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Announcing the Penn State EdTech Network - Dreamit Customer Immersion

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Announcing the Penn State EdTech Network - Dreamit Customer Immersion

September 29, 2016

The Penn State EdTech Network is excited to work in partnership with Dreamit to present a Customer Immersion at the Invent Penn State Venture and IP Conference on October 6th from 9 – 11 am. Presentations will be given by seven EdTech startups selected from hundreds of startups that applied to be part of the fall 2016 Penn State – Dreamit EdTech Accelerator. 

Penn State is hosting this event to provide the education and entrepreneurial community a first-look at these compelling startups as they focus on disciplines including K-12, presentation and speech skill development, and higher education learning through gameplay. The Customer Immersion will feature brief presentations, followed by product demonstrations, and an opportunity for startup representatives to network with those in attendance.

Selected faculty, staff, students, and entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to interact with the founders and leaders of these startups to learn more about their offerings at this event. We are excited to showcase the following startups at the Customer Immersion: 

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Chalk.com is a suite of productivity apps for K-12 teachers. Chalk.com solves the problems of lesson planning, assessment, and collaboration all designed with the teacher in mind. Tying these apps all together is a powerful predictive analytics engine that helps to drive student success.

Learnmetrics is a data analytics platform and interactive dashboard that can be used by teachers, schools, districts, and edtech vendors to see how students and classes are performing in real time. It effectively takes learning data and turns it into a GPS for organizational goals, operations, and outcomes. 

MPOWER Financing works with investors and universities to lend to high-potential students and provide them with access to the financial resources necessary to attend and get through college.

PenPal Schools connects over 100,000 students in 170 countries to learn together. PenPals ages 9 and up collaborate through a high-quality online platform to discover cultures and learn about global challenges while practicing essential communication and technology skills.

PikMyKid is a mobile app-based student management and communication system, which simplifies school dismissal process, reduces chaos, and eases traffic in the school neighborhoods, enhancing student safety all while letting parents and caretakers know the status of their children.

T3 Interactive is bringing hard data to soft skills training with PresentR. PresentR is the first software solution that provides both quantitative and qualitative feedback on communication skills, offering real-time feedback on the important non-verbal skills.

Wrainbo’s vision is to make learning engaging, effective, and economical for the global community. To realize the vision, Wrainbo has built a scalable learning and assessment platform that combines immersive mobile gameplay, practical job skill learning framework, and data-drive assessment.

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