- The education startup Always Prepped brought in $650,000 in new investment for its data consolidation and visualization business that pulls info from other learning platforms, such as Khan Academy and Engrade.
- The company recently released a beta version of its K-12-targeted product and is looking at a potential freemium model for the future.
- CEO Fahad Hassan hopes to see Always Prepped work across as many as seven different learning systems by the end 2012.
From the article:
"... The product is aimed at K-12 teachers, and depends on the continued growth of technology in the classroom. Educators are adopting an increasing number of tools to supplement traditional learning including streaming lecture site Khan Academy and open-source grade-book Engrade. But tracking each student’s performance in each platform can quickly become unwieldy. Always Prepped pulls data from those two e-learning products (with more on the way) and displays them over a single web-based dashboard. ..."