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Mobile: The Asian Mobile Gaming Invasion

BlockChalk Draws $1 Million In Seed Financing From Schachter, Battery, And Founder Collective

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Geo-messaging startup BlockChalk raised $1 million in seed financing from an impressive group of investors, including Delicious founder Joshua Schachter, Lotus founder Mitch Kapor, the Founder Collective, Battery Ventures, Harrison Metal, Josh Stylman, Tom McInerney, and David Liu. Schachter, in particular, has been investing heavily in geo startups (he...
BlockChalk Draws $1 Million In Seed Financing From Schachter, Battery, And Founder Collective
How China's Foursquare plans to evolve with a 300M-pound gorilla in the room

Klout Acquires Local And Mobile Neighborhood App Blockboard

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Flush with new capital, Klout, the startup that measures influence on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Foursquare, Google+ and other social apps, is making its first acquisition. Klout is purchasing mobile and local neighborhood app Blockboard. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Blockboard develops a neighborhood app through which...
Klout Acquires Local And Mobile Neighborhood App Blockboard

Adaptive learning startup Knewton takes its biggest step yet in K-12 education

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You might not be familiar with the Knewton name but, if you have school-age children, they may soon be getting to know Knewton technology.  That’s because the company just announced a major partnership with education publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) that will bring its adaptive learning technology to millions of...
Adaptive learning startup Knewton takes its biggest step yet in K-12 education
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Anonymous Mobile Social Network Gets Venture Backing

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BlockChalk, the anonymous location-based social networking service, just announcedthat it is now a venture-backed startup. BlockChalk's investors include Battery Ventures, Mitch Kapor, Harrison Metal, Founder Collective, Joshua Schachter, Josh Stylman, Tom McInerney, and David Liu. The company, which focuses on giving neighborhoods a a forum to share information, plans to...
Anonymous Mobile Social Network Gets Venture Backing

Assistly Grabs $2.2 Million From True Ventures And Howard Lindzon’s Social Leverage

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Assistly, a startup that’s looking to provide businesses with a robust platform for engaging customers on everything from email to Facebook and Twitter, has just raised $2.2 million in series A funding from True Ventures and Howard Lindzon’s new investment fund Social Leverage. We first caught wind of Assistly back...
Assistly Grabs $2.2 Million From True Ventures And Howard Lindzon’s Social Leverage
How Gaming Companies With Ties to the West Are Taking on the Red Dragon

Dept. of Ed. taps online learning startup Knewton for at-risk youth program

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Over the past few years, education technology startup Knewton has helped mostly college students improve their skills across a range of subjects with its digital learning program that adapts in real-time to students’ performance and activity on the system.  Now, the Department of Education is looking to Knewton to help replicate its...
Dept. of Ed. taps online learning startup Knewton for at-risk youth program

Knewton partners with education publishing giant to bring online learning to millions of students

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Education technology startup Knewton just clinched a partnership with publishing giant Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) that it claims will impact 5 million students by the end of the year. The company develops online learning tools that can be adapted to each learner’s...
Knewton partners with education publishing giant to bring online learning to millions of students

Knewton teams up with Macmillan to bring adaptive learning beyond K-12 and higher ed

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Education technology startup Knewton just inked another deal with a major education publisher. But, for the first time, the initial audience for its partnership with Macmillan isn’t high school or college students — it’s for adults around the world learning English. Since launching in 2008, the adaptive learning company, which...
Knewton teams up with Macmillan to bring adaptive learning beyond K-12 and higher ed
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