Tagged: stem

Ahead of the Curve: Opportunities that Deliver Extraordinary Returns for Investors

Imagine if the going rate for your iPad 2 was $100 trillion. Apart from costing five times the GDP of the United States, such a device would be almost impossible to manufacture in a sustainable manner. In the 1940s, however, the technology needed to power… Read More

Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh: Greetings from Cryptography & Cybersecurity D.C. Summer Camp

Cryptography and cybersecurity studies are not just for college and graduate students. iD Tech, a leading STEM camp provider for kids and teens nationwide, has launched a Cryptography & Cybersecurity course for teens at four iD Tech Camps locations in the D.C. area. The summer course teaches students the… Read More

Brief: Duke Energy Teams up With DonorsChoose For STEM Classroom Crowdfunding Challenge

On Tuesday, Duke Energy announced it has teamed up with DonorsChoose for a new classroom crowdfunding challenge. The company is set to match up to $200,000 to help Ohio and Kentucky teachers bring STEM projects (science, technology, engineering, and math) to the classrooms. Sharing details about… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter Celebrates STEM Projects By Hosting Event in Brooklyn Headquarters

Earlier this week, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter held a STEM event at its headquarters. It was revealed that those who attended the special event were able to enjoy some children-focused games that were all about programming. During an interview with Engadget, Kickstarter’s director of media relations… Read More

Science Education Company Empiribox Returns to Crowdcube Seeking More Expansion Funds

Empiribox, a UK-based educational company, has launched its second equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise 125,000 to continue expansion. The company noted that it not only provides the proper tools to teaching science, but also aims to equip 7-11-year-olds, particularly girls, with an understanding… Read More

buddingSTEM Creator Shares Details About Science-Inspired Girl Clothing & Kickstarter Campaign With GeekWire

On Wednesday (March 11th), Seattle mothers Jennifer Muhm and Malorie Catchpole took to crowdfunding giant Kickstarter to raise $50,000 for their new all-girl clothing line, buddingSTEM. buddingSTEM is notably unique because it is a complete line of girls’ clothes celebrating science, space, dinosaurs, and basically helps to drop the… Read More

Great Parents Academy Launches Rockethub Campaign to Increase STEM Workers in U.S.

By 2018, the United States is expected to have 2.4 million unfilled jobs within the Science, Technologies, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields. To help curtail these numbers, on Tuesday (October 28th), Great Parents Academy announced the launch of a RocketHub crowdfunding campaign to provide low-income students across the country with the company’s flagship… Read More

STEM Virtual Reality Game Controller Hits Crowdfunding Goal on First Day

STEM virtual reality game controller set a crowdfunding goal of raising $250,000 this past Thursday and they hit this goal on the same day.   Standing at almost $500,000 only a few days into their campaign, the STEM system has the potential to enter the… Read More

BigLeap Launches First Campaign On New Crowdfunding Platform For Social Good

BigLeap has just launched a new crowdfunding platform for social good campaigns. These campaigns are referred to as “challenges.” Historically, incentive challenges and competitions with significant prizes or rewards have resulted in quantum-leap progress and innovation. Traditionally only a select few large organizations have used… Read More

12 Year Old Launches Research Project On FundAGeek

Josie Baudendistel is working with Dr. Eric Benbow, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Dayton. She has been an author on three conference presentations in association with Dr. Benbow and is now crowdfunding further research on how opossums see in the… Read More