite exciting. After the dust dies down, however, it's really not clear how much more information has been made available, how much more people can communicate, how much more thinking has been enabled. London-based Mendeley's offering up an Open API and making...
Mendeley Throws Open the Doors to Academic Data
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