The Canadian Startup News & Tech Innovation blog, Betakit, announce its 11 Canadian Tech Companies Watch List for 2016. Among them, Yaletown portfolio company Showbie ranked for their innovation in EdTech.
Here’s an excerpt…
Alberta is quickly becoming a place to watch for exciting Canadian startups, with companies like Showbie leading the charge. The education system has been desperate for more innovation to help bring their processes into the 21st century. With the price of tablets quickly coming down, Showbie was launched for teachers and students as the “paperless classroom application” in 2012. The company continued to launch new features through 2015 as they gain more traction. With over 2 million teachers and students signed up, Showbie has added the next feature that completes the education circle: parents. Parents can now sign in and track their child’s progress in the classroom, allowing the family to obtain greater transparency and feedback on how they can help their child succeed.
Read the full Betakit article