At Inigral, I’ve been fortunate enough to be able to build an application that integrates with Facebook, perhaps the most advanced and interesting platform ever created.
After months of talking to my parents in depth, as well as advisors and mentors, the decision was pretty clear — my only option was to go to college, and so here I am, ready to go to College of San Mateo in the fall. Now that I know where I’m going to school, I wish I knew more then twenty people that will be attending the same school as me, and would love to find entrepreneurial people like me to meet, and share ideas with.
Our team is having a great semester on the west coast, with lots of momentum built up from successful deployments of Schools on Facebook at the Maricopa Community College District, New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Harvey Mudd College.
Inigral has been fortunate enough to have great Founding Partners. These are schools that bought into the vision of meeting their students where they spend their time online – on Facebook. They helped us mold that vision into something palatable – our Lifecycle Engagement Platform – with a coherent set of capabilities that would extend the power of Facebook and Social Media for Higher Education. We’ve learned a lot, and we’ve built almost as much. We haven’t been perfect. But we’ve been faster and more responsive than any vendor we’ve heard about.
This week’s Facebook Developer Garage was special. It was the first “Roadmap Edition,” where Mark Zuckerberg (Founder and CEO) and Ethan Beard (Director of Facebook Developer Network) took an unprecedented step in terms of laying out Facebook’s near future plans upcoming changes to the platform. This is great for developers because since we’ve wrapped our [...]
Eduventures, a leading research and consulting firm for higher education institutions, hosted their Online Higher Education Learning Collaborative Annual Member Meeting this morning, where over 80 representatives from higher ed online programs gathered to discuss the effects that technology will have on online learning. Amongst the members, approximately 25% were for-profit institutions, while the other [...]
From June 3rd to June 6th, our CEO Michael Staton and I had the pleasure of attending the first ever Internet Week in New York City. Michael was one of five speakers on the “Beyond Facebook: How Will Today’s Students Use the Web of Tomorrow?” panel, hosted by FindingDulcinea on Thursday afternoon. The entire experience was enlightening.
“Hvordan går det?” filled the air Monday night near San Francisco’s Montgomery street Bart Station, as Inigral and Serious Business presented their varying business models to a visiting group of Danish entrepreneurs. Serious Business Founder and CEO Siqi Chen, along with members from Inigral’s founding team including Michael Staton (CEO), Joseph Sofaer, and George Deglin, explained how startups are becoming fully sustainable on top of this emerging platform.
Not often is Tempe, Arizona brought up in conversations about prominent cities for cutting-edge technology. Maybe basketball, as Arizona State University’s James Harden is expected to be a top-five draft pick in this year’s NBA Draft. In higher education however, a conversation about technology can’t be had without them.