Academic-earth

  • Ampush Media Acquires One Of Bill Gates’ Favorite Education Startups, Academic Earth

    Ampush Media Acquires One Of Bill Gates’ Favorite Education Startups, Academic Earth

    Ampush Media, an online marketing startup, has acquired Academic Earth, an online education video site that’s sort of like a “Hulu for Education” and a Bill Gates-favorite. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. As we’ve written in the past, Academic Earth is a user-friendly, curated platform for educational videos that allows anyone to freely access… Read More

  • YouTube EDU Launches, So Go Learn Something

    YouTube EDU launched today, an educational hub “volunteer project sparked by a group of employees who wanted to find a better way to collect and highlight all the great educational content being uploaded to YouTube by colleges and universities” according to a short blurb on the YouTube blog. The official announcement is apparently tomorrow. The site is aggregating videos from dozens… Read More

  • Academic Earth Is The Hulu For Education

    When Richard Ludlow was struggling in a linear algebra class at Yale, he scoured the internet for answers and stumbled upon a full video course available online from one of MIT’s mathematics professors, Gilbert Strang. He realized that there was an opportunity to create an easily accessible online platform for academic video courses and guest lectures, much like Hulu does for… Read More