MassageBook massage therapist directory announces partnership with ABMP

MassageBook announces an exclusive partnership with industry leading Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP), and aims to help consumers find skilled massage therapists locally. - After competing with a number of scheduling and massage practice management software solutions, MassageBook has been officially selected as ABMP’s preferred choice for its members. - With more than 80,000 [...]

Kajeet: At-Home Educational Broadband for Students

Last year at ISTE, one of our favorite companies was Kajeet. While they do have a great product, or interest in the company has much more to do with their mission. Kajeet is on a mission to offer educators - be it an individual teacher, a school, or even a school district - a means [...]

Osmo: Incorporating real-world objects into gaming

One of the things that we were most looking forward to seeing at FETC was Osmo. It not only met our expectations, but easily exceeded them. In a nutshell, Osmo is a gaming accessory/add-on for the iPad. The Osmo system blends the real-world with the digital world in 3 different exciting games: Each Osmo kit [...]

Lightning Grader: Grading Made Lightning Fast

Throughout the course of the last year or so - during our visits to FETC last year, AETC, ISTE, and NAESP - we have spoken with hundreds of teachers and administrators. We make it a point to ask these educators what they need and what is wrong with the education industry right now. As you [...]

Imprint Energy: Revolutionizing Wearables with Printed Batteries

As wearabes and other small devices are growing in popularity, the problem of power has taken center stage. As it stands right now, battery life is the number one factor limiting wearables. Batteries are the single largest and bulkiest component of every single wearable on the market right now. Thus, companies are forced to decide between [...]

John McAfee, Nolan Bushnell, & Brock Pierce Headline HCON

In April of this year, The Round House - The Startup Space in Opelika Alabama - is hosting what looks te be an awesome conference. #Hcon, from April 14th-16th 2015, already features an impressive lineup of speakers. While there are still more than 20 speakers to be announced, the list already includes: Nolan Bushnell - Founder of [...]

C.A.R.E. – Augmented Reality for Education

There were a lot of great companies and products at this years FETC. That said, for the most part, these products and companies weren't really showing off any groundbreaking new products. That is, except for C.A.R.E. - Core Augmented Reality Education. C.A.R.E. has built an awesome set of augmented reality challenges and lessons: C.A.R.E.‘s product suite [...]

Cool Cleveland Tech Company Heats Up At Florida Educational Technology Conference

For the second year in a row one of Cleveland's coolest companies, Lightning Grader, is exhibiting at the Florida Educational Technology Conference in Orlando Florida. The Florida Educational Technology Conference is the second largest (depending on who you talk to) educational technology conference in the country, only behind ISTE and to most, tied with TCEA. [...]

TractionVC: Affordable Growth Hacking

Growth hacking has been one of the trendier titles over the past few years. There are some good ones out there, but can a bootstrapped startup or small business really afford to pay the best? Well, we just came across an interesting new company that wants to help startup and SMBs grow, without breaking the [...]

HoloLens: Microsoft’s New Holographic Head-Set

On Wednesday, Microsoft announced a new product, and essentially, a whole new product segment: Microsoft HoloLens. The HoloLens is a head-set that is powered by Windows 10. Though it has the look of a Google Glass Oculus Rift hybrid, the HoloLens is a completely different sort of machine: It is, perhaps, easier to describe the new [...]