News from Virtual Nerd
Virtual Nerd Named a Top Ten Tech Start-Up by ITEN
Hooray! ITEN announced its list of top ten regional start-ups, and we made the list. Check out the story in their January 2013 newsletter where they identify technology companies that are significantly growing their business as measured by hiring, revenue and attracting local and national investors. They also name the ITEN Fast Ten, recent start-ups showing great promise. Thanks for the honor! And a hearty congratulations to all of the companies named as an ITEN Top Tech Start-up for 2012!
Virtual Nerd College Edition
Virtual Nerd announced today the release of Virtual Nerd College Edition, enabling schools to bolster their pre-college math programs using our patent-pending technology. College students especially enjoy that they now have the ability to utilize our unique web-based video tutorial solution to support or replace remedial courses and prepare themselves for college-level math.
Lesson Planet Partnership
During the ISTE conference in San Diego CA, Virtual Nerd and Lesson Planet announced that teachers with a Lesson Planet account will now have access to Virtual Nerd's vast library of video tutorials for viewing in their interactive Dynamic Whiteboard instructional platform.
ACT Math and SAT Math Boot Camps
Now available from Virtual Nerd: ACT and SAT math boot camps. Join our 5-week guided study program to get brain-fit for your upcoming test.
Promethean Planet Partnership
In celebration of World Math Day Virtual Nerd announces new partnership with Promethean Planet. We are joining together to offer teachers unique and effective resource for use in the classroom.
New Nerd: Doug Roberts
Doug Roberts, former President of Educational Solutions Consulting, Joins Virtual Nerd as Vice President of Educational Partnerships.
Virtual Nerd School Edition
Virtual Nerd Launches School Edition to Help Teachers Deliver More Personalized Math Instruction.
Washington Learning Source Partnership
Virtual Nerd partners with Washington Learning Source to offer interactive supplemental instruction to Washington classrooms.
Coverage of Virtual Nerd Elsewhere
Maths Insider names Virtual Nerd "Best Online Math Program for High School (US) Students.
NewSchools Venture Fund
NewSchools Venture Fund Recognizes Virtual Nerd For Helping Advance Education Technology.
TechPoweredMath blogs about the benefits of Virtual Nerd's algebra boot camps. The 5-week guided study programs help students stay "math-fit" for only $19.
Moms Get Real
Moms Get Real says Virtual Nerd "makes a difference in student success".
SIIA Ed Tech Industry Summit
Virtual Nerd was selected to participate in SIIA's 2011 Ed Tech Industry Summit Incubator Program and won "Most Likely to Succeed in the Education Market" runner-up. Also selected by Blackboard for their Business Partner program.
On WGN Chicago, Leo offers his top 5 tips to help students prepare for big tests.
Michelle Fleury interviews Leo about the forthcoming Virtual Nerd app for Yahoo! Connected TV, as part of this BBC segment titled, "How internet is changing the way we watch television"
In a live interview at CES, Virtual Nerd is featured on CNN's segment Big i (ideas, innovations, imaginations) with Ali Velshi
School Tech Talk
"Easy-to-Understand Video Tutorials"
Lisa Hill reviews Virtual Nerd for School Tech Talk.
Leo's Guide to Homework Success at Any Age
SheKnows.com asked Virtual Nerd for homework help tips for every age group.
Virtual Nerd co-founder and expert tutor Leo Shmuylovich made a live appearance on the set of Boston's FOX25 with his tips for homework success.
Leo's 7 Tips for Homework Success
FamilyFirst.com shares Virtual Nerd co-founder's 7 tips for homework success.
WHDH NBC Boston
“Perfect to help with those tricky math problems.” Virtual Nerd is featured on Boston NBC Affiliate WHDH in "School Smarts: Hot homework sites"
Victor Romero interviews the founders of Virtual Nerd.
In her feature, Online help for homework stumpers, Marisa Cohen wrote this about Virtual Nerd: “These videos are super-high-tech and you can pause to hear deeper explanations.”
Parent Tested Parent Approved
Virtual Nerd awarded Seal of Approval by Parent Tested Parent Approved organization.
St. Louis Business Journal
The St. Louis Business Journal names Virtual Nerd co-founder Leo Shmuylovich to its 2010 list of “30 Under 30”.
New York Times
New York Times contributor Lora Kolodny posts about “Why Virtual Nerd Declined a $70,000 Competition Prize”
KMOV CBS St. Louis
KMOV's Larry Conners features Virtual Nerd in his piece about InnovateVMS, the venture mentoring service of Innovate St. Louis, in “Good News 4 a Change: Mentoring Entrepreneurs”
KSDK NBC St. Louis
Virtual Nerd is featured on KSDK's “Show Me St. Louis”
“Virtual Nerd: Helping students everywhere”
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Virtual Nerd is profiled in The St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
“Tutoring program adds a personal touch”
St. Louis Small Business Monthly
Virtual Nerd is featured in “The Success Factor”, highlighting six St. Louis start-ups and their founders.
St. Louis Commerce Magazine
Virtual Nerd is featured in an article about the Olin Cup business plan and entrepreneurship competition
St. Louis Small Business Monthly
Virtual Nerd is featured in an article about St. Louis ventures finding sources of funding
Washington University Record
Virtual Nerd wins Olin Cup business plan and entrepreneurship competition at Washington University in St. Louis