With 1M Users Now On Board, Learnist Brings Its “Pinterest For Learning” To Android

When <a target="_blank" href="">Grockit</a> first emerged back in 2008, it had set its sights on building a full-service, social learning service that would gi

Grockit Sells Social Learning Platform To Kaplan, Goes All-In On Learnist, Its “Pinterest For Education”

If you haven’t heard, some of the former giants of the education world haven’t been doing too well, particularly academic publishers, as evidenced by McGraw-Hill’s recent sale and Ce

Grockit Lands $20M From Discovery, Benchmark & Others To Bring Its New “Pinterest For Education” To The Masses

Social learning company <a target="_blank" href="">Grockit</a> announced today that it has raised a new round of strategic investment from Discovery Communications. In addition to

Class Is In Session, And Streaming Live On Grockit TV (50 Invites)

<img src=""> Educational startup <a href="">Grockit</a> is expanding its reach today from social learning to streaming

Grockit Hires A Badass Boy Scout From Google As CEO

<img src=""> Online learning site <a href="">Grockit</a> is scaling up its leadership team after raising <a href="http

Knewton Brings On Ex-AOLer David Liu As COO

<img src=""> Online learning startup <a href="">Knewton</a> has a new chief operating officer. <a href="h

Grockit Makes YouTube EDU More Useful

<img src=""> Online learning site <a href="">Grockit,</a> which <a href="

Grockit Scores $7 Million To Advance From Online Test Prep To The Academy

<img src=""> Online learning site <a href="">Grockit</a> raised another $7 million in a Series C financing today. Atlas V

After Near-Death Experience, Grockit And Its CEO Come Back Strong (Screenshots)

<img src="" width="150" height="200" /> Sitting across from Grockit CEO <a href="">Farb Ni

Knewton Takes Adaptive Learning To The Next Level

<img src="" /> Textbooks are so yesterday. Yet student backpacks are still weighed down by them. Replacing those textbooks wit

Yammer Takes Top Prize At TechCrunch50

<a><img src="" alt="" /></a> Three jam-packed days, and 52 startup demos later, we finally have a winner for this year's TechC

TC50: Grockit, The Multiplayer Learning Game That's Better Than Any Practice Test

<a href=""><img src="" class="shot2" /></a> <a href="">Grockit</a>, the mysterious on

Virtual Worlds Are So Hot Right Now: $345 Million Invested So Far This Year

I feel like today is Virtual World Day. We started off the morning covering the public beta launch of Vivaty, then Second Life and IBM announced that they bridged two virtual worlds, and Google launch

Grockit Gets $8 Million More For Mysterious Learning Game

We don’t know much about Grockit. The company is creating a new way to get people to learn online, and has spent the last year working away in stealth mode. Whatever it is, it’s apparently

Starts-Ups Change How Students Study for Tests

Anyone who’s applied to college has dealt with the frustration of standardize testing. With the cost of failure so high, parents and grads continue to spend a lot of cash on test preparation to

Grockit Raises Cash, Prepares "Massive Multiplayer Online Learning" Product.

When we last wrote about San Francisco based Grockit, in late 2006, they were unfunded. Their business idea of holding low-cost GMAT prep courses over Webex was just getting off the ground. Now they a

Grockit Helps MBA Hopefuls Study For The GMAT

Entrance exam preparation is costly and not exactly what I’d call fun. A company that launched on Monday called Grockit is dropping costs and making the process a bit easier to get through. Groc