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Echo360, global leader in campus-wide active learning and lecture capture solutions, today announced the recipients of its annual research grant program. As the only research effort of its kind to explore the impact of active learning technology on today's academic setting, Echo360 expanded this year's program to include six, $10,000 grants.
HelloWallet today announced the launch of an online Financial Wellness Assessment diagnostic tool, available on the HelloWallet web site. The diagnostic will allow employers to evaluate the financial well-being of their workforce.
SparkPeople.com, America’s largest diet and fitness website and one of the largest healthy living sites, today announced that it has teamed up with Entertainment Radio Network (ERN) to launch SparkPeople Radio, a weekly, one-hour branded show available onSparkPeople.com, ERNLive.com, Aha Radio, iTunes, and Stitcher.
Booker Achieves Triple Digit Revenue Growth For Fourth Year; Expands Leadership Team and Office Space; Fast Growing NYC Startup Makes Strategic New Hires from Global Technology Leaders to Drive Continued Innovation and Expansion
Nov. 13, 2012 - GramercyOne, a service management platform (SMP) that unifies operations and automated marketing on a single cloud-based system, changed its name to Booker, to simplify its brand and align with the company's focus on helping service-based businesses run and grow successfully. The company also launched a pilot for Deal Maker, an enhancement to Booker's automated marketing component. Deal Maker brings yield management and dynamic pricing to local service businesses by identifying, promoting, and filling off-peak appointments.
Nov. 9, 2012 - ePals Corporation, an education media company and the world's leading safe social learning network, today announced its new free Common Core Implementation Center (CCIC). In a time when school districts are cash-strapped, the CCIC is designed to meet educators' needs with a broad range of flexible online communication tools and rigorous project-based learning resources that will enable teachers to teach and students to learn the new Common Core English Language Arts State Standards.
Nov. 7, 2012 – Echo360 announced today that it has acquired LectureTools, Inc., a learning technology company that enables professors to make their teaching more interactive. Founded by a professor from the University of Michigan, LectureTools provides professors with an authentic and easy-to-use solution that enhances lectures with digital content, provides real-time feedback from students, measures learning and facilitates online collaboration. The LectureTools system will be seamlessly integrated with the award-winning Echo360 lecture capture and blended learning platform to provide a unique option for institutions seeking to immediately improve and extend their on-campus experience.
Oct. 16, 2012 - FedBid, Inc., the fully-managed online marketplace revolutionizing commerce, announced the appointment of top marketing expert and thought leader, Susan L. Bostrom, to its Board of Directors. Bostrom brings more than 25 years of multifaceted marketing and business leadership experience to FedBid’s Board, including from her recent position as Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Cisco Systems, Inc.
Oct. 9, 2012 - ePals Corporation , an education media company andthe world's leading safe social learning network, today announced thelaunch of the ePals World Elections Center, designed to involvestudents in a range of interactive activities to help them learnabout election processes, candidates and issues globally.
Oct. 9, 2012 - Zipcar, Inc., the world's leading car sharing network, is adding dozens of new schools to its popular University program this fall, and now offers campus car sharing at more than 300 colleges and universities throughout North America. Zipcar continues to be the leading choice for car sharing programs among colleges and universities, and the combination of benefits Zipcar provides - cost savings, convenience and fun for students, along with practical and cost saving options for universities-- is helping drive the rapid expansion of Zipcar on campuses across the country.
Oct. 4, 2012 - Today, SparkPeople.com, America’s largest diet and fitness website with nearly 10 million monthly unique visitors, and Fitbit, the market leader in the Digital Health & Fitness category, announced a partnership that enables SparkPeople’s members to automatically upload their fitness activity captured on Fitbit activity trackers to their SparkPeople fitness personal profiles without having to manually log their activity. The Fitbit partnership marks the first time that Sparkpeople will integrate data from a partner into their dashboard.
Oct. 1, 2012 - Portico(TM) by Exclusive Resorts(R) announced today the addition of 19 private residences in nine new destinations to its global portfolio, providing the most comprehensive collection of vacation homes in 60 of the most sought-after locales around the world. Boasting more than 150 highly-vettedhomes and villas, Portico offers a new, effortless way for families to vacation, by combining the service of a world-class resort with the space and value of a luxury villa.