JustLearn: Compact and modular aquaponic ecosystem for fun hands-on STEM experiences for K-12

*JustLearn develops compact and modular aquaponic ecosystems to fuse nature, technology and curricula into engaging and fun hands-on STEM experiences for K-12 students. What traction do you have so far? Completed Beta on May 2018 Supply chain for PlanetBox finalized About to run the Spring 2019 Pilot with 50+ K-12 educators 1000+ minutes of hands-on, Read More

ListenWise: The Sound of Progress

LearnLaunch Accelerator alum Listenwise is an award-winning listening skills platform used by thousands of teachers and more than 250,000 students. Their collection of podcasts and public radio stories provides teachers with real-world lessons while encouraging students to advance their literacy and learning skills via exposure to complex language and topics, learning strategies, and comprehension assessments. Read More

LearnLaunch Accelerator Alumni Update: Quill

The mission of former LearnLaunch accelerator company, Quill, is to provide free online tools to help the 30 million low-income K-12 students in the U.S. who struggle with writing. In addition to not having access to the best schools, their target students have most likely grown up in a digital world, which tends to encourage speed reading while hindering comprehension and attention to detail. Read More

Breakthrough Cohort Feature: CareAcademy

CareAcademy, Co-Founded by Helen Adeosun, educates caregivers to provide excellent care. Steve Shapiro, the lead Venture Partner for CareAcademy said, “I was drawn to CareAcademy first because I see it as solving a huge problem, as the largest single job in America is home health assistant and supplying and training this huge pool of candidates is critical for the stability of millions of families across the country. I was very enamored with the two entrepreneurs, Helen and Madhuri, and believe they have the conviction and perseverance to be successful.” Steve plans to use his experience negotiating contracts with large strategic partners to help CareAcademy scale quickly. Read More

LearnLaunch Accelerator Alumni Update: Sutori

HSTRY, originally marketed as an education tool for recounting major events in a more engaging and interactive way, has recently rewritten its own history by rebranding as Sutori. Sutori—a play on the Japanese word for story—more accurately presents the scope of their tool, which is not just a timeline generator but a free storytelling app that supports all media and is shared easily via email or social media. Read More