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Supercool School
San Francisco
CEO of Supercool School, Inc.
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What is education? It is an easy question with an answer we know but most of us including myself don't understand. Exactly what our education teaches us: knowledge without purpose. It confuses me ... Is Education a way to earn... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2010 at Supercool School
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Original Post by Bjoern Lasse Herrmann Technology education startups are aspiring to be moderately popular in the last couple months. I have the pleasure to be surrounded by couple them. Recent comments by Bill Gates or the Kauffman Foundation stating... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2010 at Supercool School
Original Post by Bjoern Lasse Herrmann Technology education startups are aspiring to be moderately popular in the last couple months. I have the pleasure to be surrounded by couple them. Recent comments by Bill Gates or the Kauffman Foundation stating... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2010 at Supercool School
Guestpost by Diego Alcaino Jack Dorsey recently visited Chile. He was impressed by the effectiveness to which Chileans put Twitter to use (after the earthquake that hit on February 26th, 2010) in building aid/recovery endeavors. Chilean entrepreneurs are quickly building on international platforms up top of their long experience in dealing with social innovation has turned them into resourceful-savvy entrepreneurs. There is a rising, untapped young group of talent that is strongly leveraging this expertise with an optimalengineering and computer science background. 
The possible transformation when international ideas access local human capacity has a socioeconomic disruptive potential, and we are... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2010 at Startup School
Startup School student Aleksandra Markova was interviewed by Alena Popova the Global Tech Symposium in Stanford. This interview is in Russian. The original post can be found here: http://www.alenapopova.ru/runet/russkie-v-kremnievoj-doline-vzglyad-iznutri.html Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2010 at Startup School
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I had the pleasure talking with Aron Solomon yesterday. I was very impressed by the new project he is currently leading: the THINK Global School. Although the project is still in its beginnings - the message is simple and powerful:... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2010 at Supercool School
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The last two weeks were amazing. Supercool School received an enormous amount of love & helpful criticism from around the globe. Thank you! We tripled our schools in just a couple days to more than 400. With learners from more... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2010 at Supercool School
(for questions contact me at bjoern@supercoolschool.com) I see myself often in sheer awe listening like a child to passionate hackers like our friends Taso Du Val or David Weekly. I truly admire engineers who have this playful vision that goes... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2010 at Supercool School
PRESS RELEASE MARCH 23, 2010 PALM DESERT, CA; Starting an online school is one click away – new education platform for the masses launches at DEMO Spring 2010 Supercool School, a white label online education platform is about to give... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2010 at Supercool School
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Imagine a world without factory workers and farmers. But instead a society of happy & educated people with 10+ lifelong professions. People who start as nanotech engineers, work as taxi drivers while they launch a biotech startup and retire as... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2010 at Supercool School
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We're very excited to announce that Supercool School is going to be presenting at Demo Spring 2010 this coming Tuesday at 3:11pm PT. You can watch the livestream directly at http://www.demo.com . If you're a supercool supporter wish us good... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2010 at Supercool School
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Mar 15, 2010
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Yesterday I was torn back from the future of education in todays reality of education when I stumbled in a demonstration against the 17 Billion cuts for schools and colleges in California. I am amazed how anybody could even consider... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2010 at Supercool School
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Journalism is experiencing a major paradigm shift. User generated content, social media and social networks are destroying the landscape of journalism as we know it and open many new opportunities. This is an exclusive Interview we made with Carlye Adler on Startup School. She is an award-winning journalist with a specialty for startups. She contributed to BusinessWeek, Wired, FastCompany, TIME, FORTUNE, etc. 1. What is your personal experience with the importance of personal branding as a journalist? There are, and always have been, a significant number of very successful journalists who are their own brands. As bloggers continue to achieve... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2010 at Startup School
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Mike is a friend who we got to know through Sandbox. He is the founder of Sparkseed - an accelerator for social entrepreneurs. The Sparkseed School kicked off with a fantastic webinar on funding with Tom Suddes that I recommend... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2010 at Supercool School
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STELI EFTI – COMMODITIZING EDUCATION: HOW FUTURE SCHOOLS ARE GOING TO BE BUILT WITH ONE CLICK! by BILL ERICKSON on FEBRUARY 2, 2010 About the Talk: The old education infrastructure is what’s holding the world back from moving forward and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2010 at Supercool School
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We've seen great growth in the first month since we opened up our platform to the public. Today after only a couple of weeks over 60 next generation schools have been created on the Supercool School platform. What we learned... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2010 at Supercool School
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We've seen great growth in the first month since we opened up our platform to the public. Today after only a couple of weeks over 60 next generation schools have been created on the Supercool School platform. What we learned talking to our first end consumer customers is that many of them want to turn their online schools to education businesses and monetize parts of their content/classes as soon as possible. This means that we are going to focus on integrating a payment system on every school to enable school owners to easily monetize their schools and participate in the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2010 at Startup School
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A couple days ago Octav Druta, co-founder of Trigwee contacted me and told me about his dream of learning an ancient Chinese game called GO. He wrote: ...I felt that I should experience this mysterious game some day. With time,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2010 at Supercool School
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Brandon joined the team and the supercool movement for better education. The following interview is dedicated to him: Before you start reading ... you should start the soundtrack that goes along with that post. Click here to get to Brandons... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2010 at Supercool School
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Supercool School wants to give people worldwide access to education by empowering educators and people who want to become educators to build their own schools. Educators 2.0 is an aspiring school built on the Supercool School platform for educators from... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2010 at Supercool School
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Imagine to accelerate Haiti's recovery process from 30 to 10 years. This is what HAITIREACT is striving for. We are very proud to support Haiti recovery process by donating our technology. Thanks to all the people who committed to support... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2010 at Supercool School
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We're happy to announce that we are going to participate at this years CO10 Online Conference :) You can see the two session that Supercool School is going to be holding below. Hope to see you at the event :)... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2010 at Supercool School
Our good friend Justin Brandon has been deeply involved with Haiti and was one of the people behind the documentary "Road to Fondwa". He and his team decided to made the full film available online to help raise funding and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2010 at Supercool School