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SIIA Awards Pioneers in Education Technology in Innovation Incubator Program
FANSchool, Inc., MathSpace, CatchOn, Recognized as Top Innovators at Industry Event
NEW YORK, NY (Dec. 9, 2015) – The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of SIIA recognizes the top innovative products in the education technology market as winners of the Innovation Incubator program. Winning products were presented at the Education Business Forum, the leading business and finance conference for the K-12 and postsecondary education technology market, held Dec. 8-9 in New York City.
- Most Innovative: FANSchool, Inc., Fantasy Geopolitics
- Most Likely to Succeed: MathSpace, MathSpace
- Most Innovative Runner-Up: MathSpace, MathSpace
- Most Likely to Succeed Runner-Up: CatchOn, CatchOn
Judges of the Innovation Incubator program assessed more than 40 applicants on a broad range of criteria. With input from educators and industry leaders across the country, ten participants and one alternate were selected as finalists for the program. Judges from the education technology industry selected the top four innovations at the Education Business Forum.
“This year, we are really pleased at the diversity of our Innovation Incubator participants.” said Karen Billings, vice president and managing director of ETIN. “We’ve seen a broad range of education technology products, as well as a very inclusive group of developers who are bringing these products to market.”
The Full list of Finalists:
The SIIA Innovation Incubator Program identifies and supports entrepreneurs in their development and distribution of innovative learning technologies. The program began in 2006 and has provided support for dozens of successful products and companies in their efforts to improve education through the use of software, digital content, and related technologies. The program is open to applicants from academic and non-profit institutions, pre-revenue and early-stage companies, as well as established companies with newly developed technologies.
ETIN (the Education Technology Industry Network of SIIA) is the leading voice for 200+ companies that provide software applications, digital content, online learning services and related technologies across the PK-20 sector. ETIN drives growth and innovation within the industry by providing leadership, advocacy, business development opportunities, government relations and critical ed tech market information. For more information, visit siia.net/etin.