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FOTE14 Pitchfest Finalist: Fluency

Fluency is a digital skills learning platform that helps young people get into work in the digital industry. We believe that digital skills are job skills and that every young person, no matter what their background, has the potential to be digitally fluent and take their place in the economy. We teach our learners skills […]

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FOTE14 Pitchfest Finalist: Keywords English

Keywords English is a female-led, EdTech startup at the intersection of technology and education. We harness mobile technology to deliver a personalised learning experience for each student, irrespective of their socio-economic background, learning ability, or location of the school. Such innovation is conducted in partnership with proven research-based practices in order to deliver core deliverables […]

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FOTE14 Pitchfest Shortlist

We had some great responses to our first ever start-up pitchfest and are very excited to share with you the names of the 10 that made the shortlist. Each start-up will have 3min to pitch to our audience, before being grilled – Dragons’ Den Style – by our two judges, Maren Deeepwell, Chief Executive of ALT […]

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FOTE14 Pitchfest Finalist: Reframed

Reframed is re-inventing the way we consume video. Our mission is to make video truly social. You can create contextual conversations with time-specific comments in video, share them with deep links, follow users and favourite comments. It’s about using video content as a discussion point and building a community, moment by moment. The comments can […]

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FOTE14 Pitchfest Finalist: evaloop ed tech

Objective “We will focus on: improving teaching quality and![…] maintaining student satisfaction levels in relation to the academic experience.” “Focus on frequent and effective communication with students through our website and keep abreast of future technologies.” London School of Economics Strategic Plan 2011 – 2016 How it works evaloop is a mobile app, which provides […]

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Get On Your Soap Box at FOTE14

For those of you following FOTE14 online, this year’s event will feature an interactive Google Hangout bringing you behind the scenes access to FOTE14, including an opportunity to hangout with our keynote speakers and engage directly with the conversation. During the Hangout we will be giving you the chance to get on your soap box […]

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FOTE14 Speaker Bio – Samantha Swift

Having spent the majority of her career at leading global security company, McAfee, Samantha Swift now works as a product manager at McAfee Labs. Being a product manager means that Samantha plays an important role in the global fight against cybercrime. In 2013, Samantha was responsible for the product management of Anti-Malware Core Technologies which have […]

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FOTE14 Pitchfest Finalist: Pod Academy

Pod Academy is an online public gateway to academic research; producing and broadcasting lively, entertaining podcasts about the latest research across disciplines. Combining high level radio production skills with the expertise of leading academics, our podcasts are an excellent learning resource for university staff and students, as well as the general public, and can also […]

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FOTE14 Pitchfest Finalist: MyCQs

MyCQs is an innovative e-learning platform that encourages students to create, practice and share Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) tests with each other. Originally developed by two medical students, James Gupta and Omair Vaiyani, as a learning-aid for people on their course, MyCQs rapidly amassed thousands of users from across the world, and now boasts over […]

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FOTE14 Pitchfest Finalist: Unitu

Unitu is an intelligent way for universities to listen to students’ feedback and improve student satisfaction through online academic networks. Unitu builds online collaboration hubs for students to interact with peers. This creates an active environment in which students can easily provide reps and staff with individual or collective feedback. We provide a simple way […]

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