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Now Out Of Beta, Tykoon Teaches Kids (And Parents) About Managing Finances

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NYC-based financial services startup for families, Tykoon, is exiting its private beta and is launching its first mobile app for iPhone. The company, which aims to change the ways kids think about and use money, is more that your typical allowance tracker application – it’s a platform for earning, saving,...
Now Out Of Beta, Tykoon Teaches Kids (And Parents) About Managing Finances

The Good, Bad & Ugly Truth of Financial Literacy

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The Good, Bad & Ugly Truth of Financial Literacy

What's the Future of the Digital Classroom?

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As technology becomes more available in classrooms, education firm EverFi is trying to use games to teach students life skills like financial literacy. EverFi founder and CEO Tom Davidson joins digits....
What's the Future of the Digital Classroom?

Want your ed-tech product to survive? EverFi's Tom Davidson says to think about a distributed work force

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For every seemingly (key word) useless thing we learn in high school, whether it’s the Pythagorean theorem, the difference between ionic and covalent bonds, or just what in the hell “onomatopoeia” means, there’s something applicable to so-called (key phrase) “real life” that goes untaught, such as the importance of...
Want your ed-tech product to survive? EverFi's Tom Davidson says to think about a distributed work force

Wall Street Survivor Gamifies Financial Education With Help From Bunchball

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If you’re someone who thinks gamification is just a fad, you may want to look away now. To be clear, Bunchball isn’t just jumping on the latest buzzword. The company was founded to deliver gamification tools all the way back in 2005 — founder and Chief Product Officer Rajat Paharia...
Wall Street Survivor Gamifies Financial Education With Help From Bunchball

Activision Blizzard CEO Kotick Joins Coca-Cola Board

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Coca-Cola announced today it had appointed Bobby Kotick, CEO of videogame publisher Activision Blizzard, to its board. Kotick, 48, has previous boardroom experience, having served as a Yahoo director from 2003 to 2008. “Bobby brings an entrepreneurial mindset and a high level of financial literacy and digital knowledge to our...
Activision Blizzard CEO Kotick Joins Coca-Cola Board

Some Thoughts On An Innovation Agenda

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Over the past few weeks we've been running this little experiment with Darrell West of the Governance Studies program of the Brookings Institution to crowdsource ideas, feedback and insights into how the federal government can go about promoting an innovation economy. I wanted to use this Labor Day "off-day" to...
Some Thoughts On An Innovation Agenda

Calculating Your Life-Time Income

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This article is by staff writer Adam Baker. Baker recently released an online guide entitled, Unautomate Your Finances. J.D.’s note: According to Facebook, today is Baker’s birthday. Happy birthday, Adam! In continuing celebration of Financial Literacy Month, my GRS contributions throughout April are covering basic techniques to raise your financial...
Calculating Your Life-Time Income

Meet Agent Piggy, a startup that aims to teach kids how to be responsible with their money

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Today at the TNW Latin American conference in Sao Paulo, Agent Piggy announced and released its new design, and stated that it is now available in Portuguese. Agent Piggy takes banking to kids aged 5 to 15 years old, allowing them to learn how to mange money, sans risks, from a...
Meet Agent Piggy, a startup that aims to teach kids how to be responsible with their money

DailyWorth Teams Up With Mint.com To Help Women Turn Financial Advice Into Action

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In March of last year, DailyWorth, the personal finance community for women, raised $850K from Robin Hood Ventures, Eric Schmidt’s TomorrowVentures, Howard Lindzon’s Social Leverage, 500 Startups, and more. And, in January, the startup added $2 million more. Not unlike its cohort LearnVest — which has raised a healthy $25...
DailyWorth Teams Up With Mint.com To Help Women Turn Financial Advice Into Action
Edtech startup lifts heavy weight of loans off student shoulders

D.C.-based EverFi lands $10 million from tech executives

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Executives from several of the country's largest technology companies have bankrolled a $10 million investment in District-based EverFi, a start-up that provides online tutorials for students on topics such as financial literacy, alcohol consumption and cyberbullying. Read full article >>...
D.C.-based EverFi lands $10 million from tech executives
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