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EdConnective: Teaching the Teacher

November 9, 2017

  Continuing in the line of education technology companies we have here at Startup Virginia, we are proud to present EdConnective. ​ Started by founder Will Morris while he was attending graduate school at the University of Pennsylvania, EdConnective provides an individualized approach to help teachers move from good, to great. He realized that the […]

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Arnold Kim: An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

October 25, 2017

Most of us have heard the saying: “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” but in the case of Arnold Kim, it turned out to be the truth. Arnold now runs the extremely successful website MacRumors.com, which gets more than 50 million page views per month, and is a valued mentor here at Startup Virginia. […]

Trilogy Mentors: The Hearts of Education

October 6, 2017

  There are so many ways technology can be integrated into a learning environment, but no one has really considered how to make it personal, until now. Trilogy Mentors is an education tech company here at Startup Virginia that aims to bring together the best parts of online tutoring, and the best parts of mentorship […]

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Meet MajorClarity: The Wizard Behind the Curtain

September 20, 2017

  It’s no secret that technology is taking over everything, so it should come as no surprise that this includes our schools. To many, this means interactive whiteboards and advanced computers, but it can be so much more than that. A little background first, for those of us who haven’t been in school for awhile; […]