Washington D.C. (December 10, 2015),
Prepmagic.com, an innovative science education startup, was selected from a large pool of global applicants, by Software and Information Industry Association's (SIIA/ETIN) flagship Innovation Incubator Program. The 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.
SIIA's Innovation Incubator program is one of the earliest offerings to entrepreneurs who have new, innovative products in the ed tech market, it is also unique because it provides a peer review process by successful, established companies, then one-to-one mentorship to support the growth of the newest companies. It’s a great way for ETIN member companies to give back and help promote the next generation of creative solutions.
Innovation Incubator Program finalists were selected from the applicant pool based on key selection criteria, including:
- Ability to positively impact end users of the product
- Ability to succeed in the education technology market
- Level of originality and innovation
All Innovation Incubator finalists presented during the annual Education Business Forum (EBF), the leading business and finance conference for the K-12 and postsecondary education technology markets. The event was held on Dec. 8-9, 2015 at the AMA Executive Conference Center in New York City.
Prepmagic.com re-imagines how interactive simulations can be a driver of science teaching and learning. Prepmagic not only connects abstract STEM concepts to real world experiences but also allows the high school teachers to create custom interactive lessons and live formative assessments in both virtual and live classroom settings.
Prepmagic uniquely combines the power of interactive simulations, customizable contextual storytelling, and formative assessments, that make science teaching and learning not just fun and engaging but also encourages critical thinking and problem solving.To know more, signup on Prepmagic.com, or write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org for a school or district-wide site license offers.
The Software & Information Industry Association is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to the leading companies that are setting the pace for the digital age. The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) division of SIIA represents and supports developers of educational software applications, digital content, online learning.