LearnStreet Wins Award for Best Technology at LaunchEDU Conference

An online educational start-up that teaches people how to code, wins a prestigious award at a Silicon Valley event for Best Technology.

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Rajiv Parikh - Head of Product, LearnStreet with Jason Calacanis receiving award for Best Technology at LaunchEDU.

Rajiv Parikh - Head of Product, LearnStreet with Jason Calacanis receiving award for Best Technology at LaunchEDU.

We are creating a set of powerful and useful teaching methods to help people learn valuable coding skills to better qualify for tech jobs that are in high demand.

Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2012

LearnStreet, an early stage, online educational start-up that teaches people how to code, won the award for Best Technology at the LaunchEDU event held in Mountain View on June 12-13th.

“We were thrilled to have been selected to present at the LaunchEDU event", said Greg Sherwin, CEO of LearnStreet. “To win the award for Best Technology is a great accomplishment for us. We are building a fantastic platform that teaches people to code. This achievement validates the fact that we are creating a set of powerful and useful teaching methods to help people learn valuable coding skills to better qualify for tech jobs that are in high demand.”

The inaugural LaunchEDU event, hosted by Jason Calacanis (Mahalo, Engadget), included applications from over 300 educational start-ups and only 31 were selected to demo their product at this premier event.

“LearnStreet impressed the judges and our team at Launch Education and Kids 2012,” said Jason Calacanis, host of premiere event. “We’re sure capturing the Best Technology award is the first of many impressive milestones for this promising start up.”

LearnStreet announced the launch of their public beta at the event encouraging coders and non-coders alike to sign up at learnstreet.com.

More about LearnStreet

LearnStreet is an early-stage, VC-backed educational startup that is creating an innovative online learning platform where anyone can learn how to code. LearnStreet initially offers beginner level coding courses for Python, Ruby, and JavaScript. Using multiple teaching modalities -- including a web-based interactive console, video, and pre-built projects in LearnStreet's Code Garage -- LearnStreet offers students multiple ways to overcome basic programming hurdles.

LearnStreet is funded by Khosla Ventures and is being incubated by Regalix Labs, a division of Regalix Inc., with teams in the US and India.For more information, visit learnstreet.com


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